I recently met the sister of our kids’ summer nanny at a family party. While Maria and I were chatting, she handed me a large postcard inviting me to a fundraiser event she’s hosting: the 4th Annual Vivian’s Victory Family Fun 5K at Winton Woods on July 25. I asked her to tell me more about Vivian’s Victory, what the… [read more]
Go Over The Edge for Elders – GIVEAWAY
We love it when a fantastic cause and a fun event come together. Over the Edge for Elders fits that bill and then some! Episcopal Retirement Homes (ERH) has been dedicated to improving the lives of seniors in our community since 1951. In an effort to put a twist on the typical ‘walk-a-thon’ fundraiser they… [read more]
Cycling Fun For Entire Family at Ride Cincinnati
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Ride Cincinnati bike event, happening Sunday, June 14. This is the 9th year for the ride, which benefits breast cancer research at the Barrett Cancer Center at the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute. Departing from Yeatman’s Cove, participants have the option of riding 63, 45, 26, 16 or 8 miles… [read more]
Moms in Training: Moms wanted for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!
Cancer is an equal opportunity disease. Cancer doesn’t discriminate. You can be young, old, rich or poor. Cancer doesn’t care. But there are people and organizations who do care. There are countless patients, families, caregivers, researchers, doctors and so many more who are in the front lines battling cancer. One organization who continues to fight the fight is… [read more]
Fashion for the Cure
I love it when kids help other kids. I love it even more when all their hard work and dedication is going to an amazing cause. You can also help out and enjoy a night of fashion, flair and fun during Fashion for the Cure. The event is March 19 at Sycamore High School and the… [read more]
Cones for the Cure – Honoring the memory of Elena & raising $$ for cancer research!
“Do you ever know when you are experiencing a miracle? I guess I just expected more – maybe a flash of light, a clap of thunder or a visit from an angel. But, maybe, just maybe, the angel is right here next to me.” – Keith Desserich, “Notes Left Behind“. I recently met the founder… [read more]
Non-Profit Spotlight: Bluegrass for Babies
Until last week I thought Bluegrass for Babies was just a yearly bluegrass concert. I had no idea that Bluegrass for Babies is so much more than that. Bluegrass for Babies is an amazing non-profit focused on the wellness of the tiniest of Cincinnatians & Northern Kentuckians. Matt & Anne Schneider began Bluegrass for Babies… [read more]
power2give and ArtWorks-Growing Community Support of the Arts!
I love art. There, I said it. I am NOT an artist in the sculpting, painting, drawing way at all..it’s just not in me to be able to do it, no matter how I try. The hubby and boys are all avid artists and draw, paint, sculpt (in the case of my youngest) all of… [read more]