News Release

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Contact: Joy Vann, (757) 668-8566,

Food Lion Carnival to Benefit CHKD, June 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. – Food Lion will host an old-fashioned carnival for the whole family to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, June 3, at the store located at 5461 Wesleyan Drive, in the Wesleyan Shopping Center in Virginia Beach. Fun and games will include a NASCAR simulator, slides, moonwalk, face painting, and an antique car show. There will also be presentations by the Virginia Beach Fire and Police Department and performances by a live band and clowns. Traditional carnival treats will include snow cones, hotdogs and cotton candy. For information or directions, call Food Lion at 499-8133. CHKD 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 162,000 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.