Mahoning Valley’s Sharon Hrina named Business Professional of the Year http://inside.akronchildrens.org/2015/09/08/mahoning-valleys-sharon-hrina-named-business-professional-of-the-year/

Akron Children’s Hospital was recognized for its impact to the local community with the naming of Sharon Hrina as “Business Professional of the Year” by the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber.

Scrappers honor families affected by childhood cancer

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers helped kick off National Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness Month with some special treatment for cancer survivors during the Mahoning Valley’s 4th Annual Kid’s Hematology/Oncology Awareness Celebration.

Clubs for Kids Golf Classic raises nearly $50,000 for Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley

The event also featured a youth golf clinic sponsored by The Tod Family Foundation. Sixty children participated in the observation clinic that focused on grip, stance, posture and alignment, as well as chipping and putting instruction.

Cancer survivor James Dimuccio asks others to Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer

James knows the struggle kids and their families face when they’re battling cancer. Diagnosed with leukemia in 2008, he spent the next 3 ½ years in treatment, first at the hospital’s Akron campus and then at our Beeghly campus. James is telling his story and encouraging his classmates to purchase special gold shoelaces as part of “Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer” during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.

Youngstown patient represents Akron Children’s on Capitol Hill at Advocacy Day

Despite all his medical complications and the exhausting days of surgeries and treatments he’s endured, three year-old Chase Flaherty’s eyes open wide and he flashes a smile when his favorite song, Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger,” is within earshot.

Mahoning Valley Healthy Kids event promotes ABCs of safe sleep and dangers of distracted driving

Trooper Michael Landers of the Ohio Highway Patrol wasn’t writing tickets on this day, but he left a lasting impression to the children and teens who took the wheel of a distracted driving simulator at a Mahoning Valley Healthy Kids Coalition Fitness & Safety Fair event at the Southern Park Mall in Boardman.