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A Bottle of Rare Wine, a Loaf of Housemade Bread and Thou

Water Tower Fine Wines in Mount Washington, long known for its impressive offering of beyond-the-usual varietals, is not only the perfect location for hosting life-milestone celebrations but for holding fundraisers focused on assisting those whose lives are complicated by cancer.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

Nurturing the Next Wave of Cincinnati Style Pros

Jaylynn Sholler knew as soon as she walked through the doors at Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa that it was where she belonged. “I knew right away that this was where I could further my education and enhance my stylist abilities,” the associate stylist says.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Healthier Spine, Happier Life

When it comes to healthy habits, most of us never consider taking care of our spine until something goes wrong and changes the way we live. Everyday activities that we often take for granted – walking, sitting and sleeping – can drastically change after a spine injury.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Megan & Sam Schulte - First Year of Marriage

Our wedding day was a fairytale, despite the muggy June weather and my husband being tossed in the pool at Kenwood Country Club still fully clothed in his tux.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Jim Dandy's Family BBQ

Longtime fans of Jim Emig’s Jim Dandy’s Family BBQ have a special treat in store.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Ending Modern-Day Slavery

Slavery did not end 150 years ago after the Civil War as many people believe. The International Labor Organization reports that 20.9 million people are currently enslaved around the world, more than at any other time in human history.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Happy Babies, Happy Families

As any new parent knows, sleep is a treasured commodity. It can be hard to come by when you have little ones, which is why Greater Cincinnati parents are flocking to Karolyn Kritikos, a certified pediatric sleep consultant, in search of help and advice for getting their little ones to sleep through the night.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

On the Wings of Hope and Happiness

The Dragonfly Foundation, like its colorful namesake, symbolizess hope, courage and happiness for those who might not have a tomorrow.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Fresh New Designs Crafted with Century-Old Practices

The iconic style of the Rookwood Pottery Company has been a Cincinnati treasure since 1880, when Maria Longworth Nichols opened the first female-owned manufacturing company in the United States. Today, Rookwood Pottery continues to honor and serve Greater Cincinnati by teaming with local businesses to create beautiful ceramic pottery and tile installations.
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Developing Ohio’s Crossroads

“You don’t necessarily think of the word ‘business’ when you talk about Monroe, but I think you should,” says John Westheimer, president of Cincinnati Commercial Contracting. Located along the Interstate 75 corridor between Cincinnati and Dayton, many businesses are taking advantage of what is turning into prime real estate in the town that straddles Hamilton, Montgomery, Butler and Warren counties.
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Andy and Bridgette Seibert - First Year of Marriage

Andy and I met in middle school when Andy played soccer with my brother Jeff.
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

A Personal Touch to Professional Photography

Lauren DiFulvio photographed 26 weddings in her first year as a professional and her talent and love has only grown since. “You never know what’s going to happen. I love that you’re always learning and discovering new things.”
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

The Fellowship of the Strings

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s new diversity program gives underrepresented students the opportunity to make the leap to a professional career.
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

A Holocaust Survivor and Her Two Sylvias

Bella (née Benozio) Ouziel was 15 years old in 1943 when the Nazis deported her entire family from Salonika, Greece, to Auschwitz-Birkenau. “The Holocaust taught me – when I came back by myself with nobody – my family is everything to me,” Bella says. “And we should help each other.”
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Celebrating 25 Years of Artistic Design

ADC will celebrate its 25th anniversary this fall, a milestone that marks more than two decades of remarkable growth for Spanos and her team.
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Country Club Style; Grand Hotel Elegance

Mason banquet, conference center offers breathtaking business meeting backdrop
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Alison Yeager & Jeff Fichner

After 20 minutes in the car, I knew I had met my match,” Jeff says. Jeff proposed on a Colorado ski trip in December 2015 when the two were at the top of Keystone mountain.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Walking West Toward Education

In January of 2015 Dr. Sehi started Women Walking West, Inc., also known as W3, with the goal to help foreign-born women who are legally living in the U.S. achieve their educational goals with initiatives to overcome five major barriers: Language, social, cultural, academic and financial. The organization provides career counseling, tutoring, mentoring, internships and financial support.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Rising Star Medical Leaders

Venue Magazine proudly recognizes this year’s Rising Star Medical Leaders. The awards program, sponsored by John D. Dovich & Associates, applauds young professionals in Greater Cincinnati who are the best and brightest in the field.
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

New Location and Refined Vision

Tim Goldsmith, owner of Goldsmith Cardel, is excited about his store’s recent move to Hyde Park Square. Customers looking for the very best in china, crystal, flatware, special gifts and bridal registry will now come to the upper level on Edwards Road, the former Richard’s Hair Salon. There are 11 dedicated parking spaces for patrons of Goldsmith Cardel, accessed by driving up the ramp between the school parking lot and the stores along Edwards Road.
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

Chaco Credit Union Presents the Leading Influencers of West Chester and Liberty Township

LEAD Magazine and CHACO are proud to present the Leading Influencers of West Chester and Liberty Township. We wish to thank the Executive Committee of the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance for their assistance in the selection process. West Chester and Liberty Township are enjoying tremendous growth that is helping to fuel the development of the I-75 corridor. There is a thriving business community, top-shelf medical facilities, excellent schools, a variety of entertainment options and engaged civic and non-profit organizations. They are all part of the reason we are proud to call West Chester and Liberty Township home. Without the leaders and key influencers that are introduced to you on the following pages, it would have been difficult to enjoy the quality of life we experience each day. Just as important as the past accomplishments of our community and business leaders is their vision for the future.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Skin Care with Swiss Precision

Swiss Medi-Spa offers advanced non-invasive techniques for skin rejuvenation. Daniel Kuy, MD, medical director of Swiss Medi-Spa and Kuy Plastic Surgery, specializes in facial cosmetic and body contouring procedures, including breast surgery, facelift, tummy tuck and eyelid surgery. Medical spa treatments include laser treatments, injectables, fillers and chemical peels addressing symptoms such as sun damage, aging, acne and discolorations.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

Christa Dunlevy + Eddie McHale

Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Are Your Year-End Tax Plans “Taxing?”

A Quick Look at 2016 Year-End Tax Planning Ideas for Business Owners and Other Executives
The end of the summer doesn’t just signal the start of a new football season. No, in fact, this is the time of year when many tax professionals turn their thoughts to best practices for year-end tax planning for their clients, businesses and practices. Dean Johns, CPA and Principal at John D. Dovich & Associates, LLC, recently chatted with a few peers from Flynn & Company, a local CPA and business consultancy located in Blue Ash, to discuss the subject. Rick Flynn, CPA and President of Flynn & Company, along with co-workers, CPAs Stephanie Pape and Kent Owen, offer a few key focus areas.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

#HOPEFUL

Lauren Chesley did not fall off the map after her marriage four weeks ago. Instead, the absence was much more about being speechless. What she discovered during her month long unintended “quiet time,” is that when she talks less, she listens more.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

RWA Architects is Honored to Receive a Rehabilitation Award from the Cincinnati Preservation Association for the Norwood Fire Company No. 2!

In 1987, the last active duty fire fighting squad pulled out of the Norwood Fire Company No. 2. A municipal budget crunch had forced the abandonment of the historic 1914 structure and consolidation of the fire department to a newer, centrally located firehouse. After nearly three decades of neglect, a generous donor offered to fund the restoration of the structure as the new home for the Norwood Firefighters Association.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

A Force For Good in Cincinnati

MainSource Bank’s story started over 110 years ago. Since then, the company has grown quite a bit, but it has never outgrown the idea that friendly, personal service truly matters. It offers a full suite of products and services, with all of the best technology, but remains focused on making a positive impact in each of its communities. Building on its heritage of being a force for good and having a great foundation of employees who truly care about helping others, MainSource encourages its team members to be involved in their communities through volunteering, financial education or charity work.
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Women of Influence Awards at Cooper Creek Event Center

The Women of Influence Award honors our region's leading women who have helped shape the success of their organization, demonstrated exceptional leadership, professional achievement, and continuous, invaluable contributions to their workplace and community. Honorees of the award are pillars in creating a lasting impact on our community for years to come.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Creating the Backdrop for Christmas Memories

It’s not too early to start planning your home’s holiday décor for this season’s set of new memories. Beau Bolce, owner of Quince & Quinn, predicts this year’s holiday trend will be simple pine wreaths and garlands accented by natural alpine objects like antlers and fur.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

Create > Design > Inspire

Cincinnati’s vibrant business community produces world-class products and services. Working in partnership with all areas of the business community are premier agencies who expertly capture the essence of these services and products. LEAD and the Art Institute of Cincinnati is proud to present four of Cincinnati’s premier graphic design firms. These four companies represent some of the intellectual and creative wealth in our area. The creative talent and visionary approach to their businesses are just a couple of the reasons that Cincinnati continues to attract and retain cutting edge businesses.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

The Christ Hospital and UK HealthCare First in the Region to Provide Groundbreaking Heart Valve Trial

The Christ Hospital and The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute are the first healthcare providers in the region to offer an innovative procedure to patients with congenital heart disease. The Compassion Trial, led by principal investigator, Dean Kereiakes, MD, medical director of The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education, in collaboration with Andrew Leventhal, MD, co-principal investigator from University of Kentucky, is transforming healthcare options for those born with congenital heart disease.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

In the Search for Hope and Dreams by Jessica Milo

Hope inspired Jessica from a young age to search and discover her own dreams. Author Jessica Milo takes you through a years worth of inspiring quotes from some of the greatest minds throughout time who inspired the world.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

Jaclyn Klare + J.D. Schmerge Wedding

Jaclyn Klare and J.D. Schmerge tied the knot in front of friends and family at St. Thomas Church in Fort Thomas.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

How Agile is Your Team?

Being equipped with an agile mindset is the only sustainable competitive advantage in today’s economy. Cohesion utilizes Agile assessment, training and coaching as a core service to their clients to empower everyone with the necessary behaviors, tools and processes to navigate change.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Research and Leadership Initiative Prepares Students for Success

at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (CHCA) students receive a solid foundation of knowledge and hands-on experience through countless academic, curricular, and social opportunities. One class in particular, CHCA's Research and Leadership class, is uniquely positioning students for success in the essential fields of research and leadership.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

A Legacy of Teaching Continues with Technology

Carol Robinson doesn’t like to be called an expert. The retired teacher happens to be an iPad enthusiast who enjoys sharing her interest for technology with other residents at Twin Lakes. On an average day, she can be found helping a resident with his or her iPad in the rotunda, the library, or during her volunteer shift in the Twin Lakes campus shop.
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Vikings: Beyond the Legend

The largest collection of Viking artifacts to visit North America is coming to Cincinnati Museum Center on November 11 in “Vikings: Beyond the Legend.”
Fri, Nov 11, 2016

START ME UP

These are two of the spirited monthly pitch events where the volunteer-based Greater Cincinnati Venture Association (GCVA) captures the current wave of high-tech entrepreneurial creativity flowing through Greater Cincinnati.
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Juliane Jendrollik & Joshua Collins

On June 3, 2016, Juliane’s family and about two dozen friends from Germany joined the couple’s American guests at The Syndicate in Newport for a 1940s-themed wedding celebration.
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

Presenting Four Non-Profits Making Our Communities Better

Mercedes Presents Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields, Lighthouse Youth Services, May We Help? and One Way Farm Children’s Home
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

Two Decades of Visionary Leadership at Cincinnati Ballet

When Victoria Morgan landed at Cincinnati Ballet in 1997, she expected to face unique challenges as one of the very few female artistic directors of major ballet companies across the country. What she didn’t expect is that 20 years later, she’d still be among a select group of women so small she can name the other members off the top of her head.
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Art That Moves

Like any organization that has withstood the test of time, the Art Academy of Cincinnati is not only thinking outside the box but has the courage to break it down, rethink and redesign it to stay relevant in an evolving world.
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Venue Release Party at Prime 47

Venue Fall Release Party
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Catherine Lennon + Michael Oyster

Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Where Business and Leisure Meet

Whether your business or organization is looking for a place to host a meeting, social event or lunch and golf for your top customers Cooper Creek Event Center is the ideal venue.
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

LEAD Release Party at RoundTower Technologies

LEAD Magazine Fall Release Party
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Sample Local Fare and Raise Money for the March of Dimes

Get your fill of local fare while helping the March of Dimes raise money on Thursday, November 10. From 5:30-9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, downtown, join business leaders and professionals in sampling signature dishes from more than a dozen chefs and restaurants.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Fertility’s Cutting Edge

As Cincinnati’s first and oldest practice dedicated to treating infertility, Bethesda Fertility Center has long been on the cutting edge of fertility treatment. Dr. Isela Robertshaw joins Kasey Reynolds, MD, and founding member Jennifer L. Thie, MD, as staff physicians, becoming Cincinnati’s only all-female fertility practice.
Fri, Oct 28, 2016

Autumn Nesting Know-How

You’ve spent an entire summer tending to outdoor living quarters. As cool autumn breezes fill the air, thoughts naturally turn to relaxing more indoors. That’s when you realize it’s time to refresh and do some wonderful things inside your home.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Relationships Over Widgets

Engineers. Designers. Developers. End-users. Geeks. Problem solving is their passion. The 3z.net team of certified professionals efficiently assesses, designs and deploys comprehensive solutions of all types.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Strategies for Simplifying Healthcare Technology

Karla Schnell and Andy Park of Centric Consulting Cincinnati recently met with Bryan Remke, Robert Wiehe and Jay Brown of UC Health to talk about the challenges facing clinical operations in healthcare and how technology can solve those problems.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Sparking Startups and Student Skills

In a former auto parts warehouse adjacent to the Xavier University campus at Dana and Woodward avenues in Evanston, sparks are flying. In this case, they are the metaphoric sparks, the kind that ignite ideas, transform, inspire or lead to simply looking at age-old problems a little differently. The lexicon for that spark is couched in such terms as “design thinking,” the “beginner mind” or “human-centered making” concepts.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

They Get Their Patients Moving

Bringing Active Back
What’s keeping you from living an active life? If your answer contains phrases like sports injury, arthritis or aching hips, you might consider visiting Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. They offer a full range of services for treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in patients of all ages.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Restaraunt L

An evening at Restaurant L is more than exquisite French fine dining. It is a gourmet journey encompassing friendly service, an elegant tempo and a host of other delightful nuances that, the owners will tell you, can only be experienced inside the restaurant’s doors.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

An Evening at Restaurant L

An evening at Restaurant L is more than exquisite French fine dining. It is a gourmet journey encompassing friendly service, an elegant tempo and a host of other delightful nuances that, the owners will tell you, can only be experienced inside the restaurant’s doors.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

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