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Wed
Jun
01

Jazz Blast!

07:30 pm

Downtown Big Band is proud to announce our concert Jazz Blast in aid of the Laura Lynn Foundation.

Our Mission is to perform fun, exciting and challenging big band charts for audiences in Ireland!

We are a full 21 piece Big Band made up of incredibly talented musicians from a variety of musical backgrounds!

We want to bring Big Band music to the masses and would love for you to be part of our journey! We will be performing incredible charts from artists including Buddy Rich, Average White Band, Quincy Jones, Big Phat Band, Gordon Goodwin to name just a few!

Proceeds of this event will be doubled by Friends First and donated to the Laura Lynn which provides much needed care for children with life-limiting conditions.

Book now for an exciting night of Jazz Music, Drinks and Dancing! (Limited tickets available at the door)

Sat
Jun
04

Beast of the East Fork

09:00 am

Whether you’re a competitive solo athlete or a family of four, The Beast will match your intensity. It’s an all-out adventure through the woods and fields of beautiful East Fork State Park. Run, jump, and climb your way along trails and hillsides as you encounter a multitude of natural and man-made beastly obstacles.

The 3-mile course will take you through terrain and obstacles for adventurers of all skill levels, testing the beast in all of us. We designed the course to be run at your pace and each obstacle to be conquered by anyone willing to take it on. Fast, Slow, Easy, Hard…Decide for yourself or with your teammates.

Because of our generous corporate sponsors, 100% of every registration fee will be donated to support Southeast Cincinnati Young Life’s Camp Scholarship Fund. These funds go specifically and solely to assisting local adolescents experience Young Life summer camp. Southeast Cincinnati Young Life is a youth ministry serving the Forest Hills, West Clermont, New Richmond, and Batavia School Districts. Young Life volunteers invest 100’s of hours every year into building relationships with and mentoring adolescents in our communities.

Sat
Jun
11

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. The walk features music and entertainment throughout the course, plenty of food for everyone to enjoy afterward, and Plenty of activities for adults and kids to enjoy! A brief program recognizes our Honored Hero and top fundraising teams!

Walk Location is at Summit Park in Blue Ash:
4335 Glendale-Milford Road
Blue Ash, OH 45242

9:00-Registration begins
10:00-Walk Begins
11:15-Walk ends, recognition and thank you program begins
12:00-Event ends

Sat
Jun
11

Amazing Race

09:00 am

Warsaw KY, 9am 6/11/2016. The Amazing Race. Teams of two. First 100 teams accepted. $1000.00 prize. Strictly on foot in the city of Warsaw. Completing 10 Challenges the quickest is all that stands between you and $1000.00

Sat
Jun
11

Step Out Against Heroin And Addiction 5K Run/Walk

08:30 am

$15 online registration until May 20 @ https://sojourner5krunwalk.itsyourrace.com/register/
$10 online registration ages 13-17
$20 event day registration
Timing & Scoring provided by Key Sports
The route is a scenic out and back along the Miami River in Hamilton, Ohio
Bikes not allowed BUT , leashed dogs are welcome. No retractable leashes
Free Kids 1K
Day of event registration begins at 7:00am Run/Walk starts at 8:30am
Awards: Top male and female runners and walkers. Age group awards to top of each male and female run and walk division.

Sun
Jun
19

The Rusty Races

09:00 am

2nd Annual Rusty Races Charity 5K Run, Walk, Kids Fun Run. Music from the Rusty Griswold’s at Coney Island. Online Registration includes Parking, Race Shirt, All-Day Classic Ride pass.

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
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