For the second year in a row, Akron Children’s Executive Vice President Shawn Lyden and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert McGregor agreed to go “Over the Edge” for the Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities.
Archives for August 2015
With so many players stuck on the sidelines with hamstring, shoulder, elbow or other injuries, I can’t help but wonder if it’s due to overtraining.
Players are training the same muscles hard year-round, instead of taking the recommended full season off (3 months), and are incurring more wear and tear. The race to be the biggest, fastest, strongest athlete may come at a cost.
Adorned in princess hats and knight helmets, patients enjoyed everything from games like mini-croquet, bowling, tic-tac-toe and spin the wheel to a craft area where they were able to decorate swords and shields, pose for a caricature artist, get their faces painted or just be silly in a photo booth.
Everyone was totally amped for Aluminum Cans for Burned Children’s (ACBC) first annual 80s Prom fundraiser, held Aug. 15, at Studio 526 in Akron. Big collars and even bigger hair were a common sight among the more than 60 attendees. The evening featured dinner and dancing to a non-stop stream of the greatest hits of […]
A gifted athlete, Megan Merrill didn’t let ovarian cancer stop her. Now, the former cancer patient gives back as much as she can to help other children with cancer.
Scholar athlete Anna Rosenthal will begin her freshman year at Copley High School this week with a plan in her pocket to combat the severe migraines that caused her to miss 10 percent of 8th grade last year.