News Release

Friday, November 12, 2004

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

94.9 THE POINT BROADCASTS HOLIDAY


"RADIOTHON" TO BENEFIT CHKD, DEC. 9-12

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. -- Radio station 94.9 The Point (WPTE FM 94.9) will broadcast a four-day "Radiothon" to benefit Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters from 5:30 a.m. Thursday, December 9 until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 12. Listeners will hear amazing stories of CHKD patients who have overcome insurmountable odds to beat illnesses such as cancer and premature birth, and who have survived tragic events such as car accidents and household mishaps. The live broadcast will originate from the lobby of CHKD and will feature Chuck Doud and Jenna Kehoe, hosts of the Morning Point show. All money raised at this year's Radiothon will be used to purchase equipment, fund research and provide patient care programs at Children's Hospital. Listeners can phone in pledges during the Radiothon by calling 668-9000