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A letter from Larry – March 2021

Hello and welcome to March. March brings us hope that spring is not far behind!

The Children’s Foundation is remaining very active as we settle into a new year.

We’re getting ready for our Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Summit which will take place virtually this year in partnership with so many of our wonderful sponsors and speakers. Registration will soon be open. You can learn more about the event, here.

We’re also getting closer to our Fifth Annual Derby for Kids which will take place in-person on May 1 at the Country Club of Detroit. This festive event supports world class cancer research at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. We will again be taking all safety precautions necessary to have a successful and safe event.

Also in March, will be launching a new weekly program with Entercom Communications to be known as Pathways to Wellness. Will be focusing in on our more than 115 partners with important information for families, children and young adults.

We’re also getting ready to launch our ongoing podcast also known as Pathways to Wellness, with Larry Burns. This will be in partnership with Crain’s Detroit Business and I am looking forward to interviewing so many leaders within the community that are committed to ensuring healthy and safe lives for our children and families.

As I said, we’re off and running in the new year.

To all my fellow American Irishman, happy St. Patrick’s Day, as well as to all the once-a-year Irish. ☘️Enjoy!


Lawrence J. Burns
President & CEO

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