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On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.

Hand made: Beeghly campus employees add personal touch to playroom renovation

Handprints were part of the design for Beeghly campus playroom

Employees in the pediatrics unit at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus wanted to add a special, personal touch to the inpatient playroom that was part of a broader hospital renovation project.

Our 50 favorite photos from 2014

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Check out our 50 favorite photos from 2014.

Celebrating 125 years

Celebrating 125th anniversary

Throughout 2015, we will be celebrating Akron Children’s 125th anniversary. We’ll celebrate, not by counting the years, but by cherishing the memories, friendships and connections that have created the smiles and laughs that ring throughout our halls. That’s what our 125 means to us. Learn more about our year-long celebration at 125.akronchildrens.org, and by following […]

Boy’s hospital room is where Christmas wishes, wedding vows unite

Something's missing! Nurse Angela Slates presents Sarah with a piece of white "wedding"cake from the hospital cafeteria.

Sarah Lewis, 27, and Bill Cramer, 28, chose Christmas morning as the date and their 4-year-old son’s hospital room as the setting for their wedding.

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.”

NICU grad and her mom deliver gifts of hope

Kamryn Wokojance delivers Christmas trees to NICU families

For Amy Wokojance, Christmas just isn’t Christmas until her family makes its annual visit to Akron Children’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) delivering decorated miniature trees to every baby.