News Release

Monday, February 04, 2002

Contact: Becky Ceraul, CHKD, (757) 668-8566

CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT CHKD

Beacon Circle and Circle of Hearts of the Norfolk City Union of The King's Daughters are hosting a James Bond Casino Night on March 23, 7:30 p.m., at the Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach. All proceeds from the event benefit Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. Tickets are $42.50 per person and include two complimentary glasses of wine and hors d'oeuvres. Casino games include black jack, craps, roulette and a dice wheel. Winners will receive great prizes, and there will be a 50/50 bonus drawing and a silent auction. To purchase tickets or for more information, call Michele Brooks at 422-2522 or Susan Shaughnessy at 714-6246. CHKD is the regional pediatric referral center serving Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit hospital was founded in 1961 on the philosophy children deserve the highest quality medical care regardless of their family=s ability to pay. Last year, the experts at Children's Hospital treated nearly 130,000 children both as inpatients and outpatients for the routine illnesses of childhood and the extreme complexities of chronic disease and traumatic injuries.