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Holiday Tree Festival spotlight: Building on the Promise

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Visit the 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center from Nov.23- Dec.1, and see the trees, wreaths and holiday gifts. Admission to the festival is free. For more information visit akronchildrens.org/treefestival.

Fulfilling the promise

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Bubbles, balloons and cupcakes marked the end of “My Promise. My Children’s” employee campaign this week in Perkins Square Park. When the final number was revealed, attendees celebrated the $3,843,938 donated by employees during the 3-month campaign which began in April. The “My Promise. My Children’s” campaign raised money for the “Building on the Promise” […]

Groundbreaking ceremony generates big news

Hospital CEO and President Bill Considine gets down in the dirt with the kids

Yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate Akron Children’s future, 7-story critical care tower on its Akron campus generated a lot of buzz.

Construction camera is your view into the building project

A morning view of the construction site.

Watch Akron Children’s construction project as it happens with our new Web camera and interactive archive calendar. You can select any date and time to view the site on that day as well as share your favorite image via email, Facebook and Twitter. There’s also a link to a timelapse video in the bottom left-hand corner. Images are updated every 15 minutes to provide a fresh look at the construction site.

Razing of Child Guidance Building: Building on the Promise (Video)

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The former home of Child Guidance services in Akron (OH) was razed over several days in late April 2013 to help make way for a $200 million expansion of Akron Children’s Hospital.

A little jokester’s journey: Recruiting the best pays off

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Shawna Roach has always enjoyed the benefits that come with Akron Children’s family-centered philosophy for both patients and employees. She was a single mom when she began her career here as a medical assistant 15 years ago.