Tuesday, Oct. 24, The Metropolitan Club, Covington
Kay Geiger will be the honoree at the sold-out 20th Annual Metropolitan Award Dinner. She will receive the 2017 Metropolitan Award for her contributions to unify our region through her leadership and commitment to economic and community development.
Geiger is PNC Bank’s president for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. She serves on the executive committees for the Kenton County/CVG Airport Board, Northern Kentucky Regional Alliance, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, 3CDC and REDI Cincinnati. She also serves on the boards of the Cincinnati Business Committee, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cintrifuse, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Zoological Society of Cincinnati and CincyTech. Geiger is also a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Cincinnati Business Advisory Committee.
The Metropolitan Club presents the award annually.
The award committee is co-chaired by Patricia Smitson, CEO of the Greater Cincinnati/Dayton Region of the American Red Cross; William P. Butler, chairman and CEO of Corporex Cos.; Johnna Reeder, president and CEO of REDI Cincinnati; and Chuck Scheper, chairman of Bexion Pharmaceuticals.
“We are proud to honor Kay with the Metropolitan Award for her dedication to improving every facet of our community and for her leadership in building strong bridges and alliances among business, the arts and social services,” Smitson said.
Funds raised from the dinner will be donated to two social service agencies that help community residents in greatest need: Be Concerned, which operates the largest free food pantry in Northern Kentucky, and Life Learning Center, a Covington nonprofit that delivers learning and care to help at-risk citizens reach their highest potential.
Event sponsor is Western & Southern Financial, and presenting sponsors are Miami University, North American Properties and Standard Textile.
Past recipients of the award include Kathryn Merchant; Chuck and Julie Geisen Scheper; Victoria Buyniski Gluckman; William T. Robinson III; Dr. James Votruba and Rachel Votruba; Robert Sathe; Robert Castellini; William Burleigh; Judge Nathaniel Jones; A.G. Lafley; Wayne Carlisle; William Keating; Patricia Corbett; Otto Budig Jr.; Ed and Carole Rigaud; William P. Butler; Joseph Head; Joseph Hayden; and Oliver Waddell.