Author: Movers and Makers

First Step Home helps new moms break free of addiction

First Step Home’s Rose Award Gala will support its Maternal Addiction Program and honor the late Terry Schoenling by naming its new building in her memory. The organization aims to help women break the cycle of addiction and abuse so they can become self-sufficient and provide a safe, nurturing environment for their children.

Leading Ladies a hit for Playhouse

Committee members: (front) Digi Schueler, event co-chair Marty Humes and Karlee Hilliard; (back) event co-chair Amelia Crutcher, Patti Myers, Cathy Hogan, program co-chairs Ronna Willis and Linda Greenberg, and Charlin Briggs

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Leading Ladies program, which offers women an opportunity to “step into the spotlight” and enjoy behind-the-scenes access with special events, wrapped up its third season with a record membership of 154.

Get a little wild at Zoo La La

Zoo La La is Cincinnati Zoo’s wildest summer party for a purpose. Set in the zoo’s newest exhibit, “Africa,” this adults night out will include zoo-nique cocktails, a raffle full of special zoo experiences, the opportunity to mingle with animal ambassadors and the chance see your favorite animals up close, including a special Cheetah Encounter experience.

In this case, it IS rocket science

Adam Steltzner will be in Cincinnati next Wednesday, April 27, as keynote speaker for the Bethesda Lyceum. He’s a TED speaker, an author, and a real live rocket scientist who spent 10 years designing and building the Mars Curiosity Rover and served as its landing lead.