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Sun
Apr
26

The Joseph House of Cincinnati 5K

10:00 am

Hello,

I, in conjunction with The Joseph House of Cincinnati, will be hosting a large 5K race and celebration in Fairfield April 26th, 2015. The Joseph House of Cincinnati is a 501 (c) organization that houses homeless veterans and operates an outpatient drug-addiction clinic.

We have secured some vendors, sponsors, and have created an event that will truly make The Joseph House proud. We are still looking for all the aforementioned.  It is going to be big!

 

Sun
Apr
26

The Joseph House 5K

10:00 am

Hello,

I, in conjunction with The Joseph House of Cincinnati, will be hosting a large 5K race and celebration in Fairfield April 26th, 2015. The Joseph House of Cincinnati is a 501 (c) organization that houses homeless veterans and operates an outpatient drug-addiction clinic.

We have secured some vendors, sponsors, and have created an event that will truly make Cincinnati proud. We are still looking for all the aforementioned.

I can attach our flyer and a quick bio about myself or you can see the event at www.runningtime.net. If you have membership or acquaintances you feel would fit this event, please forward my information along.

Respectfully,

Connor Thomas
Class President, 2017
Military Club President
www.myclermontmilitaryheroes.com

Thu
Apr
30

Spring for the Stars Gala

05:30 pm

You can help a child spring for the stars! Join us for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dinner with special guest emcee, DJ Jon Jon from Q102! Enjoy live music and art created by the children of St. Joseph Orphanage. You will also have a chance to win luxurious live and silent auction prizes using our new mobile bidding feature!

Fri
May
01

“Wheels For Jasia” Benefit Concert

07:00 pm

This benefit concert will help raise money for 16-year old Jasia Wyatt, who is in desperate need of a handicap accessible van. She suffers from Cerebral Palsy, Scoliosis, Epilepsy, has a Tracheostomy and G-tube. She currently has no dependable way to make it to her hospital appointments. The concert will be held at Greater Emanuel Apostolic Temple at 1150 W. Galbraith Road Cincinnati, OH 45231. Donations can be given at http://www.gofundme.com/jasia16 or contact cy4c.12@gmail.com for further details on how you can support!

Sat
May
02

Christy Alwell Walk-In-Closet Clean Your Closet Event

Clean our your closets!!! And bring your items to Walk-in-Closet. Tell them you are dropping off for Chirsty Alwell’s Leukemia & Lymphoma Account/Account #3572. The money raided through consignment sale will go towards Christy’s Women of the Year Campaign.

You can donate between now and May 2nd!!!!!! Don’t wait!!!

They accept ladies, men, children, home furnishings, and decorative accessories.
3207 Dixie Highway Erlanger, KY 41018 859-581-0222
Hours M-F 10-7, Saturday 10-5pm,& Sunday 1-5

Be sure to mention CHRISTY’S ALWELL CAMPAIGN!!!!!!!

Sat
May
02

WCCC Community Day

10:00 am

Bring the family to WCCC Community Day, 3525 N. Rt. 48 in Lebanon for activities and fun! Heavy Equipment and Firetruck on display, children’s activities, entertainment, free appliance disposal, mini-manicures, Craft Show, Cruise-In, Plant Sale, and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sat
May
09

Girls on the Run Spring 5k Race Open to Local Runners and Walkers

10:00 am

Girls on the Run Spring 5k Race Open to Local Runners and Walkers

WHAT: On May 9, nearly 1,500 local girls will complete their first 5k run as part of Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati’s Spring 5k Race at Paul Brown Stadium. All girls who are enrolled in the spring 2015 season are automatically registered.

This is a family-friendly event that is open to all ages, abilities and genders.

WHEN: Saturday, May 9: Race Begins at 10 a.m.
Runners/walkers can still sign up on race day

WHERE: Paul Brown Stadium / 1 Paul Brown Stadium / Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

CONTACT: info@gotrcincinnati.org (513) 321-1056

COST: Pre-Registration: until April 3: $20 for registrants, $15 for GOTR alumni
Registration: April 4 – April 8: $25 for registrants, $20 for GOTR alumni
Race-Day Registration: $30 for registrants, $25 for GOTR alumni

REGISTRATION: Register online at www.gotrcincinnati.org

RACE BENEFITS: GOTR 5k T-shirt (guaranteed for pre-registrants only),
Pre-race festivities begin at 8 a.m. and include tiara making, hair spraying, a DJ and more.
Post-race snack/water for participants.

WHY: Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that inspires girls to be healthy and confident using a fun curriculum that creatively integrates running. At the end of the 12-week program, all local girls join together to participate in a 5k event. All runners and walkers are invited to participate in this inspiring spring race alongside the girls!

Sat
May
09

Spring Fling and Sing

10:00 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GUARDIANS OF HOPE NEEDS YOUR HELP IN ASSISTING LOCAL LIBRARY

Guardians of Hope, Inc. Contact: Donna Wallace
3417 Bottomwood Drive Email: guardiansofhope2014@yahoo.com
Erlanger, KY 41018 Cell: (859)803-2424
(859) 803-2424
www.facebook.com/guardiansofhope
www.twitter.com/guardsofhope

Guardians of Hope, Inc. will be hosting our SPRING FLING AND SING, at The Kenton County Library Erlanger Branch on Kenton Lands Road.
It will be held on Saturday May 9, 2015 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (both inside and outside)
Admission is free but we are asking for a donation to the Kenton County Animal Shelter (bedding, toys and cleaning supplies)
This family friendly event is open to all ages!

Our event will include, craft vendors. food vendors, raffles and of course family KARAOKE! (All raffle proceeds will benefit the Erlanger Branch of the Kenton County Library).

Guardians of Hope, Inc. was formed by a small group of friends that wanted to help less fortunate children have a cheerful holiday season. They also feel if they can assist other charities in reaching their goals along the way, everyone wins! Our mission statement says it all, “We give to those that feel like giving up; and give not because we have too much but because we know what it’s like not to have”. All members are volunteers!!!
Stay tuned for other events this year including a costume ball and a quarter auction at the Thompson House!

Donna Wallace, president of Guardians of Hope, Inc. is available for interview at your convenience. She may be reached via cell (859-803-2424) or email guardiansofhope2014@yahoo.com.
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Sat
May
16

Glow for the Cure

05:00 pm

Avenues for Success, Norwood City Schools After School Program, Team ERASE!!! is raising money for cancer research again this year. To date, Avenues for Success has donated over $15,000.00 in the past 6 years, in the fight against cancer. Our hope is the community will come out and support our students efforts. We will have an exciting KID ZONE and BINGO for the adults. Activities will include bounce houses, face painting, magicians, balloon artists and more! The cost will be $2.00 for children Pre-K – 12th Grade. There will be food for purchase, tethered balloon rides, raffle baskets, entertainment, and our spectacular Hot Air Balloon Glow at dusk. All proceeds will be donated to: The Cure Starts Now (in memory of Lauren Hill) and The IWILL Awareness Foundation (in memory of William Cox).

The event will be held at the Norwood High School Practice Field. 2020 Sherman Avenue Norwood, Ohio 45212. May 16th, 5-10PM
For more information contact Laura Ferguson at 513-924-2705 or ferguson.l@norwoodschools.org

Sat
May
16

Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta

01:00 pm

Bring your four-legged friends out to Deer Run Park in Nashville Indiana on May 16 for the 13th annual Dawg Gone Walk & Fiesta! There will be a number of games, contests, and prizes, and the dog that raises the most money will be crowned King or Queen! The cost is $12/dog before May 10 or $15/dog after May 10. All dogs must be current on vaccinations, leashed at all times, and get along well with other dogs and people. For more information and to register, please visit bchumane.org.

Sat
May
16

Blue Ribbon 5k/10k Race: Racing to end child abuse

09:00 am

Join with Family Nurturing Center for the Blue Ribbon 5k/10k Race: Racing to end child abuse. The race takes place at Lunken Airport Playfields and is chip timed. 8:00 registration; 8:30 Kids Fun Run; 9:00 race starts. Awards by age groups and trophies for top runners, walkers and strollers.

$25 to pre-register and dry fit shirt optional for addl $5. Children 12 and younger are FREE.

Online registration available at www.familynurture.org.

Sat
May
16

2Rivers Chrome Divas Ride in Movie Night!

04:00 pm

It is time again for an Great Party for a Great Cause with the 2Rivers Chrome Divas Ride in Movie Night! This year we have changed the location to Kinman Farms in Burlington KY! We will feature: rodeo games,great food and Five Bands and DJ Tony Nikols! We are allowing overnight primitive camping! Fire Pits and will have great vendors and great food and great music. This is a 21 and up event. BYOB!! Gates open at 4p.m

$5.00 admission
$5.00 to enter the bike show
$5.00 to camp overnight
We are actively seeking vendors for this event if interested please email reneemousejr@yahoo.com

All of the money raise will remain locally with our two charities we support. The Northern Kentucky Women’s Crisis Center and a local Cancer Support Group Pass The Hat. They Help Support local Women diagnosed with Cancer.

Sat
May
16

Walk Now for Autism Speaks

08:00 am

Walk Now for Autism Speaks is an inspirational and impactful opportunity to raise money and awareness to help change the future for all those who struggle with autism. Participating in Walk Now for Autism Speaks empowers you to make a difference and provides you with an opportunity to honor someone with autism. Everyone is touched by autism in a different way. Join us and share your personal story as we unite our communities and raise funds to:
– Fund biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and possible cure for autism
– Raise public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families and society
– Bring hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder
– Bring together the autism community as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to take action

Coney Island
Registration and the pre- walk festivities begin at 8:00.
Walk (a 1 mile stroll) begins at 10:00.
Coney’s rides are open after the walk, admission is free.

Sat
May
16

Benefit for Doug Hayes

04:00 pm

THIS BENEFIT IS BEING HELD FOR OUR DEAR FRIEND DOUG HAYES. DOUG RECENTLY RECEIVED THE UNFORTUNATE DIAGNOSIS OF 2ND STAGE LUNG CANCER. DOUG AND HIS FAMILY REMAIN POSITIVE AND STRONG DESPITE THIS NEWS. LET’S SHOW DOUG JUST HOW MUCH WE LOVE AND SUPPORT HIM BY ATTENDING THIS BENEFIT TO ASSIST DOUG AND HIS FAMILY WITH MEDICAL EXPENSES HE WILL ACCUMULATE WHILE IN TREATMENT AND TO SPREAD AWARENESS ABOUT LUNG CANCER.
THE BENEFIT WILL BE HELD AT F.O.E. #449 WHERE DOUG HAS BEEN A LONGSTANDING MEMBER. 2863 HARRIS PL., NORWOOD, OH 45212
$20 TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR. THIS TICKET REPRESENTS ADMISSION INTO THE BENEFIT, A STEAK DINNER WITH ALL THE FIXINS, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & ONE CHANCE AT A DOOR PRIZE.

COME LISTEN TO DJ HUGH WATKINS MIX HIS BEATS. ENJOY THE ACOUSTIC STYLINGS OF JEFF HENRY. AND SING ALONG WITH JOHN LYNN & JAKE ROBERTS AS THEY PLAY SOME SOUTHERN ROCK!

CASH BAR, JELLO SHOTS & SPLIT THE POT ALL FOR A GREAT CAUSE!!!!!!!

Sun
May
17

Walk to Cure Arthritis

09:00 am

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. With your donation, we change lives by helping people gain access to the critical medications necessary to live full, healthy lives and funding research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow.

The event features a three-mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family.

Sun
May
17

Walk to Cure Arthritis

09:00 am

Walk to Cure Arthritis
Sunday, May 17
9:00am-Noon
Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Register on-line at: http://www.arthritiswalkgreatercincinnati.kintera.org
Call: (513)399-8091
Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s annual community fundraising 5K walk event. Did you know juvenile arthritis affects some 300,000 children across the United States. Bring the family and enjoy entertainment, food, exhibitors, special Kid Zone activities and receive valuable health information.

Mon
May
18

JDRF Tee it Up for Type One Golf Outing

01:00 pm

As supporters of those living with type one diabetes, we are pleased to announce the Tee It up For Type 1 Golf Outing taking place May 18, 2015, at Four Bridges Country Club in Liberty Township, Ohio. The Golf Outing features lunch followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start with Scramble Format, dinner, a silent auction and raffle. This event is being conducted by the Cincinnati Islet Initiative (CII), a local 501(c)3 charity which has been supporting efforts to improve the lives of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) since 2005. All proceeds of this event will be donated to JDRF Southwest Ohio.

Golfers can participate for $150 per person.

Not a golfer but would like to join us for dinner? Dinner tickets are just $40 and you can participate in all the raffles and auction as well.

Sponsorships are also available from $200- $10,000.

Sat
May
23

80’s PROM

07:00 pm

Get the chance to relive your prom all over again!!
Come dressed to impress with your taffeta dress and ruffled shirt, as this promises to be the best 80’s prom in over 25 years!
We will be jamming out to Bon Jovi, Prince, Madonna and Journey while supporting the
Kentucky Power Baseball Club
Ticket prices include food, beer, wine, bad clothes and good music!
Come visit us at www.kentuckypowerbaseball.com

Sat
May
30

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis!

09:00 am

This annual high-energy, fun, & educational walk for CCFA brings together families, friends, and patients to raise money for research to cure these painful, medically incurable diseases that attack the digestive system. Raise over $100 to reach MVP status!

Registration Required; Fundraising Encouraged!

Fri
Jun
12

Dress Bright to Fight Cancer Wine Tasting

07:00 pm

Dress Bright to Fight! Join us for an evening of wine, entertainment, prizes, raffles and a fantastic view of the city as we toast to fighting back against cancer! We are fighting for every birthday, threatened by every cancer, in every community.

When: Friday, June 12, 2015 Time: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Where: Taft Center 425 Walnut Street
Parking: Parking is available at the Fountain Square garage
Tickets: Website to come for ticket purchase! Join the Facebook Event page for updates
What to Wear: Wear your bright colors for the fight! You are encouraged to wear the color that represents the cancer that you have been affected by or would like to support. Business casual or cocktail attire are both welcome.

This event is organized by the Young Professionals of the American Cancer Society but all are welcome!

Fri
Jun
12

‘CELEBRATE’ Affordable Living by ERH

06:00 pm

Please join us in this celebration of Episcopal Retirement Homes’ (ERH) mission of serving 1,000 low-income seniors in 16 Affordable Living Communities operating in this region, including Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. With many additional communities planned in the future, we have lots to Celebrate!

Sat
Jun
13

“Over the Edge For Elders” Rappelling for Low-income Senior Housing

09:00 am

Free to view-$1,000 to Rappel
Central YMCA
1105 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Older adults deserve to live with dignity and enjoy life in a safe and enriching community regardless of their financial situation. ‘Over the Edge for Elders’ is a fundraising event supporting low-income senior housing. Individual participants who raise a minimum of $1,000 will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience of rappelling down a high-rise building.

Sat
Jun
13

Angelfest

05:00 pm

Angelfest is Guardian Angels Parish’s annual festival which will be held June 12, 13, 14 in 2015. Families make Angelsfest a central part of their summer plans. Thousands of people come to Guardian Angels in Mt. Washington during this three-day event to enjoy good food and drinks, live music, rides, and games for children and adults. The festival is a key fundraiser that benefits the parish and the school.

Sat
Jun
20

LUNGS ON THE RUN

08:30 am

6th Annual Lungs on the Run 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk

When: June 20,2015 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Race will be held at the West Chester Hospital, 7700 University Drive, West Chester, OH 45069
near the intersection of Cox rd./ Tylersville Rd.

Run Categories: 14-under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Race Walk Categories: 29-under, 30-44, 45-59, 60+

Registration: Pre-registration available online until 11:59 pm on 6/17/15. Must register by 6/10/15 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Mailed in registrations must be postmarked by 6/15/15. Race day registration begins at 6:30 am at West Chester Hospital.

Entry Fee: $25 pre-reg/$30 race day (includes t-shirt, while supplies last & post-race refreshments)

PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE CINCINNATI CANCER CENTER www.cincinnaticancercenter.org

If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions please contact us at lungsontherun@yahoo.com

Sat
Jun
20

Liver Life walk Cincinnati

08:30 am

Liver Life Walk allows people affected by liver disease to come together and raise critical funds and awareness for the American Liver Foundation, all while having a good time. The walk will include a one mile walk around the park, entertainment, raffle, kids zone, refreshments and a team t-shirt competition.

Wed
Jun
24

Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares presented by Kroger and P&G

11:00 am

Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares presented by Kroger and P&G is an event aimed at raising funds for, and awareness of, the Josh Cares Child Life Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center while promoting the vibrant live/work community of Downtown Cincinnati. Now in its third year, Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares is quickly becoming a signature annual downtown event.

The event will be held on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 from 11 AM – 2 PM on Fountain Square. Highlights of the event included 15 delectable food trucks, the energetic emceeing of Fox 19’s Frank Marzullo, broadcasting and hosting of the Golden Spatula Award, social media contests for great prizes, and feature interviews with Josh Cares families, sponsors, and our Junior Board volunteers who put on this spectacular event.

Wed
Jun
24

Food Truckin’ For Josh Cares

11:00 am

Josh Cares hosts third annual food truck festival

Wednesday, June 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m
Fountain Square

Foodies and philanthropists will unite downtown at Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares: Presented by Proctor & Gamble and Kroger, where 11 of the city’s top food trucks serve up dishes for a good cause.

The third annual lunchtime festival and fundraiser supports the Josh Cares mission to provide companionship and comfort to children in critical and chronic care units in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center whose parents are unable to be by their sides throughout much, or in some cases all, of their lengthy hospitalizations.

“Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares is great fun — and all for a good cause,” says Joy Blang, Executive Director, Josh Cares. “You can sample a diverse selection of the city’s best food trucks at a low cost, while enjoying Fountain Square and supporting children in need.”

Food Truckin’ for Josh Cares, which drew nearly 1,000 people and raised over $17,000 in 2013, is free and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the event for $2 each, and redeemed for items at any of 11 participating food trucks.

Frank Marzullo of Fox 19 will emcee the event, which culminates with a “Golden Spatula Awards” contest, with best entree and best sweet treat chosen by a panel.

Sat
Aug
08

2015 Chocolate Tour

06:30 am

2015 Chocolate Tour in Hershey, PA on August 8, 2015

Join us for the 5th Annual Chocolate Tour to support cancer research at Penn State University. There is something for everyone! Exciting events to choose from include the Foreman Foundation 10K run/race, the Mike Geltrude Foundation 5K or 10K walk and Cycling events (10, 25, 35, 50, 75 and 100 miles). With rest stops available every mile, walkers and runners will enjoy local chocolate.

Cyclists will enjoy riding through the beautiful countryside of central Pennsylvania with its Amish farms, wooded areas, and covered bridges while visiting the historic chocolate towns of Hershey (home of Hershey’s Chocolate), Elizabethtown (home of M&M Mars), and Lititz (home of Wilbur Chocolate Company). Aside from other cycling friendly food, rest stops have samplings of local chocolate and riders will be provided with a meal upon return.

Registration is now open! Cost $30-45 before July 13. (prices increase to $40-$55 after July 13)
The events start at the Milton Hershey School Campus. To register, get directions, and for more details, visit http://www.thechocolatetour.com/ or PennStateHershey.org/melanoma.

All funds raised by the 2015 Chocolate Tour support cancer research to find a cure at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute. “Inspired to walk, inspired to run, inspired to bike, inspired to find a cure”

Registration and packet pickup – 6:30-9:30 am
8 am – Start time for The Chocolate Tour Cycling Events
8:30 am – Start for The Chocolate Tour 10 K Run
8:45 am – Start for The Chocolate Tour 5K and 10K Walk
Award Ceremony for The Chocolate Tour 10K Run/Race following the event
Start Location
Milton Hershey School Athletic Complex
Brook Drive
Hershey, PA, 17033
Contact Information
Teah Batdorf, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center Administrator
(717) 531-1541
cbatdorf@hmc.psu.edu

WEBSITE

http://www.thechocolatetour.com/

Sat
Sep
12

Dystance4Dystonia Cincinnati Zoo Day

07:30 am

About

Dystance4Dystonia Cincinnati Zoo Walk 9-12-2015

Adults: $25.00 Children $15.00 (2 to 12) 1 and under is free

Fee includes all day admission to the zoo, zoo parking. and a T-shirt. Entertainment from Cincinnati Circus company , Face Painting, Meet & Greet with Disney and Marvel Characters, Refreshment’s and snacks. Team names will be included on the back of T-shirts for those with a minimum of 10 team members. Anyone can form a team this year. This will help us grow an reach our goals. If your interested in forming a team and have questions please contact me through our Facebook event page.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1556805784604178/

What is dystonia?

Dystonia is a disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions that cause slow repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements may be painful, and some individuals with dystonia may have a tremor or other neurologic features. There are several different forms of dystonia that may affect only one muscle, groups of muscles, or muscles throughout the body. Some forms of dystonia are genetic but the cause for the majority of cases is not known.

You can register @

www.dystonia-foundation.org/Cincinnatizoowalk

Please Know your Team Name at Registration. If you have a team you are building you do not have to all register at once. When one person registers for a new team. The team name will be added to the register team list on the side of the left page. You can be Unique or just use your name. You do not have to affected with Dystonia to form a team. ♥

All proceeds benefit the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation and their efforts in finding a cure and funding cutting edge research for Dystonia.

Adults: $25.00 Children $15.00 one and under free

Register @

www.dystonia-foundation.org/cincinnatizoowalk

Time:
Registration begins at 7:30AM
Event begins at 8:30 AM
Zoo opens to public at 9:00 AM

Location:
Cincinnati Zoo
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
Park in The Vine Street Entrance , Event begins in the Serengeti Shelter Area .

Sat
Oct
17

Tri State Firefighter Chili Cook Off

11:00 am

Come support our Firefighters as Brock Restoration presents: the first annual Tri State Firefighter Chili Cook Off Saturday, October 17th from 11am-4pm at Yeatman’s Cove!
Join Fire Departments from the Tri State as they build their custom booths and cook the best chili.
Rhinegeist will be serving brew and the band My Sister Sarah will be playing on the main stage!
fun for the entire family featuring a large Kids Zone with obstacle course, bouncy house, climbing wall, stilt walking balloon animal man, living firefighter statue and face painting!
Awards for the best chili, best booth and most money raised for the Red Cross.