News Release

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Contact: Joy Sawyer, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

Keagan's Irish Pub and Restaurant

Grand Opening Celebration To Benefit CHKD, Nov. 20

VIRGINIA BEACH -- Keagan's Irish Pub and Restaurant, located at the Virginia Beach Town Center, will host a grand opening celebration to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20. Tickets, $35, include heavy hors d'oeuvres and a buffet featuring traditional Irish cuisine, seafood, American specialties and beverages. Authentic Irish music will be provided by Kevin West. For tickets and information, call 422-9545. The 180-seat restaurant, decorated with furnishings and accent pieces imported from Ireland, will open to the public at 4 p.m. Nov. 22. Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only facility of its kind in Virginia, serving the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit hospital was founded in 1961 and provides care to approximately 160,000 children each year as inpatients and outpatients, addressing routine and complex illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions. The CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service Health Centers and satellite offices throughout its service region. The organization also includes a child care center, Center for Pediatric Research, health education initiatives and a multitude of avenues through which our very generous community provides philanthropic support, including numerous Thrift Store locations.