News Release

Friday, November 10, 2006

Contact: George Stinnett, (757) 668-7424,

94.9 The Point to Broadcast Holiday Radiothon to Benefit CHKD, Dec. 7 - 10

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 7, until 5 p.m. Sunday, December 10.

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 with the morning Point’s Chuck, Jenna and 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.