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2014-01-08 16:26:29

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akron Children's Hospital is honoring its patients by making them part of its future with the "Graffiti Project." A component of the hospital's $200 million campus expansion, the Graffiti Project honors current and former patients in the construction of its medical building. The names of 200 patients, nominated by Akron Children's employees, doctors and board members, will be spray-painted in 15-inch tall letters on the concrete slabs of...

2011-04-15 09:35:00

AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a growing initiative to offer parents practical strategies and perspectives on everyday parenting issues, Akron Children's Hospital of Akron, Ohio, announces the launch of its 60-Second Positive Parenting(TM) video series. Hosted by child psychologist Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, director of Akron Children's Parenting and Family Support Services, the new 60-second segments premiere every Wednesday and feature topics ranging from management of...

2009-06-12 10:30:00

- Foundation partners with Akron Children's Hospital, Summit County Educational Service Center to provide full-range of services to families with children who have autism - Center to be built in Copley Township FAIRLAWN, Ohio, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Autism Family Foundation of Northeast Ohio today announced the creation of the Robert J. Keegan Family Center for Autism. The center, which will be located on Cleveland-Massillon Road in Copley Township, will offer a full-range of services...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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