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Make the Magic

06:00 pm

Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Kesem is the largest national organization dedicated to supporting children impacted by a parent’s cancer, at no cost to families. Our innovative and fun-filled programs provide children with peers who understand their unique needs, and create long-lasting impact.

Make the Magic is our largest annual fundraising gala that helps us in our mission to support families through and beyond cancer. This event will help raise the funds necessary to send children affected by a parent’s cancer to a week of summer camp entirely free to them. This year, Make The Magic will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio beginning at 6pm.

Your ticket includes a cocktail hour, live music, dinner, dessert, and the chance to support children affected by a parent’s cancer. Complimentary parking will be available day-of.

Tickets can be purchased here. If you would like to make a donation in lieu of attendance, you may use the same link. Please reach out to us at with any questions regarding the event.


Dragonfly Grand Gala

05:30 pm

The Dragonfly Foundation’s Grand Gala will be taking place on Saturday, March 2nd at Music Hall. The evening will be filled with live music, dancing, and fundraising.

Please join us as we celebrate and honor our brave Dragonflies! Make sure you bring your best Masquerade Mask!


MS Leaders Challenge

06:00 pm

The MS Leadership Class is a fundraising competition among aspiring and seasoned leaders to raise funds for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, give back to a great cause, and change the world for everyone affected by MS.

Join a network of business professionals committed to ending MS forever—the 2019 MS Leadership Class for Ohio Valley! Class members will enjoy networking opportunities to foster new professional relationships, gain insight from leaders in the community, and help fundraise to accelerate research breakthroughs.

• March 19th – Kickoff Reception & MS 101
• March 23rd – Fundraising 101
• Early April – Strength Finder Assessment and Class
• April 27th – Leadership Panel
• May 16th – Celebration Party
• You will also receive 2 webinars to view during your challenge and have 2 service day options!

For more info, please email Julia Burks at


Ockerman Elementary Spring Craft Fair

09:00 am

Ockerman Elementary Family Resource Center is sponsoring a Spring Craft Show on Saturday, March 23rd from, 9:00am-3:00pm.
Location: 8250 US 42 Florence, Ky 41042
Admission: $3/ person
40+ local vendors showcasing jewelry, art, sewn creations, and other types of handmade items.
Concessions will be available and a child craft area sponsored by New Beginnings Family Services.


Walk with Knox

11:00 am

One mile walk to raise awareness and money for the Cerebral Palsy clinic at the Cincinnati Children’s hospital… This is our 5th year Anniversary. Come out and walk for those that FIGHT so hard to.. It’s being held at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds..


Dash for DD 5k Color Run

09:00 am

This will be our 5th Annual Dash for DD!

Highco, a small non-profit organization that serves adult individuals who are Developmentally Disabled (DD). Assisting them in their homes, in the workshop, in the community, and safely getting them to and from work.

For 5 years now, we have put together a color run called, DASH for DD it’s a 5k run and we have over 300 participants every year in our small little town. Running through the streets of Hillsboro, participants are splashed with neon color powder from volunteers. Since March is DD awareness month we put the run on in April for warmer weather for our runners and our individuals.

Funds we raise help with renovations, vehicles repairs, and daily activities for our individuals when they come to Highco.


Airport Firefighters 30th Annual Golf Outing

09:00 am

Hello from the Airport Firefighters. We’re eager to announce that our annual Golf Outing for Charity is quickly approaching. This years’ event is being held Twin Oak Golf and Plantation Club on Friday, June 7 with a 9:00am shotgun start.
This is the 30th anniversary of the Airport Firefighters Golf Outing. Proceeds from this years’ golf outing will go to a Scholarship fund with close ties to CVG Airport Fire Department.
There are several ways to help! A variety of sponsorship options exist for you to show your support for the Phillip/Zaferes Scholarship Fund. These 2 Firefighters lost their lives in 1975 at a fire at CVG Airport in a building. They were both members of the CVG Fire Department for 2 years and formerly crash crewman in the military. In addition to sponsorships, we are seeking silent auction items, basket raffle items, and door prizes.
We can promise you or your company excellent exposure, as our outing is attended by over 150 firefighters, our families and friends, and dozens of local business owners. Sign up to join us on the course or meet us later at our wonderful evening dinner for the attractive price of only $25 for dinner, drinks, and prizes.
On behalf of Airport Firefighters, thank you for entertaining our request for assistance. Donations can be sent to the below address.