A birthday with others in mind

Elizabeth Palmer, left, and Riley Hill, right, present a check to Jill McIlroy of the Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation.Bethel Middle School seventh grade students Elizabeth Palmer and Riley Hill presented checks[more] in the amount $2,055 to Arkansas Children’s Hospital on Friday, Feb. 3, after having their 13th birthday party where they accepted donations to the hospital to go towards a Giraffe Omni Bed (NICU equipment) instead of presents.

The party was held on Jan. 28, at Bishop Park where the generous group of kids enjoyed a DJ with dancing, a photobooth, cakeballs and treats with ACH furnishing armbands and cups. Elizabeth Palmer is a member of the volleyball, track and cheer teams at Bethel and Riley Hill is a member of the volleyball, basketball, track and dance teams at Bethel.

Riley Hill and Elizabeth Palmer in front of the donation table set up at their birthday party at The Center at Bishop Park.

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