At the 2018 Cincinnati Music Festival, Source Cincinnati, an independent organization created in 2013 to amplify the “Cincinnati Story” to national media, invited a writer from Essence Magazine to attend the music festival and other attractions, restaurants and hotels in Cincinnati. As a result of this national media cultivation, CMF was included in this prestigious list of R&B music festivals. Essence Magazine has a monthly reach of more than six million readers among its magazine, website and social media platforms.
Adventure Crew was selected from 18 competitive nonprofit applications for the 2018 edition of Hyperquake’s Do Good Initiative, a program led by Hyperquake and a dozen of their local partners from videographers, designers, copywriters, restaurants and t-shirt guys.
Fleet Feet Cincinnati, the local running retail leader committed to inspiring and empowering the runner in everyone, will open a third location in Spring 2019. Co-owners Frank and Stacey DeJulius say the store will open in West Chester in the Voice of America Centre shopping plaza and employ a full-time staff of four.
Downtown Cincinnati Inc., in partnership with the City of Cincinnati, has developed a pop-up shop program that brings together entrepreneurs, artists, makers, and small businesses with local property owners to fill vacant spaces and activate downtown. Downtown Cincinnati is growing by leaps and bounds, and we know that expanding active retail spaces will benefit residents, existing businesses, and visitors alike.
LADD, Inc., a non-profit organization that empowers adults with developmental disabilities to live, work, and connect, launched a new initiative to develop an integrated housing and service model for adults with developmental disabilities. The project, called Forever, Home, will build or purchase and remodel 6-8 houses in neighborhoods throughout Cincinnati and provide independent living for 20-30 adults with developmental disabilities. Three to four people will live in each home for the duration of their lives and LADD will provide technology, comprehensive training and engagement services to support safe, independent living.
Through the help of tens of thousands of donations, ArtsWave, the nonprofit planner, promoter and fundraiser for Greater Cincinnati’s arts sector, has awarded $125,500 in grants to 22 organizations across the region for various projects.
A sold-out crowd enjoyed the annual Dress for Success Fashion Show at JACK Casino earlier this month, which serves as the non-profit’s largest fund-raiser of the year and provides the opportunity to share the success stories of their clients.
ArtWorks Big Pitch present by U.S. Bank culminates on Tuesday, September 25 for Big Pitch Night. The eight creative entrepreneurs will deliver their 5-minutes pitches in front of a live audience and five judges to being home the $15,000 prize. The audience then votes for their favorite finalists for the Audience Choice Award, featuring services from top accounting office, legal firms, and more. Tickets start at just $10.
Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC) has added Carol Gibbs to its Board of Directors. Gibbs, a long-time community activist and volunteer, is currently the President and CEO of the Mt. Auburn Community Development Corporation, which Gibbs founded in 2015 to strengthen and coordinate business and housing development in Mt. Auburn. Prior to her current role, she spent 15 years in the role of President and CEO of ACT (Accountability and Credibility Together), an organization she founded to increase self-sufficiency skills of families to reduce their need for public assistance.
Selections have been made for the 2018 class of BOARDway Bound, ArtsWave’s signature professional development program, with this year’s class of 30 individuals representing 22 corporations, organizations and institutions across the region.
Hyperquake, the Cincinnati-based brand evolution agency, announced today that Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati has been chosen as the recipient of their second annual Do Good Initiative. This initiative is designed to support local change-makers by providing pro bono brand services to a deserving local nonprofit who wouldn’t otherwise have access to creative talent.
Right now, there’s more dust floating around than confetti and more noise from a jackhammer than noise from a sold-out crowd, but with a little imagination, you can begin to see how the renovated on-campus home of University of Cincinnati Bearcats basketball will look like for the opening tip.
ArtWorks is seeking Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky-based creative business owners and entrepreneurs that offer creative services or artisan goods to apply for the fifth annual ArtWorks Big Pitch presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition for established creative businesses.
Hyperquake, the Cincinnati-based brand evolution agency, announced today the launch of their second annual Do Good Initiative. This program is designed to support local change-makers by providing pro bono creative services to a deserving local nonprofit.
Former Red Bull Executive Hans Vriens and Cincinnati-based Galerie Au Chocolat CEO Rick Ross have partnered to launch a global innovation: Snoooze®, a Natural Sleep Drink with effective herbs to promote a good night’s sleep, in the United States with an initial roll out in Cincinnati this month.
For the last two years, ArtsWave, the planner, promoter and fundraiser for the arts throughout Greater Cincinnati, and the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (RTN) have partnered to create a Cultural Tourism Marketing Campaign during the shoulder travel season of September through December. The campaign targets travelers within 500 miles of Cincinnati to visit and enjoy the region’s broad array of cultural arts experiences. This partnership is a part of a larger three-year agreement, spanning 2016 through 2018.
Bold and Brave Kid’s Foundation is the May/June recipient for the Liberty Center Foundation’s Change for Charity program, where a portion of parking meter proceeds collected at Liberty Center benefits designated organizations.
The Cincinnati Women’s Sports Association honored the top college and high school female athletes as well as advocates for women’s sports at the silver anniversary of the Cincinnati Women’s Sports Association annual awards banquet at the Schiff Banquet and Conference Center on Monday.
GEST, a new golf cart transportation company that launched earlier this year, has signed agreements with three sponsors to expand its free shuttle service in downtown and Over-the-Rhine from the Banks to OTR and JACK Cincinnati Casino to Music Hall. JACK Cincinnati Casino, ProLink Staffing Services and Vivid Wraps have signed sponsorship agreements.
Fourteen outstanding alumni and coaches from the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS)will be inducted as the Class of 2018 in the CPS Athletic Hall of Fame, presented by Underground Sports. Their accomplishments are in everything from cross country, football, basketball, and baseball to tennis, swimming and diving, and track and field.
TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) announced today it is partnering with DAV (Disabled American Veterans) as part of its DrivenToDrive program. DAV is a non-profit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive life-changing ways each year. Launched late last year, DrivenToDrive honors injured American veterans by helping them get back behind the wheel of a retrofitted vehicle.
The Bengals and the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program teamed up to contribute $250,000 to Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC), who will install a synthetic turf field at South Avondale Elementary School.
Fueled Collective, a social and workspace membership club located at Rookwood Exchange, has signed on as the title sponsor for the 2018 Human Rights Campaign Greater Cincinnati Gala on Friday, March 3 at JACK Cincinnati Casino.
Through the help of tens of thousands of donations, ArtsWave, the planner, promoter and fundraiser for Greater Cincinnati’s arts sector, has awarded $168,805 in grants to 29 organizations across the region for various projects.
Greater Cincinnati franchised new motor vehicle retailers accounted for nearly 160,000 new and used cars sold in the region in 2017, contributing $4.58 billion in retail sales and $234 million in sales tax generated into the local economy, according to a new study conducted by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA).
As we celebrate the 50th season of the Cincinnati Bengals, it’s a good time to reflect on those players who made a difference on the field and continue off of the field. Anthony Munoz is the #1 example of this sentiment. The Bengals Hall of Famer and #1 Bengals player of all time as voted this summer started his namesake foundation in 2002 to engage tristate youth in making an impact mentally, physically and spiritually.