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Children’s Healing Center to Celebrate Grand Opening

First Year-Round Recreation Center in Nation for Children with Weak Immune Systems Will Officially Open to Families

CHC, September 14, 2015

Interview with Executive Director Amanda Winn

We talk about the opening of a first of its kind recreation center for kids struggling with cancer and other issues that leave their immune systems weak.

The Morning Show with Shelley Irwin, July 9, 2015

Rec center made for children with weak immune systems

The country’s first year-round recreation center for children with weak immune systems will open its doors this September.

eightWest, July 8, 2015

New rec center will give sick kids a safe place to play

A new recreation center set to open in Grand Rapids will give children with weak immune systems and their families a safe, germ-free place to play.

Michigan Radio, July 6, 2015

Ill children to get safe place to play in healing center

The first year-round recreational center in the nation specifically designed for kids coping with cancer or serious illness will open in September in Grand Rapids.

The Associated Press, July 6, 2015

Unique children's center is a dream come true for former patient

Once upon a time, a young cancer patient named Amanda Winn had a dream.

The Grand Rapids Press, July 5, 2015

Children’s Healing Center provides germ-free space

West Michigan will welcome a new addition to the field of health care this fall when the first recreational center for children with weak immune systems opens its doors.

Grand Rapids Business Journal, July 3, 2015

Interview with Executive Director Amanda Winn

Amanda Winn, Executive Director Children’s Healing Center, on Sound Off with Dave Jaconette

Sound Off with Dave Jaconette, June 30, 2015

Children's Healing Center provides germ-free environment for children

Children diagnosed with cancer can often feel isolated because their immune systems are compromised they can't often play with other children or even go to a restaurant but that's about to change thanks to the Children's Healing Center.

WZZM, June 25, 2015

Recreation center for sick children to open in GR

The country’s first year-round recreation center for children with weak immune systems is scheduled to open this fall in Grand Rapids.

WOOD-TV8, June 25, 2015

Sick children will get safe place to play in 'first-of-its-kind' healing center

The first year-round recreational center in the nation specifically designed for kids coping with cancer or serious illness will open in September in Grand Rapids.

MLive, June 25, 2015