Nine local talents danced their way into the hearts of more than 500 people recently at the 3rd annual “Dancing for the Kids” event at the Akron Civic Theatre. The show raised $93,386 for the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Akron Children’s.
Within a weekend, my daughter went from an active high school senior to being diagnosed with a rare and serious disorder in 2009.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and young athletes across the country are showing their support of kids touched by cancer by wearing special gold laces.
The 9th annual Hail to the Chefs event on Friday, May 30, at Lake Forest Country Club will feature great food, cocktails, entertainment and a charity auction.
From the time he was a little boy, Jeffrey Hord said he was going to be a doctor. “I don’t remember saying it, but my mom told me that I always did,” said Dr. Hord, the director of Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Spat might be named after a gangster from the movie, “Some Like It Hot,” but there’s nothing sinister about this golden retriever and card-carrying member of the Akron Children’s Hospital Doggie Brigade.