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A memorable Christmas for kids

When Carldon Lahey went for a walk Jan. 6, 2007, he never could have predicted the outcome. “I received a calling from God that day,” said Lahey. “And I have been following that calling ever since. It’s that simple.” That calling not only changed Lahey’s life – it has changed…

Meet Joanne Lagmay, M.D.

Joanne Lagmay, MD What Joanne Lagmay, M.D., defines as her dream job is often surprising to others. As a pediatric oncologist at Shands Hospital for Children at UF, she treats children with solid tumors and more specifically sarcomas, or bone and muscle tumors. “When…

Sam Blakemore

In many ways, Sam Blakemore is a typical, active 10-year-old boy. He loves to throw hoops on the basketball court, swim in the pool with his friends and play HALO and Modern Warfare on Xbox.  But Sam has a special spirit. He has overcome more trials and tribulations than…

May is for Miracles

And you can be a part of it! More than a dozen North American outlets, thousands of store employees and millions of supporters are dedicating the month of May to help sick and injured kids receiving treatment at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Here’s how you can get involved: GIVE:…

Alachua County Senior Center to provide hope for area’s elderly

Nearly 200 people gathered for the ground breaking of the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center at Northside Park (5710 N.W. 34th Street) on Sept. 14. This $5 million, 17,000-square-foot center will be the only one of its kind in the county. To fund this project, we received $1.5 million…