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Trees sparkle with inspiration at the Holiday Tree Festival

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As you walk past the Angel’s Wings tree at the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, the first thing you notice is the large, carefully-crafted angel wings at the top. But, if you stop to take a closer look, you notice a framed picture of a bright-eyed, dimple-checked little boy who serves as the tree’s inspiration. […]

Contributing to #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2 will help support the Toy Fund

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Every dollar donated to Akron Children’s goes right back to our patients and their families. On Dec. 2, you can be a part of this cycle of giving by supporting Akron Children’s during the 3rd annual #GivingTuesday celebration.

Hats off to volunteerism

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Abraham Lincoln, Indiana Jones and even Dr. Seuss tales were all known for their hats. And while you won’t find Mary Leuca’s hat in Hollywood or the history books, you can see her ever-changing volunteer ‘hat’ on display at Akron Children’s Hospital and the 2014 Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center. “I […]

Holiday Tree Festival Tree Spotlight – Just B Hopeful

In the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, Just B Design and Abshire and Haylan’s, a jewelry store in Stow, Ohio, wanted to do something unique with their tree, which they named Just B Hopeful.

Tree Spotlight: Pennies from Heaven

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Rhonda Sloan and Colleen Morgan of Macy’s Department Store found the inspiration behind their Holiday Tree Festival tree design from the poem Pennies from Heaven. Their tree is one of many unique trees you can see at this year’s 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center through Nov. 30. Admission is free.

Holiday Tree Festival: A dazzling display of dedication

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Twinkling lights, beautifully-decorated trees and dazzling displays are set to shine at the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, which for many, kicks off the holiday season on Nov. 22. The festival, which is presented by the volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital, is expected to draw more than 250,000 visitors during its 9-day run.