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Building the perfect children's hospital

Parents of children who have been treated at Akron Children’s were invited to brainstorm ideas for the design of a new medical tower, which will open on the Akron campus in 2015. They were encouraged to share what matters most to them when visiting the hospital. A separate brainstorming session was held for children who have been patients at the hospital. Learn how you can participate

Akron Children’s to host global health conference

Rev. Rick Frechette, a respected physician, priest and author, will share his experiences helping children in Haiti during two events at Akron Children's this October. The first event, the Global Health Conference, will feature a variety of topics ranging from public policy to international adoption. Follow the conference on Twitter using the hastag #GHconf. Learn more

Nurses receive statewide recognition

Two nurse practitioners, Tracey Herstich and Julie Tsirambidis, were recently named 2012 Pediatric Nurse Practitioners of the Year by the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) for their work in Haiti. They will be honored at a ceremony in Columbus on Oct. 19. Read more

Bikers bring bears and goodwill

Each fall, Bowery Street is filled with the roar of motorcycle engines and thousands of bikers who have made the 45-mile ride from Dover to say thank you to their children’s hospital. The Children’s Caravan began in 1996 after a grateful mother, Penny Martin, wanted to show her appreciation to the hospital. Read more

Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
Buffalo Wild Wings Eat Wings, Raise Funds Day
  Saturday, October 13
Buffalo Wild Wings, Southern Park Mall
11 a.m.
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NICU Reunion
  Saturday, October 20
Summit County Fairgrounds
1 p.m.
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Miracles & Promises radiothon raises $190,455

Last week, listeners tuned in to support Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley's Miracles and Promises Radiothon. The fourth annual radiothon raised more than $190,455 for patient care programs and services in the Mahoning Valley. Thanks to the donors, sponsors, volunteers and staff who made this possible. Listen now

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