The Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament slated for February 25

January 26, 2017

TWIG 3, an auxiliary of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, invites the public to its Westy Open Paddle Tennis Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, February 25. All proceeds from the event benefit Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
 
Participants will have the opportunity to compete in an all-day, co-ed paddle tennis tournament held at multiple locations throughout Columbus. Depending on skill-level, players will be assigned to play at Elysium Tennis Club, The Lakes Golf and Country Club and Scioto Country Club. All skill-levels are welcome. Morning and afternoon sessions are available.
 
All participants are encouraged to stay after they are done playing to enjoy food and beverages, congratulate the winning teams, and celebrate a great day of paddle tennis.
 
For sponsor information or to register for the tournament, visit Give.NationwideChildrens.org/TheWestyOpen
 
More information is also available by contacting Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation at (614) 355-5415 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 the hospital. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $28 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 Memorial Tournament Volunteer Committee 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 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.