Honoring Hirschbecks


Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley is honoring John and Denise Hirschbeck and Family as the 2019 Champion for Our Valley’s Children at the ninth annual celebration dinner May 7 at The Lake Club in Poland.

Tickets are $50 each and can be ordered by calling 330-746-8712 or purchasing online at www.akronchildrens.org/mvchampions. Sponsorship information is also available. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and the dinner and program begin at 6:30 p.m.

Each holiday season, the Hirschbecks personally deliver wish-list items to families of Akron Children’s patients with complicated, serious or life-threatening health conditions through the Magic of Michael Foundation formed in memory of the Hirschbecks’ son, Michael, who died in 2014 from complications of Adrenoleukodystrophy, a genetic brain disease.

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