Category: Event Recap

Gala brings in $1.2M for JDRF

Honorees Kim and Dave Dougherty

JDRF’s 32nd annual Cincinnatians of the Year Gala drew nearly 800 guests and raised more than $1.2 million. This fundraising total includes nearly $600,000 through Fund a Cure, a live auction to fund research, that set a new chapter record.

Celestial Ball: This one belongs to the kids!

Antonio Sanders

Some 1,400 friends and supporters of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center joined special guests from the Cincinnati Reds for the 12th annual Celestial Ball. Proceeds from the gala, more than $1 million, will benefit Cincinnati Children’s community initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes for underserved kids

An evening of fashion and philanthropy

Renee Levy, Chrissie Blatt, Ali Bernstein, Stacey Schimberg, Jane Weitzman, Lauren Guttman, Tara Vigran, Jan Armstrong-Cobb and Felicia Zakem

More than 200 guests gathered for Women Making a Difference: An Evening with Jane Weitzman. Weitzman – philanthropist, founding vice president of Stuart Weitzman Retail, and author of “Art & Sole” – spoke about her work helping Jewish causes around the world.