Bill Thomason was one of the first patients in Greater Cincinnati to receive a leadless pacemaker through a clinical research trial at St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute. Measuring less than 10 percent of the size of a conventional pacemaker, this leadless pacemaker doesn’t require invasive surgery like its predecessors that usually require longer recovery periods. “There are no restrictions with the leadless pacemaker.”
Nikki Wipper and Graeme Daley planned the most intimate ceremony in California’s picturesque wine country, Russian River Valley.
Minerals have been celebrated throughout history for their restorative powers and health benefits. Bleux Water Spa, located in the Mariemont Promenade, sits upon a source of mineral water that was created by glacial movements and mineral deposits. In 2011, Shelly Summe, owner of Bleux Water Spa and her business partner, Kyle Henson, began their quest to use the natural mineral water to open a spa.
Booking the perfect venue for a wedding is tough task. The Cincinnati Club is a unique space downtown that offers multiple rooms, each with a unique style, and a top-notch catering service. The venue accommodates all practical needs, with rooms that range from small and intimate to large and grand.
The Literacy Network hosted its fifth annual Handbags for Hope fundraiser on February 25th at the Cincinnati Club. With almost 400 people in attendance, the event raised over $47,000 for Literacy Network programs.
One thing that’s the same throughout the metropolitan region is the pride residents have for their area. This is why there are neighborhood councils; residents volunteer for the associations to ensure the neighborhood reflects those perspectives. Andrew Scarpitti is the president of the Hyde Park Neighborhood Council, as well as a wealth management advisor for Northwestern Mutual. “The board meets with the other members of the council to get a better understanding of our neighborhood’s needs, and then we work to improve communication with the city,” says Scarpitti.
More than $210,000 was raised at the fifth annual Dragonfly Gala!
A record-breaking 13,500 people attended My Furry Valentine on February 24, the region’s largest annual animal adoption event, on Valentine’s Day weekend.
At the Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital, medical director Dr. Dean Kereiakes has assembled a team that put Cincinnati on the map and rivals big-name academic centers. The team effort includes many nationally recognized physicians specialized in various conditions and areas of cardiovascular care. In collaboration, this group has helped pioneer most of the new treatments developed over the last two decades.
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Welcomes New COO and New Board Member.
Maribeth S. Rahe, president and CEO of Ft. Washington Investment Advisors, was the Town Club's special guest for the month of February.
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Jungle Jim’s International Market is known for its unique flair, diverse selection and fresh products, but did you know that they bring those same qualities to your catered event?
Check out video 2 from our Great Leaders Under 40 luncheon! You'll see responses from thought leaders of Zimcom, Procter & Gamble, Crossroads Church, UC Health, McFall Firm, SpotOn Productions and The Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
When it was time for Dr. Edward Hesse, the dentist who owns Ross Dental Group, to open a new location, he turned to an old friend to help with the design.
In Butler County this fall, people were using words like “game changer” and “transformative.” Steiner says the anticipated success of Liberty Center is based on research that shows Butler and Warren Counties, between the two cities, is an underserved retail area.
When planning a wedding, couples often must resign themselves to spending vast amounts of their precious time visiting venues, searching for wedding professionals and keeping a close eye on a budget. The process is overwhelming, and when both the bride- and groom-to-be work fulltime, sometimes it can seem impossible.
As a math specialist educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mrs. Sullivan is being intentional about how she teaches math from concrete, to pictorial, to abstract in a curriculum called Conceptual Math developed at The Summit’s Lower School.
A city-favorite Hart Production is the Auto Expo, which took place February 17-21, 2016 at Duke Energy Convention Center. This is Greater Cincinnati’s only annual automotive industry event, which showcases the latest new cars, trucks, SUV’s, crossovers and hybrids available on the market today.
One of the city’s largest and most elegant affairs, the Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, was held on February 20th in the fabulous Grand Ballroom of Duke Energy Convention Center. The theme for this 23rd annual black-tie event was “Dine with Heart.”
As part of a comprehensive financial plan, my team at Northwestern Mutual works with our clients to help identify risks to retirement income. One of the biggest retirement risks is taxes – reducing your income and leaving you with less money to spend on what’s important to you.
Check out photos from our 2016 Bridal Event
Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC) recently moved into new office space in West Chester!
There’s an old saying -- “If you think hiring a professional is expensive, wait until you hire an amateur!” This is certainly true when it comes to hiring a wedding planner. Kathy Piech-Lukas, president and founder of Your Dream Day, a wedding planning company that has been serving Cincinnati and Dayton since 2004.
There are many individual elements that go into planning a wedding. But what many couples forget is that these elements must mesh perfectly for the entire day to go smoothly.
Cincinnati Children’s is known for helping correct CHD in infants and children through surgery and treatment. Now they are going a step further and providing help for patients as they move into adulthood.
Check out video 1 from our Great Leaders Under 40 luncheon! You'll see responses from thought leaders of Mercy Health Physicians, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, LLP, Procter & Gamble, Greater Cincinnati Urban Young Life, The Christ Hospital Health Network and UC Health.
For more than 150 years, The Children’s Home of Cincinnati has transformed the lives of vulnerable children. It is an organization proud of living its tag line: “Amazing Stories. Created Daily.”
The strength of a business is supported by the vigor and tenacity of those who work to make the company great. It is the incredible passion of the team at Four Seasons Catering that has enabled it to become one of the best catering firms in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
When it comes to matters of the heart, Greater Cincinnati has a track record of giving that is among the most generous in the country.
It’s one of the first questions everyone asks when they find out you’re planning a wedding – what are your wedding colors? Creative Invites & Events offers wedding color palettes inspired by Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Spring.
Hart Productions, Inc., has named Victoria (Vicki) Hart chief executive officer, effective immediately. Hart is the company’s third CEO and first female CEO in 59 years of business.
Author Brian Wells is preparing to release the first book in The League and The Lantern series for 9-14 year-olds this May. The book is already receiving rave reviews, but to ensure it's a rip-roaring success additional funding is needed.
“Lauren had a tumor when she was five years old that resulted in mental impairment,” says her mother, Inez Allen. Now 41, with short, curly brown hair and a ready smile, Lauren is outgoing, at ease with strangers and has a slightly blurred but quick style of talking.
The wedding photography industry has been a constantly evolving field with a number of new trends over the years. Adaptation to those changes, in methods and style, has marked both the success and the end of many a wedding photographer.
The archives at Cincinnati Museum Center are jam-packed with artifacts that tell stories about people, places and adventures relevant to Greater Cincinnati.
Folchi’s Formal Wear makes sure the gentlemen of the wedding party are taken care of as well as the ladies. The family owned and operated establishment has several locations – with a Folchi in each store to ensure quality and excellent service. They have opened a new location in Liberty Township’s new shopping center to provide more access to the selection of suits, tuxedos and other formal wear for men.
There are many things students would expect to gain during their time at the Art Academy of Cincinnati: knowledge, perspective, inspiration, life-long friends, a degree. But a surprising number of alumni also leave with something else — the love of their lives.
The New Year brings an exciting beginning for patrons of Water Tower Fine Wines. Owners David and Jan Lazarus are gearing up for 2016 as the first phase of renovations come to an end. He hopes to have the entire project completed by the end of February. The store will continue to carry an enormous selection of more than 2,000 bottles of wine.
Super Bowl 50 event raises money for the bipolar and mood disorders research fund at Lindner Center of HOPE
The story of Cinderella is timeless – a fairytale story of not just rags to riches, but of hope and the rewards that come from believing that you are worthy of a better life. Cincinnati Ballet will bring this story to life on Valentine’s Day weekend, revitalizing the performance that was artistic director and CEO Victoria Morgan’s first full-length ballet as a choreographer for Cincinnati Ballet.
Sarah and Jordan met at Murray State University where they both ran cross country. The teammates quickly became friends and eventually started dating.
Salon that Achieves Both
Ask almost anyone and they will tell you how busy they are – and stressed. Life today seems to run at a breakneck speed. Tanya Tieman, owner/operator of the award-winning, full-service Tanya’s Image and Wellness Salon, says a visit to her salon will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
The second annual Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K Run/Walk held on Jan. 30, took participants on a 3.1 mile course along the banks of the Ohio River and through Cincinnati's Transit Center underneath Second Street.
Roughly 800 brave individuals gathered in the parking lot of Joe's Crab Shack in Bellevue, KY to participate in this year's Polar Bear Plunge.
The 23rd annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, scheduled for February 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, is expected to raise more than $1 million to support the research and education mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
For some people, finding a passion in life takes time. For Karen Rolfes, it took 40 years. Rolfes discovered her love of painting while recovering from spinal fusion surgery and in 2015 Rolfes was recognized for her work through Art Design Consultants’ Art Comes Alive (ACA).
The Celestial Steakhouse has a longstanding reputation of serving excellent food and libations in Mount Adams. With breathtaking views of the Ohio River and Cincinnati skyline, it is no wonder patrons return again and again.
Buying a home for the first time can be overwhelming, but finding a credible real estate agent whose primary concern is the client – not the commission – is the most important initial step. Jenni McCauley is someone you can trust.
A wedding is one of life’s largest celebrations. As such, it requires precise planning and attention to detail. Tony Ricci’s seasoned and intuitive staff takes care of prospective brides and grooms by providing outstanding food and service for bridal showers, groom’s dinners and rehearsal dinners.
Uber has partnered with League for Animal Welfare to bring puppies to offices in downtown Cincinnati for a limited time!
The restoration of classical works of art is, indeed, an art itself. But rarely do art lovers get to see the creative process, along with the blood, sweat and tears that takes place in the workshops and back rooms of the museum conservator, the person in charge of preserving, cleaning and stabilizing valuable works of art.
Change is hard, and people can be lazy. When it comes to making the decision to get up, get out and make changes in life, many people often need a helping hand in getting off the couch.
From the moment a bride visits the boutique’s revamped website to when she picks up her dress, Carrie Karibo Bridal brides are pampered.
UC alumnus Robert E. Richardson Jr. is the youngest Board chair in the university’s history.