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William Considine to be honored at Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring event

Bill Considine

Bill Considine

Akron Children’s President and CEO William H. Considine will be honored for his devotion toward the healthcare of children at this year’s Hattie Larlham Circle of Caring gala.

At 33 years, Considine is one of the longest tenured hospital chief executive officers in the country and is known nationally and internationally as a leader and advocate on issues affecting healthcare for children.

Over the past 3 decades, he’s received numerous awards, including the Akron Community Foundation’s Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award in 2011. In addition, he was recently appointed to the board of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Considine is being recognized with Patricia DePompei, RN, MSN, president of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital.

The 2013 Circle of Caring gala will be Saturday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. at the Bertram Inn and Conference Center in Aurora. All proceeds go toward Hattie Larlham, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Tonnie Alliance at (330) 274-2272, ext. 3069, or visit http://www.hattielarlham.org/v/donate-circle-of-caring.asp.