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Morning TV news anchor brings energy to the dance floor

As co-anchor for Fox 8 News in the Morning, Kristi Capel has more charisma than most at 4:30 a.m., and she’s hoping to bring that same charisma to the dance floor as she participates in Akron Children’s Hospitals’ 3rd annual “Dancing for the Kids” event Oct. 24 at the Akron Civic Theatre.

Style and Stitches Fashion Show delights attendees

More than 80 people filled The Tangier on Oct. 8 for the Style and Stitches Fashion Show. The event was sponsored by the Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital, led by President Madeline Bozzelli.

Style and Stitches Fashion Show to make the holidays bright for teen patients

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, The Tangier in Akron will be filled with food, fun fashion and teddy bears for the 2014 Style and Stitches Fashion Show. Sponsored by the Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital, led by President Madeline Bozzelli, the event will showcase the latest in kids’ styles while raising money for the hospital’s patients […]

Weekend full of radiothon, fundraising walks, and teddy bear caravan

Radiothon

For most families the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest of the year. I’ll admit, we’re usually fairly busy then too, but nothing compares to the hectic rush of the middle of September.

“Miracles and Promises” Radiothon has record year

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley annual “Miracles and Promises” Radiothon” had a record year, raising $219,450. This is 14 percent more than last year and the most raised in the event’s six-year history.

Tyler Jordan: a 14 year old full of pranks and spunk

Tyler with his parents

Tyler Jordan’s family first came to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley when he was 8 years old to be treated for cerebral palsy, because of its close location to their home in Niles. His mom, Glenna, remembers being told when Tyler was born that he would never walk, talk, etc. We are happy to say […]