When Akron Children’s Hospital opened the doors to its Beeghly campus in 2008, its goal was to fill the need left behind from the closing of Tod Children’s Hospital in 2007. But it quickly transformed into a catalyst for extraordinary growth in the Mahoning Valley. On Wednesday, Dec. 5, hospital and community leaders, staff, patients […]
A record 25 local business and community leaders shadowed Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley clinicians during the 8th annual Up Close day. The program is aimed at increasing awareness of the hospital’s programs and services, and opening lines of communication between the medical staff and community representatives. “Akron Children’s Hospital is truly a community asset, […]
Luke Holko and his buddies wanted to move to some open seats closer to the dugout in the latter stages of this year’s “Luke Holko Day” game with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. It’s one game almost every year the team holds in his honor to celebrate his recovery and continued good health following a horrific […]
Seven-year-old Morgan Robertson calls her triplet siblings “my boys” in quite a mother-like fashion. When they’re being cooperative, that is. “When she’s mad, it’s ‘the brothers,’” her mother, Kelly Robertson, explained. Morgan is the boss, mom said, and has been since the three were in the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley NICU nearly eight years […]
For Julie Costas of Canfield, all it took was one phone call back in 2008 to get involved in a yet-to-be-named volunteer group to support the hospital’s fundraising arm. “I’ve always loved working with children,” she said. “I was the first person to call JoAnn (Stock) when I found out she was going to be […]
Construction and renovations have begun for our special care nursery and inpatient unit on our Beeghly campus. The inpatient unit will have more room to expand, while the special care nursery will provide private rooms for all patient families.