Fun-loving and easygoing – that’s Tyler Stratton. These traits helped him overcome many hurdles, and made him a favorite patient of his doctor and the staff at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. Born with a congenital shortening in his left femur, or thighbone, Tyler had a 5-centimeter difference in his leg lengths. To correct the […]
Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley marked the next milestone in its construction project with a “Topping Off” ceremony. The event recognizes the placement of steel as the next phase of construction for the hospital’s $18.6 million expansion of Building A on the Beeghly campus in Boardman. The beam was signed by employees and those involved […]
Representatives from Akron Children’s Hospital, Mahoning County Children Services and Youngstown City School students planted 1,379 pinwheels in a high-profile spot in Boardman Park to honor victims of child abuse as part of the 11th annual Pinwheels for Prevention campaign. Each pinwheel represents a child who received abuse and neglect services in 2015 in Mahoning […]
On Dec. 14, 2015, Akron Children’s Hospital broke ground for an $18.6 million construction project to expand our Beeghly campus in Boardman by more than 51,000 square feet. This is the first of a 4-phase project that will span the next several years. “When we opened the doors to Mahoning Valley’s only children’s hospital in 2008, […]
It’s become a holiday tradition in the Mahoning Valley, and a signature event for Akron Children’s Hospital. Holiday Hopes and Wishes drew more than 300 people in its 7th year, and proceeds benefited the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Palliative Care Fund. “It’s a fun, festive event that many local businesses have incorporated as an […]
Several national retailers and local small businesses are engaging their customers to help make the holidays brighter for patients at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.