News Release

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman (757) 668-7554 Greg.Lampman@chkd.org

19th Annual Fall Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit CHKD

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. —The Tidewater Association of Convenience Stores and Automotive Repair will host the 19th Annual Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Fall Charity Golf Festival October 21 at the NAS Oceana Aeropines Golf Club in Virginia Beach. The event will be a Florida best ball competition with a shotgun start at noon.

Entry fee is $125 per player and includes green fee, cart, on-course refreshments, prizes, pre-tournament box lunch and a post-tournament dinner.

Area businesses may donate prizes for awards and raffle, which also will benefit CHKD. Major tournament sponsors are Anheuser-Busch and Atlantic Dominion Distributors. For more information or to register, call (757) 287-3896.

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 last year handled approximately 6,100 inpatient admissions and 200,000 outpatient specialty, surgical and emergency room visits, 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.

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only freestanding pediatric hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Founded in 1961, the not-for-profit hospital provides care to more than 160,000 children each year as inpatients and outpatients, addressing routine and complex illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions.