Category: Features

Cincinnati Pops’ John Morris Russell makes a case for the ‘good stuff’

Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell

Most stories about John Morris Russell spend lots of time discussing his showmanship, his brash, cheerleader-ish onstage persona as conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra – the guy one of his former colleagues described as “a wind-up toy” that never runs down. But this is a story about a more contemplative JMR, as he has become known over his 20 years in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra organization.


Carole and Ed Rigaud

Eight Cincinnati community leaders on living an active, purpose-driven life: Carole and Ed Rigaud on success and happiness for all; for Kitty and Dick Rosenthal stagnation is not an option; Susan and John Tew on good health of mind and body; Barbara and Larry Kellar on the value of hard work.

Help ProKids CASA volunteers speak for kids this winter

Anne had come to ProKids as a volunteer because she wanted to support children who had lost all the things that bring kids strength, stability and hope. At ProKids, she was trained to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate, known as a CASA Volunteer. After her training, Anne was assigned to advocate for children like Jamie, who have been removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.