News Release

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043

Grand Opening Reception at Shula’s 347 to Benefit CHKD

Enjoy an evening in the tradition of the National Football League’s winningest coach.

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—A reception celebrating the grand opening of Norfolk’s newest downtown restaurant, Shula’s 347, will be held 5-8 p.m. February 2 at The Norfolk Waterside Marriott. The reception will be hosted by NFL coaching legend Don Shula and his wife Mary Anne. All proceeds from the reception will go to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. Shula’s 347 is described as “more than a restaurant that offers the finest Angus Beef® steaks, dark wood ambience and the very best in premier sports entertainment. It’s an experience.” Coach Shula says: “I don’t know any other way to lead, but by example.” Tickets for the reception are $50 per person. For tickets or information, call (757) 282-6347. 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.