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| ||AAF, Ad2 Honor Sales Reps |
Professionalism, customer service, negotiation skills and ability to
close the deal were the standards for the first annual Suit Awards by
the American Advertising Federation of Cincinnati and Ad2 Cincinnati in
November. Winners were named in 17 categories. Cincy was the official
media sponsor, Veritas Training Group was a program sponsor and First
Watch was a supporting sponsor.
| ||Best of the North Finalists Honored at Mason’s Manor House |
At Cincy’s inaugural Best of the North celebration, more than 600 guests
partied, ate and rocked to the music of DJ E. The event was held at the
Manor House in Mason on Oct. 4. At the end of the evening, guests were
invited to cast their votes for the Best of the North in 68 categories —
from pre-schools to parks, restaurants to hair salons, pet care to
kitchen remodeling and more. Vendors filled two large ballrooms to
showcase why they are the best of the best. Guests enjoyed food samples
from sushi and steak to ice cream sundaes. Winners will be announced in
an upcoming issue of Cincy. The West Chester ■
Liberty Chamber Alliance was a partner in the event, and sponsors
included Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mercy Health – Fairfield
Hospital, Lyons & Lyons and Bishop Fenwick High School.
| ||Cedar Village Golf Classic |
The Cedar Village Golf Classic in August at the Heritage Club in Mason
benefited residents of Cedar Village. Presenting sponsors were Gerald
and Nancy Robinson; Spring Valley Bank; Marvin and Betsy Schwartz; and
| ||Chance to Test Drive a Maserati |
Tristaters were invited to drive the new Maserati models and enjoy a bit
of nosh at the Christian Moerlein Lager House on a gorgeous day —
perfect for “top down” motoring along the riverfront. Cris Collinsworth
was seen sinking into the lush leather seats of the GranTurismo
Convertible Sport. “The test drive captured my imagination immediately
as we accelerated through the concrete canyon of Fort Washington Way and
up onto Columbia Parkway,” said Bill Kief, president of the local
Porsche Club. Representatives from Maserati North America were on hand
to coach drivers in the technical features, many of which are
developments pioneered by Maserati’s corporate stablemate Scuderia
Ferrari on the Formula One circuit. Maserati of Cincinnati displays,
sells and services the Italian machines at their state-of-the-art
facility in Mariemont.
| ||Cincy Honors 11 Business Women as Athena Finalists |
Eleven women leaders who, while achieving success in education,
medicine, the arts and business, mentor young women and work tirelessly
on behalf of the community, were honored by Cincy as finalists for the
2012 Athena Awards. Zeinab Schwen, president of Strategic Regulatory
Consulting, received the award at a lunch at Xavier University’s Cintas
Center. Community partners were eWomenNetwork, West Chester ■
Liberty Chamber Alliance and Junior League of Cincinnati. Sponsors were
Stock Yards Bank & Trust, Great Oaks Career Campuses and Keating
Muething & Klekamp (KMK Law). Emcee Sheree Paolello, the WLW-TV
Channel 5 news anchor, said she looks forward to the event every year
because these women are an inspiration.
| ||Dusty’s in Fashion |
Blaine’s Fine Men’s Apparel kicked off its fall fashion preview with a
special guest — Dusty Baker, manager of the Cincinnati Reds. Blaine’s,
which features both European and traditional designers, business casual
wear and made-to measure clothing, had representatives from some of its
suppliers in the store for the event, but the main draw was the
three-time National League Manager of the Year. Baker, who led the Reds
to the playoffs for the second time in three seasons, stopped by the
store in Olde Montgomery to chat with customers about two things that
interest many men: baseball and clothes.
| ||Helping St. Aloysius |
U.S. Bank in Cincinnati donated 160 backpacks
filled with school supplies to the students of St. Aloysius, 4721
Reading Road. In 2010 and 2011, U.S. Bank committed more than $11.4
million of permanent financing for the renovation of St. Aloysius’
facility in Bond Hill. In addition, last year, U.S. Bank awarded St.
Aloysius a $10,000 grant. The bank’s employees contributed nearly 1,300
volunteer hours at nonprofit organizations in 2011.
| ||Humana Foundation Recognizes Organizations for Community Work |
The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana, Inc., hosted a
gala celebration Sept. 27 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza to
honor three local nonprofit organizations. ProKids, a local agency that
works to ensure foster children are safe and that their needs are met,
received a $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit grant. Hoxworth and
People Working Cooperatively received $7,500 grants.
| ||Montgomery Celebrates Expansion |
Business is booming in Montgomery and officials celebrated with
back-to-back ribbon cuttings at First Financial Bank and Jet’s Pizza.
| ||Nutcracker Gala |
Cincinnati Ballet CEO and Artistic Director Victoria Morgan praised the
honorary chair of the Nutcracker Gala Kay Geiger as an inspiring and
dynamic leader at December event at the Phoenix Restaurant. Geiger,
regional president of PNC Bank, responded by thanking Morgan for the
creativity and spirit she brings to the city’s arts community through
her leadership at the prestigious dance company. Maizyalet Velázquez and
Patric Palkens performed. Sponsors included RiverPoint Capital
Management, PNC, Western & Southern, Xavier University, Castellini
Foundation, Central Bank, Cincinnati Enquirer, Mercy Health, Deborah and
Jody Brant, Kelly and Tim Brown, Jess Guarnaschelli and Brett Gumlaw,
Ainsely and Ava Kella, Kelly and Guy Vanasse.
| ||Rotary Talk |
Eric Harmon, publisher and president of NKY and Cincy magazines, was the
guest speaker of the Rotary Club of Kenton County at Colonial Cottage
in Erlanger. The club, a combination of the original Rotary Club of
Erlanger and Rotary Club of Fort Mitchell, provides scholastic
scholarships for Kenton County senior high school students for $2,500
and $1,000, and works to provide humanitarian service, encourage high
ethical standards in all vocations, and build goodwill and peace in the
| ||Salute to Education |
The 2012 CISE Campaign Kickoff Celebration for donors, students and
staff was held at Great American Ball Park with more than 300 guests
supporting the Catholic Inner-city Schools Education Fund. Brian Patrick
was master of ceremonies. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr honored Bob and
Carmen Hodge with the Faith in Education Award for outstanding support
of the CISE Fund. Harry Santen presented Jean Coleman from St. Francis
de Sales School with the Harry Santen Distinguished Educator Award for
| ||Sharonville Golf Outing |
The Sharonville Chamber of Commerce 18th Annual
Golf Classic, held at Four Bridges Country Club, was another sellout.
Golfers enjoyed 18 holes of golf, a lunch buffet catered by Blue Goose
Sports Cafe followed by a prime rib dinner in the Four Bridges dining
room, two raffles, a silent auction and a live auction. Premier sponsors
were PNC Bank, Rumpke, the Utilities Group, Blue Goose, Saxon
Financial, Jake Sweeney, and Holiday Inn I-275 North.
| ||United Way Sets $61 Million Goal |
At United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2012 Campaign Kickoff on Fountain
Square, Campaign Chair David Joyce, president and CEO, GE Aviation,
announced a goal of $61 million. He urged the crowd to take bold
leadership to raise money and engage volunteers.
| ||Warren County Career Center Adult Education Open House |
More than 50 business and community leaders
attended the Warren County Career Center Adult Education Open House and
Job Fair Aug. 8 at the agency in Lebanon. The center offers a wide range
comprehensive programs with advanced technological capabilities, modern
equipment and skilled instructors.
| ||Barrett Vision Award |
Chris Frutkin, chief executive officer of City Center Properties, was
presented the 2012 John F. Barrett Vision Award by the Entrepreneurs’
Organization of Cincinnati at a gala at Lytle Park. Chris Frutkin “is an
outstanding entrepreneur who truly embodies the entrepreneurial vision
and spirit of Cincinnati in its evolution as a world class city — the
essence of the John F. Barrett Vision Award,” says Mark Schmidt,
president of EO Cincinnati.
| ||Making the Connection |
The Hamilton County Park District celebrated the final phase of the Otto
Armleder Memorial Park development with the opening of the 1.1 mile
paved trail in Linwood that connects to the Lunken Field 5-mile loop. It
will eventually be part of two regional trail systems, the Little Miami
Scenic Trail and the Ohio River Trail.
| ||Suites that Rock |
Raising money ($250,000 in five years) for the Carnegie Visual and
Performing Arts Center is one seriously profitable bit of volunteering.
Scores of business leaders spent months preparing for the two sold-out
performances of “Suits That Rock” with music from Foreigner to Rick
James, the Beatles to The Who. Lawyers, CEOs, educators and engineers
stash their briefcases and unleash their musical alter egos and the
audience dances in the aisles.
| ||The Everest Award |
West Chester ■ Liberty Township Chamber Alliance celebrated The Everest Award
honoring Leaders & Legends on the I-75 Growth Corridor. The event
focused on marketing the emerging global economic center along I-75 with
a spotlight on the people who have helped shape it. The honorees are Lawrence
Schumacher, Schumacher Dugan Construction; Rajesh K. Soin, Soin
International; and James L. Wainscott, AK Steel Corporation. The award
was designed by Pattie Byron of West Chester to symbolize the
climb to the top of Mt. Everest and the heights each honoree has
| ||Bike & Build |
On June 12, 30 young adults with Bike & Build Inc., a national
nonprofit committed to affordable housing, biked into Cincinnati on
their journey across the U.S. On their stop, they worked to help
construction efforts on Chatham Street with Cincinnati Habitat for
|CSO Pops Summer Concert Series |
On June 8, guests gathered for an evening of music and fun at Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra & Pops Summer Concert Series at Miami Whitewater
Forest, a Hamilton County Park. The CSO Pops Summer Concert Series took
place at Otterbein Lifestyles Community in Lebanon.
|LOTH Ribbon Cutting |
The June ribbon cutting celebrated the
opening of LOTH's newly renovated Resource Center. LOTH welcomed
customers, suppliers and guests to show what exactly it is that they do,
which is provide tools to help their customers become more efficient.
The new Resource Center allows customers to see options and examine
similar case studies for clients that have made real estate and space
planning decisions within their industry.
|YVCA Salute to Career Women of Achievement Luncheon |
On May 9, eight outstanding Cincinnati career women and two inspiring
scholars were honored at the 33rd annual YWCA Salute to Career Women of
Achievement Luncheon at the Duke Energy Convention Center before a crowd
of 2,030. Proceeds from the luncheon event directly support the
critical YWCA programs serving more than 35,000 women and their families
| ||2012 MANNY Awards |
Since 2006, Cincy magazine’s MANNY Awards have celebrated the contributions the manufacturing industry makes to the Greater Cincinnati community and economy. Winners were honored at the MANNY Awards Banquet at the Sharonville Convention Center, which featured Pete Zelinski, senior editor of Modern Machine Shop Magazine, and Dan Hurley, Director of Leadership Cincinnati, as keynote speakers. Sponsored by Grant Thornton, US Bank, Wood Herron & Evans, Prus Construction, TechSolve, Prestige AV & Creative Services and Gardner Business Media, Inc. Partners included the NKY Chamber of Commerce, Clermont County Ohio Economic Development, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and UC Center for Entrepreneurship. Tom McKee, a reporter with WCPO-TV News, was the emcee.
| ||BRAVO! at Club B |
Cincinnati Ballet’s BRAVO! volunteers hosted friends and supporters at
Club B at the Hilton Netherland Plaza with dancing, music, food and a
silent auction to raise money for dancers, scenery, design and
maintenance of costumes, choreography and music. Carmon DeLeone and the
Studio Quintet performed. BRAVO! chairs are Kathryn Harsh and Susan
Shelton. Club B chairs are Susan Grayson Hill and Mona Foad.
| ||Go Red Luncheon For Heart Health |
Nearly 700 guests attended the American Heart Association’s Go Red for
Women Luncheon at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The luncheon was
presented by The Christ Hospital. Cincy magazine was a media sponsor.
| ||Miami Valley Christian Academy Field Day |
While the weather wasn’t cooperative, the Miami Valley Christian
Academy’s “Fun Day” activities for kindergarten through 6th grade
students were still held in full-force indoors. Students, staff and
volunteers celebrated the end of school and the beginning of summer.
| ||Shred to Stop Scams |
Cincinnati Better Business Bureau partnered with Document Destruction;
Hamilton County Coalition to Stop Scams, Fraud and Abuse; University of
Cincinnati; WCPO and WKMV for a shredding event at UC Blue Ash.
Attendees brought documents to be shredded and old cell phones to be
| ||Cincy Honors 2012 Tristate Success Winners |
On April 24, business leaders gathered at the Sharonville Convention
Center for Cincy’s Tristate Success Awards to discuss the growth and
successes of Tristate businesses and to honor the most successful and
consistent companies in the region. President and CEO of Western &
Southern Financial Group John Barrett was the keynote speaker. Sponsors
included Humana, First Financial Bank and Loth. Partners included
Northern Kentucky Tri-Ed, OKI Regional Council of Governments and the
Sharonville Chamber of Commerce.
| ||Clermont Chamber Business Expo |
The National Bank and Trust/Clermont Chamber Business Expo brought more
than 700 people to the Oasis Center for a luncheon featuring LaRosa’s
CEO Mike LaRosa, booths showcasing local businesses, small business
workshops by UC Clermont College, and a SBDC Business Financing Forum.
| ||Outstanding Women of NKY Awards |
At the April 20 luncheon, the 2012 Outstanding Women of Northern
Kentucky honorees were recognized for exemplifying notable achievement
and outstanding service in their profession, or representing an ideal
role model for young women following in their footsteps. The event was
hosted and sponsored by Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky and
Toyota. NKY magazine was a media sponsor.
| ||Rose Awards Celebrate Hospitality |
On April 19, the superstars of the area’s hospitality industry gathered
at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Cincinnati North in Sharonville for the 19th
ROSE Awards. WLWT-TV’s Sheree Paolello was emcee.
| ||Scholarship Honors Knippenberg |
A journalism scholarship at the University of Cincinnati honoring the
late Jim Knippenberg has been fully endowed after just two fundraisers.
Jerry Springer, Norma Rashid, Ken Broo and Pat Barry — the top-rated
WLWT news team of 1984-1993 — headlined an April event at the Celestial
in Mount Adams, which pushed donations to the $50,000 total.
Knippenberg, a columnist at The Enquirer and later at Cincy, taught at
UC, his alma mater.
|2012 Fight for Air Climb |
On Feb. 19, the American Lung Association hosted its seventh annual
climb at the Carew Tower. Novice and expert athletes, local firefighters
and families made up the nearly 650 climbers who participated to raise
$135,000 to support the fight against lung disease.
| ||ADDY Awards |
The 33rd annual Cincinnati ADDY Awards were held at The Carnegie Arts
Center in Covington, Ky. on Feb. 18. Gold sponsors included Mills James
and Crest Graphics, while silver sponsors were Eric Mower and Associates
and Wood Herron & Evans.
| ||UC Students Compete |
The University of Cincinnati Center for Entrepreneurship Education &
Research announced 16 semi-finalists from across North America who
competed for $20,000 in prizes in the eighth annual Spirit of Enterprise
Graduate Business Plan Competition on Feb. 24.
| ||Unveiling Porsche 911 |
More than 800 guests attended the February 25 unveiling of the new 911 at Porsche of the Village in Mariemont.
| ||Celebrating Communities |
Community representatives celebrated Hamilton County’s stable,
integrated neighborhoods at the Hidden Treasures Human Relations Summit.
Sponsors for the forum, held at the Springfield Township
Senior/Community Center in Finneytown, included Housing Opportunities
Made Equal, PNC Bank, the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Bridges
for a Just Community and the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission.
| ||Cincy’s Healthcare Summit |
Cincy and the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance presented the
second annual Healthcare Summit to discuss the future of healthcare and
its impact on businesses. Presenting sponsor was Humana. TechSolve, DP
Sciences Corp. and ITA Audio Visual Solutions were sponsors.
| ||Clermont Recognizes Pacesetters |
Tom Rocklin, Chris Smith and the University of Cincinnati Clermont
College were recognized for hard work and contributions to Clermont
County at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Annual Pacesetter Dinner. The
audience included 300-plus business owners, elected and appointed
officials, civic leaders and chamber members.
| ||Rusty Ball Rocks |
The Rusty Griswolds’ annual charity bash filled the Duke Energy Center
with music, drinks, dancing, auctions and basket raffles. The event
benefits more than 100 non-profits. Charities showcase their causes and
raise money, and guests and sponsors rock away the evening. Cincy was a
| ||Cancer Society Honors Mark Weber |
The 7th Annual Cincinnati Golf Classic for the American Cancer Society
at the Kenwood Country Club was sponsored by PNC Bank and Duke Realty.
This event raised money to “create a world with less cancer and more
birthdays.” Blue Ash Mayor Mark F. Weber, a cancer survivor, was
| ||Cedar Village Golf Classic |
Perfect weather for the 12th Annual Cedar Village Golf Classic was
enjoyed by 142 golfers at Wetherington Golf and Country Club. Presenting
sponsors were Jerry and Nancy Robinson, Spring Valley Bank, Marvin and
Betsy Schwartz, as well as TOPICZ. Funds will be used for the new
Rehabilitation Center, which opened in July.
|Making Strides Against Breast Cancer |
More than 12,000 walkers raised $600,000 at the American Cancer
Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The route went through
Newport and downtown Cincinnati.
| ||NARI Explores Tile Installation |
National Association of The Remodeling Industry (NARI) Ohio Valley
Chapter hosted a membership meeting at the Sharonville showroom of
Hamilton Parker with experts on tile installation, underlayment,
waterproofing and grout for business owners, managers, sales
professionals and other members.
| ||Cincy Magazine Celebrates ATHENA® Awards |
Cincy honored 11 successful businesswomen as finalists at the annual
ATHENA Award ceremony for leadership and blazing trails for younger
women. Annie Ruth, educator and artist, was the recipient of the award.
Sponsors included Great Oaks, Stock Yards Bank & Trust and
Cincinnati Eye Institute. The Junior League of Cincinnati, Girl Scouts
of Western Ohio, eWomen’s Network and Women of Excellence were community
| ||Golf Classic Benefits StarShine |
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center hosted a Golf Classic at
Western Hills Country Club to benefit its StarShine Hospice, the only
hospice program in the area dedicated exclusively to children. Last
year, the event raised more than $96,000.
| ||Italian Cars: Magnifico! |
Spectacular Italian automobiles and great food by chef Dan Knecht was
the perfect combination for almost 600 car aficionados at the “A Taste
of Italy” event at Maserati of Cincinnati.
| ||Success Roundtable |
The 4th Annual Success Roundtable, hosted by TechSolve, featured Cincy
Magazine’s Manny Award winners MAG Industrial Automation Systems, Mazak
and Formica. Also, Jim Russell, regional investment manager of U.S.
Bank, spoke on anticipated economic conditions, and Dr. Chuck Matthews,
executive director of the UC Center for Entrepreneurship, spoke on the
state of manufacturing in the Tristate.
| ||Weiland Honored At Peace of the City Event |
Richard (Dick) Weiland was honored by the Jewish Community Relations
Council of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Family Service at the Peace
of the City Dinner. Weiland has worked for decades to support social
services. He currently serves on more than 30 boards and commissions.
| ||Blue Ash Business Party |
Fun at the annual Blue Ash Business Appreciation Party included live music, food tasting and beer samples. The event was held at Blue Ash Recreation Center.
| ||Clermont Chamber Expo |
Bob Castellini, owner and CEO of the Cincinnati Reds, headlined the luncheon at the Clermont Chamber Business and Community Expo. In addition to exhibits featuring members of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and regional businesses, the expo included the Clermont Experience Taste with samples from area restaurants and caterers.
|The Kenwood Open House |
City of Cincinnati officials welcomed The Kenwood, a senior living community by Senior Star, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 16-story, 288-unit community offers a luxury spa complex, fitness center, valet and gourmet dining options. The grand opening included a donation of $30,000 to four non-profit organizations.
| ||UC Day Celebration |
The UC Day celebration featured several awards from the Alumni Association.
| ||Wellington Orthopaedic Location Grand Opening |
Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine celebrated the grand opening of their state-of-the-art 19,000 square-foot facility in the Western Ridge medical campus just off I-74 at the Rybolt Road exit.
| ||2011 Fall Spectacular Cover Shoot Outtakes |
At the cover photo shoot, Rebecca Kraft’s enthusiasm was incredible and therefore we had a hard time choosing just one image to use. Check out these outtakes from the shoot at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Photography by Ross Van Pelt. (Rebecca is viewing the Joan Miró, Mural for the Terrace Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, 1947, oil on canvas, Gift of Thomas Emery’s Sons, Inc., Cincinnati Art Museum, 2008 Successio Miro/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP.)
| ||Mary DeVore Golf Championship |
Employees and relatives of DeVore Roofing celebrated Mother's Day with a
Mary DeVore Championship golf competition at Brown's Run Country Club in Middletown.
| ||Rockwern Academy Tribute Dinner |
The Rockwern Academy Tribute Dinner and Silent Auction was attended by
nearly 500 community leaders, parents, teachers, former students and
supporters of Jewish Day School education. The silent auction raised
more than $300,000 for the school. The gathering was held to honor the
Guttman family, whose members have long supported the academy and Jewish
| ||2011 Manny Awards |
Since 2006, the Cincy Magazine Manny Awards have celebrated the contributions the manufacturing industry makes to the Greater Cincinnati community and economy. Winners were honored at the Manny Awards Banquet, featuring Bob McEwan, a general manager at GE Aviation, as keynote speaker.
| ||Blue Ash Business Association Scholarship |
The Blue Ash Business Association (BABA) awarded a $2,000 renewable scholarship to a graduating high school senior and a $500 non-traditional student award to an adult for further training and education.
| ||Boys & Girls Clubs Annual Luncheon |
The 2011 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati Annual Achievement Luncheon celebrated the accomplishments of five “Youth of the Year” finalists.
| ||Catholic Schools Spring Mixer |
More than 200 guests attended the inaugural Catholic Inner-city Schools Education (CISE) Spring Mixer at St. Francis de Sales School.
| ||Purcell Marian Leadership Conference |
Now in its fifth year, the Purcell Marian
Conference shapes young leaders through team building and small-group
activities. The goal is to build students' confidence, problem-solving
and social skills.
| ||Rose Awards |
The Rose Awards recognize Greater Cincinnati's frontline and service
employees who provide excellence beyond the call of duty. The event was
held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and hosted by the
Tourism Council of Greater Cincinnati.
| ||Fundraising New Orleans Style |
Redwood Express hosted a fundraising event with “Big Easy” fun,
including a Bourbon Street bourbon tasting and Mardi Gras-themed
entertainment. Located in Fort Mitchell, Ky., Redwood provides services
and support for children and adults with multiple and severe
disabilities to help them to live independent and full lives.
| ||Holy Grail Opens at Banks |
The Holy Grail Tavern & Grille
opened its doors for the first time for a St. Patrick’s Day
celebration. As the first retail tenant at The Banks, the Holy Grail
features Tap Tables with two beer taps literally sprouting from their
| ||Medicare Fraud Forum |
A panel of experts from federal and Ohio governmental agencies
discussed the topic of Medicare fraud in an informational, question and
answer format at Maple Knoll Village and WMKV in Springdale.
| ||Tristate Success Awards 2011 |
Cincy's Tristate Success Awards honored regional businesses that grew
in revenue and employees over the past year. Keynote speaker Bob
McDonald, president, chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble,
discussed the role of business in "touching and improving lives" around
the world. Held at the Cintas Center at Xavier University and attended
by almost 300 professionals, the event served as an opportunity to
network and celebrate success. Thanks to this year's sponsors, which
included: Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI),
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), Humana, First
Financial Bank, The Christ Hospital (HealthWATCH), and Tri-County
Economic Development Corporation
| ||Wellington Blue Ribbon Expansion |
Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine hosted a ribbon cutting to
showcase its newly expanded facility in Eastgate. The updated office
grew from 11,000 to 18,725 square feet. It will be home to 11
physicians specializing in orthopedic care and sports medicine.
| ||Climb for AIr |
Teams and individuals, including firefighters in full gear, competed in
a "vertical road race" up 45 flights and 804 steps to the top of Carew
Tower, downtown. The American Lung Association event, in February,
raises money for research, education and advocacy through stair-climbs
all over the country.
| ||Enterprising Spirits |
The University of Louisville’s TNG Pharmaceuticals won the seventh
annual University of Cincinnati Spirit of Enterprise Competition. Its
team was the best of 15 student teams that presented new venture ideas,
earning $10,000 and an automatic bid to the Venture Labs Investment
| ||Opening Minds Through Art |
Miami University showcased the artistic talents of Maple Knoll
Communities' residents through the program "Opening Minds Through Art"
to create beautiful visual art spotlighted in January at a reception
for the artists and their Miami partners.
| ||Clermont Business Awards |
Awards for small businesses were announced in February at the Clermont
County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Winners include Express
Employment Professionals, Park National Bank, Current Electrical &
Lighting, LifePoint Solutions, Innerwood and Cold Jet
| ||Tribute to Veterans |
The fifth annual Tribute to Veterans, "War Through the Eyes of the
Caregivers," was held on Veterans Day at Xavier University's Cintas
Center benefiting the Disabled Veterans of America, the Thank You
Foundation and the Thank America First Foundation. U.S. Army Maj. Brad
Wenstrup, state chair of Ohio Veterans United, was the emcee.
| ||Unsung Hero Award |
Everybody knows one — a co-worker with a great work ethic who gets the
job done in a cheerful and efficient manner. The Unsung Hero Award &
Scholarship inaugural event in February at Cincinnati State Technical
and Community College recognized a dozen tireless workers, raised
scholarship money and put the spotlight on Cincinnati State’s Workforce
Development Program. Award sponsors included Anthem, CFM Religion
Publishing Group and Duke Energy. Host sponsors were Cincinnati State
Development Center and Cincy Magazine. Fernando Aguirre, president and
chief executive officer of Chiquita Brands International, was the
| ||An Evening of Excellence |
The National Association of The Remodeling Industry (NARI) hosted an
event for recognition, certifications, leadership service,
acknowledging the past and future board, and presentation of COTY
| ||Santa’s Helpers |
Cincinnati Country Day School held a school-wide toy drive, and Cincy staff helped transport the gifts to ProKids and Boys and Girls Club of Cincinnati.
| ||The Rusty Ball |
Cincy sponsored the 2010 Rusty Ball to support various local charities. The Clermont Chamber of Commerce recognized outstanding businesses and individuals.
| ||Women of Excellence |
The West Chester * Liberty Chamber Alliance honored 10 women at the Women of Excellence dinner.
| ||Cincinnati Film Festival |
The Cincinnati Film Festival highlighted premieres, documentaries and film shorts over nine days.
| ||Nauti Night |
The Wave Foundation hosted its benefit, Nauti Night, at the Newport Aquarium.
| ||Boost Loft 100 Grand Opening |
Boost opened downtown Cincinnati's newest creative meeting place and celebrated with food, team building, and live entertainment.
| ||Rose Awards |
The Tourism Council of Greater Cincinnati held the Rose Awards at Great Wolf Lodge in Mason.
| ||Annual Achievement Luncheon |
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati celebrated the achievements of youth whose lives and stories have been positively changed due to the Club's enriching environments.
| ||Annual UC Day Celebration |
Seven University of Cincinnati alumni were honored by the UC Alumni Association in recognition of their unique contributions to their university and community.
| ||Cincy's MANNY Awards 2010 |
Cincy Magazine held its annual MANNY Awards at Xavier University's Cintas Center to celebrate success in the local manufacturing community.
| ||MANNY Awards 2010 |
The 2010 MANNY Awards were held on June 2 at Xavier University's Cintas Center. The Awards honor outstanding local manufacturing companies for their innovation and best practices. Norm Bafunno, vice president of production engineering at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North American, Inc. was the keynote speaker. Dhani Jones linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals, made a special appearance and handed out awards to the winners.
| ||ADDY Awards |
The ADDY Awards honored creative local advertising.
| ||Ad2 Fire & Ice Soiree |
Young professionals of the Cincinnati creative scene were invited to attend the annual Fire & Ice Soiree, hosted by Ad2 Cincinnati.
| ||South Central Ohio Minority Business Council Gala |
The SCOMBC gala recognized corporations that have an outstanding record of diversity participation with minority-owned business, and certified minority suppliers who have distinguished themselves and their business in the Central and Southern Ohio region.
| ||Gorman Heritage Farm Tractor Jam |
A tractor pull was held for Gorman Farm in Evendale to raise funds for a new tractor. The event featured live entertainment, food, games and a prize drawing.
| ||St. Xavier Church Downtown Dash |
The Downtown Dash and Block Party at St. Xavier Church downtown included a 5K race, live music from the Rum Runners, food from local restaurants and a cornhole tournament.
| ||Stock Yards Client Breakfast |
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co. hosted a client appreciation breakfast featuring an economic update from Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Mark R. Holloway.
| ||Maple Knoll Art Gala |
Maple Knoll Communities hosted the grand opening gala "Spring is Coming," featuring selected works from the talented artists of the Queen City Art Club. Sales proceeds benefited the Maple Knoll Village Future Care Fund.
| ||Qfact Unveils Studio |
Qfact Marketing Research held an open house to celebrate recent renovations to its building, including the new Envisage Studio "A Place to Help You Dream, Imagine & Create."
| ||UC / Cincom Spirit of Enterprise Competition |
Teams from 20 American and Canadian universities, including the University of Cincinnati, presented start-up venture concepts at the UC / Cincom Spirit of Enterprise MBA Business Plan Competition. Cincom hosted and sponsored the event and provided the grand prize of $10,000.
| ||West Chester Chamber Awards Gala |
The West Chester Chamber Alliance held its 2009 Dinner & Awards Gala, which honors area organizations and buisness professionals.
| ||ADCLUB Fire & Ice Soiree |
AD2, the young professional branch of ADCLUB Cincinnati, held its annual Fire & Ice Soiree at Bang nightclub and AVS Art Gallery.
| ||Addy Awards |
ADCLUB Cincinnati held its annual Addy Awards at Paul Brown Stadium. ADCLUB Cincinnati is an affiliate of the national American Advertising Federation (AAF). The Addy Awards is a three tiered competition of the AAF that begins locally, then progresses to regional and national rounds. More than 60,000 entries compete each year, making the Addys the world’s largest advertising competition.
| ||Bahl & Gaynor’s Forcasting Luncheon |
Robert A. LaFleur, CFA, reviewed 2008 and discussed the economy and his investment outlook for 2009 at Bahl & Gaynor’s annual forecasting luncheon at the Queen City Club.
| ||Bella’s Cut-A-Thon |
Bella Hair Styles, a hair salon and day spa located in the Mount Washington / Anderson area, held a charity Cut-a-Thon for Team Sarhea Sunshine. Proceeds were donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Baby Sarhea attended the event to encourage volunteers and patrons to raise money for a cure.
| ||Minority Business Success |
At its 36th Awards Gala, the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council honored minority business enterprises and corporations that are committed to increased purchasing from those MBEs.
| ||MIP Party |
Cincy hosted a reception and photo shoot for its 2009 Most Interesting People at the Cincinnati Club building Downtown.
| ||Northern Cincinnati Economic Roundtable |
The Sharonville Chamber of Commerce and Rich Arnold hosted an open forum for economic development professionals to discuss economic development activities and share ideas. The roundtable was held at Elements Conference and Event Centre in Sharonville.
| ||PWC’s Oscar Night America |
People Working Cooperatively held its annual Oscar Night America, Cincinnati’s only official Oscar night party. Humana sponsored this year’s Hollywoodthemed fundraiser.
| ||Cincy Santa Helpers |
Cincinnati Country Day School students collected and wrapped more than 700 gifts, and Cincy magazine helpers gathered some of those presents to deliver to ProKids, a nonprofit organization that helps abused and neglected foster children in Hamilton County.
| ||Executive Women in Technology |
The Women’s Circuit hosts a series of invitation-only events forexecutive women in technology. The most recent meeting, at the Queen City Club, featured keynote speaker Kay Geiger, president of the Ohio/Northern Kentucky region for PNC Bank.
| ||Faith Community Pharmacy's Fundraiser |
The Faith Community Pharmacy, which provides necessary medications and pharmaceutical care free of charge to qualified individuals, held a grand event dinner and gaming night fundraiser at the Sheraton Cincinnati Airport Hotel in Hebron.
| ||Gingerbread Winner |
The Roberts Centre hosted the 2008 All Ohio Hotel and Restaurant Gingerbread House Competition.
| ||The WAVE Foundation's Nauti Night |
The WAVE Foundation, which promotes the conservation of marine life through research and education, held its Nauti Nite fundraiser at the Newport Aquarium.
| ||TriHealth Service Awards Banquet |
TriHealth’s red carpeted, movie-awards-themed celebration at the Xavier University’s Schiff Family Conference Center honored workers who have been with the company more than 20 years.
| ||Women's Health Experience |
The 5th Annual Women’s Health Experience, organized by The Foundation for Female Health Awareness, drew hundreds of visitors to the Duke Energy Center to hear lectures, engage in health screenings and tour exhibits. The event was sponsored by The Christ Hospital, The Miller-Valentine Group and Q102 radio.
| ||ATHENA Luncheon |
Cincy recognized 11 ATHENA Award finalists for business success, community service and support of the advancement of women. Sponsors included Art Institute of Cincinnati, Corporex, Great American Insurance Group, National City Bank, West Chester Chamber Alliance, Western & Southern Financial Group, The Wolfe Practice and The Richter & Phillips Co.
| ||CAWN event at the Oasis Conference Center |
Cincinnati Area Women's Network (CAWN), a networking group for business women, met at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland to recognize and celebrate the organization's efforts in the last year.
| ||IT Golf Classic |
The Women's Circuit held its annual IT Classic Golf outing, which funds scholarships for female students who are working toward a career in technology.
| ||Zoofari |
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden hosted Zoofari, its annual fundraiser gala. The theme was Serengeti Sunset.
| ||Best Doctors Cruise |
Wood & Lamping LLP sponsored a cruise on theDestiny yacht to honor the doctors named to Cincy's Best Doctors list, published in the August issue.
| ||Hispanic Fest |
The 15th annual Cincinnati Hispanic Fest at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds drew thousands of visitors for food, music, exhibits, games and free health screenings provided by TriHealth. Biggs was the main festival sponsor.
| ||Image Makeover and Wardrobe Consulting with Amie Berger |
Amie Berger of Details by Berger met with customers and answered fashion questions at Kismet during Oâ€™Bryonvilleâ€™s Third Thursday Wine Walk. Guests brought in an item of clothing, and Berger offered accessory and outfit suggestions.
| ||Liberty Grand Villas Grand Opening |
Liberty Grand Villas celebrated its newest condominium community. Attendees toured the award-winning models and clubhouse in Liberty Township.
| ||Prosource Tailgate Party |
ProSource, the official document solutions provider to the Cincinnati Bengals, held its third annual tailgate party. Attendants learned about the latest trends in document solutions and picked up Bengals memorabilia.
| ||ATHENA Finalist Breakfast |
The 2008 ATHENA Award finalists and past finalists gathered at The Ascent in Covington for breakfast, a photo shoot and tours of the luxury condos.
| ||BMW Ultimate Drive for the Cure |
The BMW Store hosted its 10th annual Drive for the Cure. For every mile driven by breast cancer survivors and community members, The BMW Store donates $1 to Susan G. Komen for The Cure.
| ||Llanfair Groundbreaking Ceremony |
Llanfair Retirement Community celebrated the groundbreaking of the Margaret Jean Wells Chapel and the Clara Curry Wellness Center.
| ||Simon Kenton High School Reunion |
Simon Kenton High School classes of 1981-1984, which endured the catastrophe of a school explosion that killed one of their classmates, united in an effort to build an alumni association and endowment fund for the school. Nick Clooney, the main anchor and managing editor for WKRC-TV Channel 12 News at the time of the explosion, was the keynote speaker.
| ||The Matrix Companies' Seminar |
The Matrix Companies, a risk management service that provides workersâ€™ compensation solutions to businesses throughout the region, held an informational seminar on the benefits of using Third Party Administrators.
| ||Cincinnati State Celebrates New Lab |
GE Aviation and Cincinnati State Technical & Community College celebrated the establishment of a Machining Lab at the College's Workforce Development Center. The lab will house the new "Machining for Engineers" training program.
| ||Cincy-Cinco |
Cincy Cinco, Cincinnati's annual Latin American festival, was held at the plaza at Riverbend Music Center
| ||Community Shares' Guys, Griddles and Grub |
Community Shares, a partnership of local non-profit organizations dedicated to building social and economic equity and a healthy environment, hosted the Guys, Griddles and Grub fundraiser, in which 50 male amateur chefs presented specialty dishes for guests to sample.
| ||HCDC Celebrates 25 Years |
Hamilton County Development Co., an economic development not-for-profit organization, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala dinner at the Cincinnati Club building Downtown.
| ||Kids Matter Most |
Council of Child Abuse (COCA) of Southern Ohio Inc. hosted Chris Hansen of the NBC Dateline'sTo Catch a Predator series for a discussion on protecting kids on the internet from predators.
| ||NABA Annual Scholarship Breakfast |
The Greater Southern Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) hosted its Second Annual Scholarship Breakfast at the Banker's Club downtown.
| ||The Manny Awards |
Cincy's Manny Awards celebrate excellence in Tristate manufacturing. The 2008 Mannys, sponsored by Grant Thornton, U.S. Bank and Wright Brothers Inc., had record-breaking attendance of 400.
| ||100 Wise Women |
One Hundred Wise Women invited women from varied disciplines to its quarterly networking breakfast meeting facilitated by local women leaders.
| ||College Open House |
Wilmington College's Blue Ash campus, which specializes in business-related courses for adult learners, held a community open house.
| ||Dining in the Dark |
Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired hosted its Dining in the Dark fundraiser, which gives guests the experience of dining without seeing their food first, at the Savannah Center in West Chester.
| ||Eddie Merlot's Grand Opening |
Eddie Merlot's restaurant in Montgomery, featuring prime steaks and seafood, celebrated its grand opening at its Montgomery Road location.
| ||People of Vision Awards Dinner |
Prevent Blindness Ohio (PBO), a nonprofit public health organization dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving sight through advocacy, research and early detection, presented its 14th annual The People of Vision Award Dinner.
| ||The Spirit of Enterprise |
Cincom Systems Inc. and The University of Cincinnati held the fourth annual UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition.
| ||Manny Award Winner Breakfast |
The winners and sponsors of Cincy’s 2008 Manny Awards gathered at The Cincinnati Club building downtown to be photographed for the magazine feature.
| ||Northeast Chamber Business Expo |
The Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce held a job fair and business expo at The Great Wolf Lodge. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||Spelling Bee for Literacy |
The Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati held its annual Scripps Spelling Bee for Literacy fundraiser, presented by Great American Insurance Group, at Xavier University’s Schiff Conference Center. Groups from 21 area businesses competed. The bee has raised more than $260,000 for literacy over 18 years. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||European Union in the 21st Century |
The Southern Ohio District Export Council (SODEC), the U.S. Commercial Service and the European American Chamber of Commerce presented the Eurpean Union in the 21st Century: Focus on Poland at the Hilton Netherland Hotel. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||Friday Night Fights |
The Cincinnati Museum of Athletics and Buddy LaRosa presented Friday Night Fights at the Cincinnati Athletic Club. Proceeds benefited the Cincinnati Golden Gloves and the Greater Cincinnati Police Athletic Leature. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||IT Leadership Networking |
Lucrum and the Fine Arts Fund hosted an exclusive IT entrepreneur leadership networking event. The keynote speaker was Christopher T. Hjelm, CIO of the Kroger Co. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||Accounting for Kids |
Grant Thornton hosted annual training for Accounting for Kids, in which financial professionals help� local students with finance, accounting and economics.
| ||Art Links Honors Jarvi |
Art Links, which provides arts education to disadvantaged schools, low-income children and people with disabilities, honored Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Music Director Paavo Jarvi at its annual Tribute Dinner. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||Dining For Deaconess |
The Deaconess Foundation held its second annual “Dining for Deaconess” fundraiser at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. The theme was “Evening at the Moulin Rouge.”
| ||Dynamic Not-for-Profits |
BKD, LLP presented an informational seminar titled “Dynamic Not-for-Profits: Managing Change & Moving Forward.”
| ||Economic and Market Outlook |
Bahl and Gaynor Investment Council sponsored an â€œEconomic and Market Outlookâ€ session at the Queen City Club. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||St. Rita School 'Night of Treasures' |
More than 300 people attended the pirate-themed “A Night of Treasures” at the Evendale Recreation Center, which raised more than $40,000 for scholarships for students of St. Rita School for the Deaf. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||Administrative Professionals Unite |
The International Association of Administrative Professionals Cincinnati Chapter gathered at the Historic Vernon Manor Hotel to kick off the 2007-08 “Hosting your career” program. Cincy was the media sponsor.
|Billionaire-in-Training Seminar |
Business and wealth coach Brad Sugars held a free seminar at the Millennium Hotel downtown, presented by ActionCOACH. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||Business Advisory Kickoff |
The Warren County Career Center (WCCC) hosted its annual kickoff for the business advisory committees of members from local business and industry, which advise each program at the center.
| ||Evening of Elegance |
BKD, LLP sponsored ReSourceâ€™s Evening of Elegance at the new Greenacres Foundation Arts Center in Indian Hill. The event celebrated 20 years of assisting local nonprofit organizations. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||FBLA National Conference |
More than 2,000 high school students from across the nation convened downtown for the National Fall Leadership Conference of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Cincy was a media sponsor.
|Hispanic Chamber Gala |
Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox was the keynote speaker for The Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA’s annual gala. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||Savannah Nights |
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The Savannah Centre in West Chester held its grand opening celebration, featuring The Beach Boys. Cincy was a media sponsor.
|Top Exec Shares Secrets |
James Kilts, author of Doing What Matters: The Revolutionary Old-School Approach to Business Success and Why it Works and former CEO of The Gillette Co., presented secrets from his new book at an ADCLUB Cincinnati breakfast at The Radisson in Covington. Cincy was the media sponsor.
| ||Top Talent Networking |
Top senior-level students met with prospective employers for Wright State’s fourth annual Top Talent Networking Event at the recently renovated Raj Soin College of Business. Cincy was a media sponsor.
| ||Urban Living Tour |
The Urban Real Estate Council held a self-guided two-day tour that showcased homes downtown and in East Walnut Hills, Mount Adams, Mount Auburn and Over-the-Rhine. Cincy was a media sponsor.
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