The 6th annual Dancing for the Kids event, hosted by the Emerging Leaders of Akron Children’s Hospital and presented by Northwestern Mutual, raised a record-breaking $155,613 to benefit cancer research at the hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancers and Blood Disorders. Dance Unlimited, a therapeutic dance program at Akron Children’s for patients of all […]
The Emerging Leaders, an advisory board dedicated to raising funds for Akron Children’s Hospital, will host the Dancing for the Kids event on Oct. 20. The event, presented by Northwestern Mutual, will benefit cancer research at the hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Each year, the fundraiser brings together local celebrities […]
Today, Owen Waller lives the life of most 6th graders. He enjoys music, does well in school, plays video games, participates in Boy Scouts, and has a passion for baseball. And though the Boardman resident has no trouble running the bases now, it wasn’t always that way. Parents Maureen Frost and John Waller began noticing […]
Trevor Weigand would like nothing better than to be a typical 11-year-old boy. But medical complications at age 4, followed by a cancer diagnosis at age 5, have complicated that carefree life.