News Release

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Contact: Joy Vann (757) 668-8566 joy.vann@chkd.org

94.9 THE POINT TO BROADCAST HOLIDAY RADIOTHON TO BENEFIT CHKD, DEC. 8-11

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 8, until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 11. Listeners will hear amazing stories of CHKD patients who have overcome great odds to beat illnesses such as cancer and premature birth, and who have survived traumatic events such as car accidents and household mishaps. The live broadcast will originate from the lobby of CHKD and will feature Chuck and Jenna Doud, hosts of the Morning Point show, along with Woo-Woo. All money raised 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.