This year Children’s opened a new 8-story tower including a cancer and blood center area, a newborn intensive care unit and an added critical care complex.
Nick Roberts, VP of marketing for Cox Media Group, said: “When you think about it, doing anything for 20 years in a row is a feat. Watching Nancy and Frye work, it’s not easy. It’s 36 hours of broadcasting over a 3-day period.
“We’ve raised almost $4 million in donations over that time and I can’t be more proud our team. They pour so much emotion into this. When you see the new tower and life-saving equipment we’ve purchased over the past 20 years, it blows your mind.”
Roberts, who also is on the Children’s Hospital Foundation board, said Brooks met privately with station employees in 2016.
“He’s been very good to our station and to the hospital,” Roberts said. “It’s kind of mind-blowing to think that one of the biggest entertainers in music history has that kind of connection to Dayton.”