Category: Profile

The yin and yang of CSO oboist Dwight Parry

Dwight Parry and CSO oboe section colleagues Richard Johnson, Lon Bussell and Chris Philpotts

According to Dwight Parry, “When you have a lot of interests, you can’t be good at everything. You have to get over that and just enjoy experiencing. I don’t treat other things in my life the way I treat the oboe, where I want to learn everything about it.”

Philanthropist of the Year: Richard Rosenthal

Richard Rosenthal at the offices of UC College of Law’s Ohio Innocence Project, where law students and attorneys conduct research and investigate cases. He recently gave $15 million to further this program.

Richard Rosenthal has spent decades turning his daydreams into philanthropic undertakings that have enriched lives, fed the hungry and provided opportunities – educational, artistic, occupational – for hundreds of thousands of Greater Cincinnatians.

Annual luncheon honors philanthropists and volunteers

John Silverman

The annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor four local philanthropists. Richard Rosenthal will be honored as Philanthropist of the Year. Other honorees include John I. Silverman, Outstanding Volunteer; Katie McElveen, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy; and Wesley Holm, Ambassador of Philanthropy.