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Sat
Jul
09

The ILYMTYK Project’s First Annual Softball Tournament

“The I Love You More Than You Know Project” is a new local non-profit organization. Our goal is to bring the community together to raise awareness to addiction, share our stories, and help each other through this battle. One of our biggest goals is to raise enough money, through our fundraisers, to send someone suffering from addiction to get the help they need and want to get. An ideal candidate would be someone who recognizes they have a problem and want to get help, but may not be able to afford it.
Hopefully, our softball tournament that we have planned for July 9 will be the biggest fundraiser we host. The tournament is for anyone who wants to play 18+. We will have two separate brackets for those who play competitively and those who just want to have fun. There will be fun all day long like softball, split the pot, silent raffles, concessions and music. The buy in is $250 per team with up to 11 team members (must have at least 10 players). There will be prizes for winners of each bracket.
I am so passionate about this because I lost someone close to me from addiction, and if I could help prevent this from happening to someone else I will do everything in my power to do so.

Our Facebook page is Facebook.com/theilymtykproject

Sat
Jul
23

Chatfield’s Hustle For Hope 5k Run/Walk

09:00 am

Come join us at 20918 St Rt 251 St Martin Ohio 45118 for our annual 5k run/walk on July 23 2016 at 9am! Registration tables are open that day, registration will be $10 for students (17 and under) and $18 for adults (18 and over). Check out our website for registration online updates at www.chatfield.edu/events.
Please contact Brianna Houchens at 513-875-3344 ext.140 if you have any questions!

Sun
Jul
24

Think Pink Cure

05:30 pm

This is a two day event to raise money for breast cancer research at the Mary Jo Cropper Center which is located on the Bethesda North Campus. The Dinner and Auction are July 24th at the Manor House in Mason and the Golf Tournament is July 25th at the TPC River’s Bend Golf Club. To become a sponsor, donate or make a reservation please contact us at ThinkPinkCure2016@gmail.com

Sat
Aug
13

Forget Me Not Second Annual Golf Scramble Benefitting Alzheimer’s Association

01:00 pm

Help us find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Four person golf scramble at Mills Course winton woods. Saturday August 13, 2016 at 1 pm. The cost is 85 dollars per person which includes dinner. It will be a fun day. We will have prizes, raffles and give aways. Please contact Tony or Karen Mathena 772-708-3564 or 772-708-3564 or 513-851-1997 email: mathenat50@yahoo.com

Sat
Aug
27

Wine Over Water

06:30 pm

The 9th Annual Wine Over Water, presented by BB&T, is a fundraiser for Brighton Center on the Purple People Bridge featuring exquisite local and international wine tastings along with Braxton Brewing’s craft beer, scrumptious food, live entertainment by Sound Body Jazz Orchestra and breathtaking views from the bridge.
Each guest will receive a souvenir tasting glass and tickets for wine/beer and food tastings. The ticket price is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For an extra $15 attendees can enjoy a VIP 30 minute premium international wine tasting, led by Sommelier Shannon Depenbrock of DEPs Fine Wine, complete with three additional wines. VIP Tickets are very limited.

Tickets are available at: www.brightoncenter.com/wineoverwater

Brighton Center’s mission is to create opportunities for individuals and families to reach self-sufficiency through family support services, education, employment and leadership.

Sat
Aug
27

ABC HELPS!

10:00 am

Join ABC Pediatric Therapy Network for a fun outdoor event to connect with community friends, have fun, and raise money for Paige’s Princess Foundation.

Games, food, raffle baskets, split the pot, music, vendors.

Meet community sports teams and other local organizations! Have fun AND pay it forward to families in the community!

If you have questions, want to donate, would like to be a sponsor, want to volunteer for a great cause please call ABC at 513-755-6600 and ask for Mindy Kuchta or Nicole Cooke.

Check out our events page on our Face book page at ABC Pediatric Therapy Network for all the details and updates on the event!

Sat
Sep
24

GuruGanesha Band Live In Concert

07:00 pm

GuruGanesha Band Live in Concert to benefit Ramana’s Garden School & Orphanage

Cincinnati Arts Museum- Fath Auditorium
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Tickets $25.00 Advance – $35.00 at the Door.
https://tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/guruganesha-band-cincinnati

A Sat Nam Cincinnati Production
https://www.facebook.com/SatNamCincinnati/

Contact:
Vivian Hurley 513-314-2230

Ramana’s Garden’s vision is that every child in India, regardless of caste, creed, or social-economic background, has the right to quality education, proper nutrition, and primary healthcare.
It is Ramana’s Garden further intention to empower Indian women through literacy and vocational training so that they can generate their own income and thereby gain rights in their own households and communities.
https://sayyesnow.org
BIO:
GuruGanesha Singh – songwriter, musician, recording artist, entrepreneur and founder of Spirit Voyage and of the GuruGanesha Band, was an enthusiastic participant in the 1960’s rock and roll explosion. When he embraced Sikhism and the Kundalini Yoga of Yogi Bhajan, he brought his love of Western music to the Eastern traditions of his new Sikh lifestyle. He was one of the pioneers of the new genre of Kundalini Yoga mantra meditation music, and since that time he has contributed greatly to its on-going growth and development.
GuruGanesha’s emergence on the world devotional music stage took place at the beginning of the 21st Century. In collaboration with his good friends, Guru Singh and Thomas Barquee, he released the album A Game of Chants with the Grammy-winning singer Seal. He also began to record as part of the Peace Family, a group featuring the angelic voice of Snatam Kaur.

In 2001 he became Snatam’s manager as well as her guitarist and support-vocalist, and proceeded to guide her blossoming career. Similarly he has been a major influence on the careers of the devotional duo Mirabai Ceiba, producer Thomas_Barquee, singer Nirinjan Kaur, and others.
He made his debut as a solo artist in 2004 when he released his album Grateful Ganesh. This was followed in 2006 by his hugely successful Pure Ganesh. 2008 saw the release of Joy is Now and, in 2011, Kundalini Surjhee. These recordings contain a remarkable blend of heartfelt songcraft, profound devotional mood and sterling guitar work, covering a vast range of musical styles, from jazz to rock to raga.
His latest project, The GuruGanesha Band, takes his unique vision into bold new aural dimensions.
“It’s something new, in that it’s bringing a guitar band sound into the world devotional music arena. The sound of guitar bands is something that many people grew up with, and something that unites several generations, but here we’re using it in service of a higher purpose. I’m 60 years old now and I’ve dedicated the last twelve years of my life to sending healing music out to the world. And The GuruGanesha Band is a project that’s been in my heart for all of those years. Right now seems the perfect time to roll it out.” – Guru Ganesha Singh
He describes the GuruGanesha Band sound as “a unique blend of kirtan, raga, rock, and deeply meditative folk music.” Primarily he will be playing electric guitar and has surrounded himself with a group of highly-talented musicians in possession of not just musical virtuosity but also a clear ability to channel the spiritual energy that the band will be serving.
Their debut album, A Thousand Suns, takes world devotional music to visionary new realms of innovation. The inspiring fusion of kirtan, rock, raga, folk, blues and Latin sounds has inoculated audiences from coast to coast with bliss and ecstatic joy, leaving them crying out for more.
GuruGanesha was born in Boston, Massachusetts to a Russian Jewish father who worked as a professional comedian/singer and an Irish Catholic mother who was a professional dancer. His early years were filled with song and dance.
He is one of those rare individuals, a born raconteur possessing an easy going warmth who is also able to combine the heart and soul of an artist with the clear, quick mind of a businessman. Before he started Spirit Voyage Records in January of 2000, he had already found financial success as founder and CEO of Sandler Training Institute of Virginia, a sales training company for the high-tech industry.
For many people, this achievement may have been enough, but for GuruGanesha Singh it was merely a prelude to a stellar musical career as a producer, guitarist, singer, songwriter and all-around prime mover in the burgeoning world devotional music genre.

Vivian Hurley
513-314-2230

Sun
Sep
25

Hug the World Foundation Charity Golf Outing

We are excited to announce that Hug the World Foundation will be hosting our very first HTW Charity Golf Outing this September!

Please consider joining us to sponsor and/or donate for our outing on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at The Kings Island Golf Center Grizzly Course in Mason, Ohio. Golfers and guests will take pleasure in a wonderful day of sport, refreshing food and beverages, and a variety of raffle items and prizes!

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s outing will benefit two local groups with missions that we find very important; Special Olympics Ohio, who provides sports training and competition opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, and SPCA Cincinnati, who provides shelter and rehabilitation services to animals in need, as well as works to encourage humane principals and foster the human-animal bond.

Sat
Oct
15

Hearts and Health Walk/Run

09:00 am

Celebrate Sweetest Day the healthful way by being a part of the 5th Annual Hearts and Health Run / Walk to Fight Childhood Obesity in Cincinnati on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Otto Armleder Park. The day will include a 4 Mile Run/Walk. This family-friendly event is presented by the Center for Better Health and Nutrition at Cincinnati Children’s. All proceeds will support our camp for overweight and obese children.

HealthWorks! Camps Out is a weeklong overnight summer camp at Camp Joy in Clarksville, OH. The camp offers a variety of activities tailored to each camper’s needs, promoting physical activity and healthy food choices. Through this unique event, we aim to make greater Cincinnati a place filled with healthy children who eat right and are more active.