The Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament and Post Party Slated for March 9

February 5, 2013

TWIG III of Nationwide Children’s Hospital invites the public to their 12th annual Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament and Post Party event on Saturday, March 9, 2013. All proceeds from the event will benefit the pediatric cancer program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Beginning in the morning, guests will have the opportunity to compete in an all-day, co-ed paddle tournament held at multiple locations throughout Columbus. Depending on skill-level, players will be assigned to play at Columbus Country Club, New Albany Country Club, Rocky Fork Hunt Club, Scioto Country Club and Worthington Hills Country Club. All skill-levels are welcome. New this year is a Beginner’s Clinic which is being offered at the Elysium Tennis Club in Plain City.

The Westy Open Post Party will be held 6 – 9 p.m. March 9 at The Jeffrey Mansion, 165 North Parkview, Bexley, OH 43209. The post party will be a fun, casual evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle.

Ticket information for both the tournament and the post party is available at

For more information and to register, contact Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-0888 or

About TWIG
TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of the hospital. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $27 million to support patient care, education and research at Nationwide Children’s. 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, more than 1,000 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fundraising 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 more than 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