Nationwide Children's Hospital Women's Board Celebrates 125 Years

August 14, 2017

On Friday, October 20, the Women’s Board at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will celebrate 125 years of outstanding service to the hospital. In preparation for this event, the Celebration Committee is looking for any memorabilia pertaining to the Women’s Board. Now is the time to pull out old boxes from the attic or basement, and donate or lend it to Nationwide Children’s to commemorate the wonderful contributions the Women’s Board has made to the hospital over the last 125 years. Deadline for donations is October 1, 2017.

Women’s Board is also looking for past Women’s Board members to be involved in the festivities. If you are a past member or know a past member please send their name and contact information to Mary Derr at or call Mary at 614-355-5432.

As part of the original vision of Nationwide Children’s Hospital when it was founded in 1892, the Women’s Board has been serving the hospital for 125 years, raising funds to support the hospital’s mission of providing outstanding health care to all children.


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