News Release

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman

94.9 The Point to Host Annual Radiothon to Benefit CHKD

December 9-12

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 Dec. 9-12. Afternoon Point hosts Chuck and Woo Woo will broadcast live from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 9-11; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.

This will be the eighth year that 94.9 The Point take to the airwaves to raise money for CHKD. During all four days of the radiothon, listeners will hear 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 fires.

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.