Sixth Annual Pumpkinpalooza to Take Place September 27 at Lynd Fruit Farm

September 4, 2014

The sixth annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza, benefiting the Nationwide Children’s Hospital inpatient rehabilitation unit, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lynd Fruit Farm, located at 9590 Morse Road SW in Pataskala.

Hosted by TWIG, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s, attendees are invited to enjoy a day-long family-focused autumn festival. Held in a country setting, TWIG Pumpkinpalooza features food, hayrides, a pumpkin patch, games, crafts, corn maze, Pick-a-Prize and more. Pumpkinpalooza supports Nationwide Children's and brings communities together.

Activity Wristbands are now on sale. Admission is free, with wristbands/tickets sold per activity and for food. Three different wristbands are offered; Toddler Fun Pass (ages 3 and younger - $11), Kid’s Fun Pass (ages 4 to 12 - $15) and the Adult Fun Pass (13 years and older - $11). You can purchase your Pumpkinpalooza passes in advance or learn more about the activities included with a pass by visiting www.nationwidechildrens.org/pumpkinpalooza. Passes will also be offered at the gate.

For more information, please contact Ashton Slagel at (614) 355-0854 or Ashton.Slagel@NationwideChildrens.org. Additional corporate sponsorships opportunities are still available.

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 $28 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 800 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 over 70 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 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare 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 nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 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 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.