Cincinnati has a $132 billion economy, and it has not only eclipsed Columbus as Ohio’s largest city, but is also the fastest-growing city in the Midwest. With big growth comes businesses that need to move quickly to keep up. One company making its mark and to help keep Cincinnati competitive is Flight Solutions.
When women come together to raise money for community betterment, they accomplish more than one woman can accomplish alone. That’s the simple – and successful – premise of Impact 100, Inc., which annually awards transformational $100,000-plus grants to nonprofit organizations here and across the nation.
After an extensive historic restoration of Union Terminal, Cincinnati Museum Center is once again renting out the building’s unique spaces for events beginning this fall.
Visiting Groovy Gumball Candy Co. in Mariemont Village is an adventure in fun. Entering the brightly-colored whimsical store, you can’t help but smile.
Where can you go in the Greater Cincinnati area to relax and enjoy a homegrown glass of wine and fine dining? Vinoklet Winery in Colerain Township is the place. In addition to award-winning wines, Vinoklet hosts several fun events throughout the year, along with family and corporate events.
“I am human.” These three words seem simple, but their complexity is not to be overlooked. Being human signifies that we have the potential to understand our weaknesses, the intelligence to invent and the compassion to help each other. This way of thinking has allowed the worlds of radiology and medicine to advance so dynamically.
“Like anything, a plan is only as good as it is implemented,” says Kate Brown, CFP®, Vice President, Senior Wealth Planner at Fort Washington Private Client Group. “I don’t believe in planning with questionnaires because dreams are too big to fit in a box. At Fort Washington, our team guides the client’s experience and ultimately delivers individualized expertise.”
The Children’s Home of Cincinnati preschool provides a quality education and support for families at its new location
The Children’s Home of Cincinnati’s preschool lobby looks homey. There’s a comfortable couch, cozy chairs and a coffee table, and Preschool Director Jill Smith says they want to make the new space even more homelike for the students and parents.
Investors rejoiced when the current bull market reached its eighth straight year of rising United States stock prices. However, as with anything as volatile as the stock market, it also leaves investors on edge as they wait for the next downturn or recession.
At the 16th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, guests were greeted by dozens of cheery pink balloons lining a pink-carpeted pathway leading to an afternoon of love and laughter. The Pink Ribbon Luncheon, presented by The Harold C. Schott Foundation and Trustees Tom and Francie Hiltz, is the annual October fundraiser that supports the Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund’s (CCPF) Pink Ribbon Programs. The event is all about celebrating a community of support for all those battling breast cancer.
On October 15, 2017, exactly 30 years after the initial meeting where the concept of a Christ-centered academically excellent school in Northern Cincinnati was born, the Beshear family was recognized at the dedication of Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy’s newest building, The Beshear Family Welcome Center.
Having a hand on the helm of a business is a Shiver family tradition, whether as CEO behind Shiver Security or literally piloting a Flight Solutions jet. Running a successful enterprise carries a commitment to the community, a commitment that has been recognized for generations of Shiver leadership.
As many of us know too well, there is no way to escape filing your taxes. It can be a stressful time.
Sporting Clays Tournament May 11 Benefits Stepping Stones’ Programs.
Stepping Stones builds pathways to independence for area individuals with disabilities. The tournament will be held on a 25-station course, and will include lunch, training, and a postevent reception. Tickets are $250 for a single shooter, or $1,000 for a foursome. “Through this event, we’re trying to do a small part to provide much-needed respite from the demands of caregiving for families,” Stepping Stones Board of Trustees Member Brian Folke, event co-chair of Indian Hill, said. “Building on last year’s successes, we have solidified several new corporate sponsors and partnerships. And, our new venue provides easy access for new participants for this day of sportsmanship.”
The Christian Village at Mason First in World to Offer The Include Platform™, a Breakthrough Digital Health & Wellness Platform
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Local non-profit retirement community, The Christian Village at Mason (CVM) is the first senior living organization in the world to offer The Include Platform™, an internationally recognized digital health & wellness platform that pairs inclusive fitness equipment with integrated cloud software to improve outcomes while lowering barriers and costs.
The Lighthouse Youth Services Oral Health Program in Cincinnati received the Ohio Dental Association Access to Dental Care Program Award on Friday, September 15 at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence, held in conjunction with the 151st ODA Annual Session.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), one of the nation’s leading orchestras, has appointed Diana Maria Lara as the Director of Communications, succeeding Meghan Berneking.
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Deaconess Associations Inc., a Cincinnati health company providing hospital and specialty healthcare services since 1888, has selected three new members to its board-level committee structure.
Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams had a few goals in mind when they brought their namesake store to the Cincinnati market: filling the striking, two-story space with furnishings consumers won’t find anywhere else, and introducing the local area to the chain’s trademark focus on comfort.
The Timeless Elegance and Celebrated Legacy of an Indian Hill Landmark
This remarkable Indian Hill estate, originally known as Wellridge Estate, traces its history to the 1830s, when Hamilton County Engineer James Given acquired the land and began building a farmhouse for his family. Construction was completed by the next owner, John Symmes Buckingham, son of pioneering parents who helped settle Ohio.
Over the past 25 years, many significant firsts in cardiovascular medicine have taken place at The Christ Hospital, including the region’s first balloon angioplasty, first open-heart bypass and first stent procedure.
As a Harvard graduate, Jane Timken is not only the current Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, but also the first woman in Ohio’s history to serve as Chairman.
Tis the season of resolutions, and while almost half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, very few are successful in seeing them through. While many will rightfully focus on physical wellness by eating healthier or working out at the gym, we believe you should also focus on your financial wellness.
Have you ever looked back upon crisis moments in your life, struggles to succeed or seasons of long hours and hard work and found yourself smiling? If so, it is likely you cherish these adventures in your life because you grew or became wiser or maybe you even failed, but you value the experience because it forms who you are today.
What happens when you start a small program for girls in Cincinnati, and it grows into a huge national organization? According to Patti Garibay, founder and executive director of American Heritage Girls (AHG), you give God all the credit. “I started something that I thought would just be for my daughter, to help her have fun with scouting but still be based on the Biblical principles that are important to our family.”
Garren Colvin, president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Healthcare and a co-chair of the upcoming 25th annual Cincinnati Heart Ball, committed to a year of walking – and walking – while talking the American Heart Association (AHA) fundraising talk. Colvin and his wife, Susan, along with St. Elizabeth physician Dr. D. P. Suresh and his wife, Subhadra, are sharing the co-chairing responsibilities for this year’s event, themed “Celebrating 25 Years of Heart.”
The Indian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (IACC) celebrated its 7th Annual Diwali Gala Dinner on November 4, 2017. The evening included a cultural immersion into the celebration of Diwali. Lanterns, bright colors, henna, traditional dress, food, a Queen City Treasure Chest raffle and dance performances flooded the evening. Inspirational speeches from Mr. Bob Coughlin, CEO of Paycor, and Mr. Mahendra Vora, Chairman of Vora Ventures, engaged the 300 guests. Key business leaders, other chamber leadership, Indian professionals and elected officials were in attendance.
Helping clients make the most delicate decisions involved in building their dream homes is at the heart of Justin Doyle Homes’ commitment to creating a three-pronged, five-star home-building adventure: five-star quality, five-star experience and five-star satisfaction. The Doyle family has built award-winning custom luxury homes, helping families realize their dreams since 1976. They currently build in Cincinnati, Dayton and the surrounding area, as well as Northern Kentucky, in communities like Country Club of the North and Carriage Hill, to name a few. They also build luxury homes on their clients’ lots.
In 2016, a study by the US Department of Health and Human Services found that about half of the Americans turning 65 today will be in need of long term care. It notes that most of these won’t be looking for medical care. Instead, they’ll be needing some assistance with their day-to-day personal tasks. The Sheridan at Mason is ready for that transition.
In October, University of Cincinnati (UC) transportation design students got a rare insight into the inspiration and passion behind the classic design of a Jaguar.
Maggie B. doesn’t look like the average Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center patient.
Christian Village Communities First in Nation to Use 'Smart Patient Sock' to Guide Rehab Patients' Therapy
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Christian Village Communities (CVC), the parent organization of The Christian Village at Mason and The Christian Village at Mt. Healthy, is the first rehabilitation program in the country to use the Palarum PUP™ “smart sock” to enhance individual therapy plans of care for rehabilitation patients.
Imagine hosting the event of a lifetime at one of the most prestigious and truly magical settings in the Cincinnati area. Not only is the Greenacres Arts Center and its gardens a breathtaking canvas, but they inspire the creativity of custom designed planning for a variety of events.
While the sleek, contemporary furnishings are eye catching, one of the first things many customers notice when entering the BOVA store in Deerfield Township might be a pack of four friendly Golden Retrievers. The dogs are part of the Mangat family and part of what makes BOVA a true family operation.
Why would anyone settle for faux, or fake, interior finishes when they can have the real thing? Take it from Doni Flanigan, designer/master builder at Doni Flanigan Interior Design in Cincinnati, there is nothing fake about the beautifully unique finishes he produces.
Set in a serenely pastoral part of the tri-state area, Walhill Farm is an award-winning special event locale offering charismatically charming – and amazingly affordable – spaces for weddings, family reunions, corporate get-togethers, and other group gatherings. Located on the outskirts of Batesville, Indiana, the farm also regularly hosts fundraisers, concerts, and the annual Bacon, Blues and Brew Music and Arts Festival.
With opioid overdoses now the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50, Dr. Vic Manocha, MD, DABIPP, a board-certified physiatrist and interventional pain specialist, is intent on educating the public that he believes in reducing pain – thereby improving function and quality of life. He focuses on treating musculoskeletal spine conditions and other painful disabling physical issues using therapeutic modalities that don’t include opioids.
“Congratulations to all the couples who became engaged over the holidays!” says the always affable Kevin Ford, owner of Ford-Ellington Wedding & Event Design. Though couples may still be basking in the post-engagement announcement glow, it’s never too early to start getting down to the basics of wedding planning, especially if you’re asking family and friends to save a Summer 2018 date, he notes.
Episcopal Retirement Services’ (ERS) recently renovated and expanded. Marjorie P. Lee memory care homes offer residents spacious and luxurious living environments that are safe and secure. But it’s ERS’ hallmark guiding principles of dignity, compassion and quality care that won Lisa Damico’s heart when she was searching for a senior living community for her 92-year-old mother, Rosemary Lennertz.
Broadway In Cincinnati, the theatrical organization that draws the most people to see live theater each year in the tri-state area, continues to bring first-class, New York-quality touring musicals to the Aronoff Center in 2018.
For Michael A. Hater, M.D., a member of Cincinnati Eye Institute since 1998, commitment to ensuring ophthalmic health for all reaches far beyond his practice. When not performing cataract and implant surgery, addressing corneal disorders and external eye diseases, or providing emergency eye care, he is at Holmes Hospital at the University of Cincinnati (UC) voluntarily teaching the next generation of ophthalmologists how to hone their sight-saving surgical skills.
Over the years, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza has maintained popularity for Cincinnati-based galas. With three unique ballrooms, including the renowned Hall of Mirrors Ballroom, the National Historic Landmark hotel is the ideal venue for large-scale events, offering 40,000 square feet of unique event space.
Hanson Audio Video’s new retail showroom in Montgomery has been carefully designed to provide an exciting and dramatic experience that will WOW you. But beyond that, the intent is education through demonstration.
Bring on the Boomers
Most homes could use a touch-up after 30 years. That’s also true for retirement communities, dedicated to anticipating the needs of future generations.
Meggy Isles named as as Assistant Director of Nursing of Seasons Retirement Community.
The 25th annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball is February 24 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The black-tie event will be a night of glitz and glamour, with gourmet dining and dancing, interactive auctions and a Young Professionals After Party. To celebrate the 25th anniversary, the event will honor all past Heart Ball chairs, Heart of the City Awardees, Kaplan Award recipients and Open Your Heart chairs. The event celebrates the American Heart Association’s lifesaving work for Greater Cincinnati families, a mission that has impacted thousands of lives in the region. Contributions support cardiovascular research and professional and community education and advocacy efforts.
The experienced staff at Mays Dentistry strives to make each appointment as efficient, comfortable and pleasant as possible by providing a comfortable dental experience in a friendly and caring atmosphere. They provide comprehensive, quality dental services with the latest cosmetic and preventative options. Recently, we learned more about the distinctives that truly set apart Mays Dentistry.
Exactly five years from the date Haley Hollingsworth and Tyler Whalen met, they came together on a stunning Saturday in September to express their love and commitment for one another through marriage.
The late Master Sgt. Corey Hood was 17 when he enlisted in the Army after graduation, just a few months before 9/11. He served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan as a forward observer with the 82nd and 101st Airborne and the 25th Infantry Division, receiving two Bronze Stars, two Meritorious Service and five Army Achievement medals, and the Master Parachutist, Pathfinder, Air Assault and Combat Action badges. On August 16, 2015, Hood died from injuries suffered while performing with his revered Golden Knights at the Chicago Air and Water Show. Today, Hood’s own courageous, can-do/will-do legacy lives on through the Hoody Memorial Fund, made possible by the generous contributions of his family and friends, and the Community Foundation of West Chester-Liberty Alliance.
On Sunday, October 29, a capacity crowd of 30 women brought supplies to the Jewish Family Service Heldman Family Food Pantry and filled bags of food to be given out to families in need to make complete kosher and non-kosher Thanksgiving meals. The food pantry is located in Clifton, in the Jewish Family Service Barbash Family Vital Support Center on the campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and serves Jewish families throughout the region and anyone in need who lives in Clifton.
An opportunity to see one of the largest privately owned African-American art and history collections is just one reason to visit Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this winter.
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Sponsors and golfers set a record for the Deaconess Associations Foundation’s 27th annual golf outing and fundraiser held in the fall of 2017.