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Restaurant donates more than $15,000 to Akron Children's Hospital

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AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Executives from Eat 'n Park restaurants have presented a $15,795 check to representatives from Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley.

The donation, which was presented during a ceremony at the Austintown restaurant on Wednesday, represents the total raised during the five-week Caring for Kids campaign.

The annual fundraiser was conducted this past holiday season at all Mahoning Valley area Eat 'n Park restaurants, including the Austintown, Boardman and Warren locations.

Fundraising events varied by location and included "Tips for Tots" nights, raffles, prizes, games and more.

Over the past five years, more than $65,000 has been raised for Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley through the Eat 'n Park Caring for Kids Campaign.

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