'Cards for Kids' Slated for October 18

October 3, 2011

TWIG III invites participants to ‘Deal A Hand’ for Nationwide Children’s Hospital by attending Cards for Kids on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Scioto Country Club, 2196 Riverside Drive in Upper Arlington.

Participants can enter their foursome into a party bridge event, or enter as an individual and receive a basic bridge lesson from instructor Marsha Reall. Players can also enter their foursome to play the card game of their choice. Lunch and prizes will be provided.

The entry fee is $100 per person and all proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For more information, please contact Linda Arthur at (614) 486-4946 or Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0888 or Niki.Shafer@nationwidechildrens.org.

About TWIG
TWIG of Nationwide Children's Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children's Hospital.  Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $27 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children's Hospital.  The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay.  Today, over 1,000 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fund-raising efforts such as the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, BIA Parade of Homes, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by over 60 individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.