After hours of pacing through the lot in the cold snow, you’ve found it – the perfect Christmas tree. Once you’ve brought it home, the question is, how should you decorate it? Don’t worry. The experienced decorators at Akron Children’s Holiday Tree Festival are here to help. Lori Reilly, a professional florist and a decorator […]
Donated by Stan’s Towing, “The Joy of Christmas” lights up the room. Decorator Jill Pangas, her sister, Renee Campbell, and her mother, Fay Perry, used a classic red and green color scheme with yellow and blue ornaments to make this tree shine.
Dr. Robert Klein’s house is filled with model trains. They have been a passion of his since he was a 5-year-old boy. Now, the retired Akron Children’s surgeon and his wife share their love of trains each year by donating one to the annual Holiday Tree Festival.
Donated by Jeff and Eun White, “Christmas Sage and Crimson Beauty” radiates sophistication and elegance. Lori Reilly, who has been a decorator at the Tree Festival for 25 years, incorporated her work as a florist into this year’s design. Glitter-embossed calla lilies and butterflies shimmer throughout the tree.
All my life I knew I wanted to be a mother. When people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always replied “a mommy.” My dreams came true in late February when I found out I was pregnant with twins. From the beginning, I was terrified because I knew there […]
As we near Akron Children’s Be the Match registry drives Nov. 16 and 18, many of us may ask ourselves, “Should I register?” Consider the case of 14-year-old Jimmie Radcliff, of Canton, Ohio. He’s an athletic kid who likes to wrestle and play football. When he complained of hip pain after a gym class in […]