Enjoying the hospitality of a sincere and seasoned host leaves us fed and fulfilled. Their warm welcome, the flowers in the vase, the lighting just so. As the aromas waft over the gathering of friends, they mix with the music and conversation. Everything testifies to all their hard work and preparation, creativity and care. When the meal is served, relished, we understand we are participating in something very special.
Individual care plans promoting confidence, calm, self-esteem and self-worth are at the core of the unique Heartfelt Connections – a Memory Care Program for residents of the Memory Way Neighborhood at Magnolia Springs, a new not-for-profit Life Care Services managed community in Loveland.
It’s a homecoming over a decade in the making. Murmurs about a major renovation of Music Hall started stirring many years ago, with community leaders prompting discussions as to the most effective way to ensure one of Cincinnati’s most beloved buildings would remain part of the city’s cultural life for generations to come. Murmurs eventually blossomed into action, and in December 2015 crews broke ground on the first phase of construction.
“Jewelry is timeless,” says Jacob Stafford, manager of Stafford Jewelers. “This is just one of the reasons it makes such a special gift.” As the holiday season approaches, many fine jewelry gift purchases will be made at Stafford locations at Kenwood Towne Center and in downtown Cincinnati.
Thrive was founded in Atlanta to set a new standard for senior living. Among the features that sets it apart is respect for the individual. Thrive’s programs encourage and provide the opportunity for many activities but avoid shepherding residents through a busy day of group activities. Participation is a matter of choice.
The Sheridan at Mason, opening this fall, offers an innovative approach to senior living while providing the same best-in-class customized care the five other Senior Lifestyle communities in Greater Cincinnati are already known for, says Stuart Solomon, executive director.
Krista and Bret Parrish and their children were ready for a new look for their new home that was built in Liberty Township’s Carriage Hill community. Amy Holt and Jill Koch, interior designers at Designs on Madison, took the Parrishes’ plans and worked closely with the builder, Ian Rise of Arthur Rutenberg Homes to make their dreams come true.
The team of physicians at Mayfield Brain & Spine strives to make the impossible, possible. The clinic, established in Cincinnati in 1937 by Dr. Frank H. Mayfield, is experiencing a major expansion in multiple areas as it aims to deliver world-class neurosurgical care at hospitals throughout the community.
When Alex Jordan, plant supervisor for Contemporary Cabinetry East (CCE), began working with the owners, Terri and Paul Hogan, on a program that would bring people with disabilities into the workplace, he wasn’t sure what to expect. These days, he sees a positive impact throughout the company.
30 years ago, planning for retirement wasn’t too complicated. That generation of Americans had pensions and social security guaranteeing their monthly spending needs. On top of that, retirement was shorter as the average person did not live as long into retirement.
Mike Dunn, executive director of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul – District Council of Cincinnati, was preparing to meet with a colleague one day in mid-September when he encountered a woman who’d come to the organization for assistance.
Since reopening, Rookwood Pottery Company has restored its legacy as a world-renowned ceramics company. Now, the legendary local business is partnering to preserve its history, as well as Cincinnati’s, through commemorative art tiles, ornaments and other ceramic pieces.
OHC has been fighting cancer for more than 30 years. The group is one of the nation’s largest independent oncology practices. OHC’s approach to cancer care is simple – to surround the patient with everything needed so they can focus on what matters most – beating cancer. OHC is changing the cancer treatment paradigm, providing a multi-disciplinary team that reduces delays in treatment and improves a patient’s emotional well-being.
Sterling Homes is a custom home-building company determined to be set apart from the rest. Owner Brad Olinger is committed to maintaining the eclectic history of Cincinnati. Olinger’s goal isn’t to build shiny new houses, but rather to create homes that are true to their style and era, whether that be a classic tudor or an ultra-modern home. No matter the style, the end goal is always to create a home that genuinely reflects the architectural style chosen by the client, down to the last finish.
Rivertown Brewery founder Jason Roeper and Cincinnati Commercial Contracting (CCC) president John Westheimer admit there were plenty of late nights going over blueprints. And, yes, some beers were consumed. After all, they were building a brewery.
Christian Village Communities, a locally owned not-for-profit, was originally founded in 1960 and is committed to inspiring Christian retirement living for seniors. “We are a life-plan community,” Lizz Stephens says. “That means that unlike many of the standalone assisted living communities that are being constructed in the area, we are able to offer all levels of care on one campus.”
From the very first day, when teachers and administrators greet each La Salle High School student as they arrive with a welcoming handshake, it’s evident that a quality education starts with that personal connection, says Principal Aaron Marshall.
Students and staff at Saint Ursula Academy are happily enjoying their new art and design center, performance theater and library/media center. The theater and the arts center were completed earlier in the year, but due to the school’s needs, renovations of the library/media center were started at the beginning of summer and finished in only eight weeks, just in time for students returning in August.
Dr. Christopher Riemann remembers sailing into New York Harbor as a 4-year-old German immigrant in 1972, realizing his life was going to change forever. Now, the 49-year-old vitreoretinal specialist at Cincinnati Eye Institute has been affiliated with some of the most prestigious medical institutions in the country.
It takes true love for a company and its people for someone to stick with them for 50 years. Bartlett & Co, a Cincinnati-based Registered Investment Advisor, is happily celebrating Rick Reynolds’ 50th anniversary with the firm, but his work extends far beyond the office into the city he loves.
Founded in 1966, The Randolph Company has provided their clients financial assistance for decades. Established by Guy D. Randolph Jr., the firm originally specialized in life insurance. They have since developed into an investment advisory firm under the leadership of Carter F. Randolph, PhD, who took control of the company in 1996.
Without a doubt, the most reliable way to build wealth is to steadily and consistently save as high of a percentage of your income as you can. In other words, one of the most reliable predictors of wealth is one’s ability to delay gratification.
Terri Fenno was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer 16 years ago during the Christmas holiday. With two children, ages 3 and 4, and a husband who worked in New Jersey, it was a hard time for the whole family.
After 10 years, the “Kinsey African-American Art & History Collection” is coming back to Cincinnati. The exhibit, which starts November 4 and stretches through the new year at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, is one of the largest private collections of art and artifacts illuminating the black experience in America.
Every experience in early childhood is important. Every relationship adds meaning. Knowing this inspires teachers in The Summit Country Day School’s Montessori Program to make every moment count. This fall, The Summit opened its doors to 18-month-olds and added an all-day option for the 18- to 36-month-olds in the Toddler Program.
The Dragonfly Foundation’s annual Grand Gala helps young cancer and bone marrow transplant patients and their families find their strength and empower their fight. We sat down with Ria Davidson, the organization’s co-founder, to chat about the 2018 Grand Gala that will be honoring Marty Brennaman and the “Marty Girls.”
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center offers an exclusive experience for anyone looking for an event venue. It has hosted a variety of events from political rallies to galas, from wedding ceremonies and receptions to business meetings, from educational programs to family reunions.
For the holidays, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents CINDERELLA December 9-18, 2017 at the Taft Theatre. This isn’t your mother’s (or your grandmother’s) Cinderella. Boys as well as girls will love all of the audience participation, side-splitting humor, and outlandish characters in this classic fairytale set to popular music.
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.
The Cincinnati Eye Institute is pleased to welcome three new physicians to its practice and expand its ophthalmic care offerings for patients in the Greater Cincinnati region. They began work on August 1.
Heather Hawkins, a partner at Thompson Hine LLP, knows what it takes to win in many areas of life, from the male-dominated construction industry to helping pets in need. She is a two-time winner of Benchmark Litigations’ Under 40 Hot List for legal professionals.