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Akron Children’s places 1,352 pinwheels at Beeghly campus to honor child abuse victims

Pinwheels for Prevention

To honor Child Abuse Prevention Month, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley placed 1,352 pinwheels on the front lawn of its Beeghly campus, each representing a child who received abuse and neglect services in 2014 in Mahoning County.

Amateur radio club patches in Mahoning Valley patients to Santa

Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association patches patients into Santa

Volunteers from the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association made their annual rounds recently at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus in Boardman. The radio operators visited nearly 20 children in the ER and on patient floors carrying novel-looking radio equipment patched directly into the “North Pole.”

Employee credits weight loss challenge with jump start to health

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They say triumph is born out of tragedy. For Linda Grachanin, add in some fortunate timing from a corporate weight-loss program and support from beloved colleagues, and you have a successful recipe for a health transformation.

Parents wanted for hospital advisory council

Parents weighed in on various design aspects of our new office in Warren.

Volunteer opportunities abound at Akron Children’s Hospital, including ones where your voice can be heard directly by hospital administration, and your input can lead to improvements in care and new hospital policies and procedures.

Akron Children’s opens new location in Warren

Starting Nov. 17, Akron Children’s will offer specialty services in Warren. Services will include cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, urology, lab and radiology. To celebrate the new space, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house.

Akron Children’s Mahoning Valley encourages high school students to Say Yes

Allison Engstrom, Development Coordinator in the Mahoning Valley, answers questions during the Yes Fest.

Yes Fest is designed for students in 8th through 12th grade, and sets out the answer the question, “After I ‘just say no’ to drugs, what can I ‘say yes’ to?