News Release

Thursday, July 14, 2005

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

Car Raffle to Benefit CHKD

Take a chance, and give kids a chance.

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—For only $5, you could win a new, 2005 Mercury Montego, which will be raffled off at CHKD, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, at noon, September 23. The fully equipped automobile, valued at approximately $28,000, was provided by Lynnhaven Lincoln-Mercury in Virgina Beach, a part of the Southern Hospitality Automotive Group. The car is on display outside the main entrance of the hospital. Tickets may be purchased on line at or by calling (757) 668-9000. 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.