A gem of a gift

On Oct. 24, Akron Children’s Hospital announced the name of its new medical building on the Akron campus: the Kay Jewelers Pavilion.

The new building was named in recognition of Kay® Jewelers continued support and recent $10 million gift towards the “Building on the Promise” capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children’s history.

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Niles boy with leukemia flies high as “Pilot for a Day”

It was a day of non-stop grinning for 11 year-old Jacob Sypert from Niles, the latest “Pilot for a Day” at the 910th Airlift Wing in Vienna.


Giving flu vaccines in schools is as easy as A-B-C

Akron Children’s began offering the flu vaccines in nearly a dozen schools, making it easier and more convenient than ever to get children immunized. On Tuesday alone, about 2,000 Akron Public School children were immunized. The rest of the district was being covered today and tomorrow.