10th Annual a dvine affair Slated for April 19

April 8, 2013

The 10th annual “a d’vine affair” will be held 6:30 – 11 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013 at The Boat House at Confluence Park. Proceeds from this wine tasting event benefit Lavender Ribbons Inc., a non-profit organization raising funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

This event will feature premium domestic and international wines, microbrews and an array of appetizers, and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $85 in advance, $150 for a couple or $95 per person at the door. Attire for the event is business casual.

Proceeds from “a d’vine affair” will maintain the Cancer Coping Kits program for newly diagnosed pediatric cancer patients at Nationwide Children’s. Each kit is customized for a specific age range.

For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, contact Helen Krouse, event chairperson and president of Lavender Ribbons, at (614) 895-5648 or lavenderribons@wowway.com.

Lavender Ribbons Inc, is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer support services in central Ohio. Since its inception 10 years ago, the event has raised more than $130,000 for area cancer support services.

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.