Marengo, IL (PRWEB) September 5, 2008
The Mecum muscle and collector car auction to be held Saturday, September 6th at the Bob McDorman 35th Annual Corvette & Classic Chevy will mark the second year in a row that Mecum Auction has raised money in support of Nationwide Children's Hospital of Columbus, Ohio.
"It's important to remember those in need and we're pleased to support Nationwide Children's Hospital for the second year in a row," said Dana Mecum, president of Mecum Auction.
"Our staff and patients' families deeply appreciate the support of Mecum," said Matt Levering, Assistant Director of Annual Giving in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation. "This kind of support speaks of a sincere concern for the welfare of children and an understanding that because children are our future, the future is only as strong and healthy as our children."
About the Event
The Bob McDorman 35th Annual Corvette & Classic Chevy show will be held this Friday and Saturday, September 5th & 6th at Bob McDorman Chevrolet, 5885 Gender Road, Canal Winchester, Ohio. Admission to the show and auction is $10 per person with children under 12 years of age admitted free. Gates open 9:00 AM Friday and 7:30 AM Saturday. For more information, see the event web site at http://www.classicchevyandcorvetteshow.com or call (614) 267-8388.
About the Auction
The Mecum High Performance Auction at Bob McDorman Chevrolet during the 35th Annual Corvette & Classic Chevy Show will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, September 6th. The auction is open to all cars 1982 and older. Consignments to the auction may be made in advance and up through Saturday morning. Proceeds will benefit the Nationwide Children's Hospital of Columbus, Ohio. Bidder, event and accommodation information is available online at http://www.Mecum.com or by calling (815) 568-8888.
About Nationwide Children's Hospital
Ranked in the U.S. News & World Reports 2008 list of Americas Best Children's Hospitals, Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the nations largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children, adolescents and adult patients with congenital disease. A medical staff of nearly 900 and a hospital staff of 6,000 provide state-of-the-art pediatric care for more than 700,000 patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded, free-standing pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children's remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of any family's ability to pay. More information is available at http://www.NationwideChildrens.org.
The Mecum Auction Company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars, muscle cars and Corvettes for over twenty years. In spring 2008, the Company sold its fifty-thousandth car. Consignment, Bidder, event and accommodation information is available online at http://www.Mecum.com or by calling (815) 568-8888.