The Datebook

Cincinnati’s Guide to Fundraisers, Friend-Raisers and Community Events

NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please check with presenting organizations for postponements or cancellations – especially if the event appears to be “in-person.”

Jan. 21, Thursday

United Way, Campaign Celebration | 5-6 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Celebrating the tremendous work for United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2020 annual campaign! Please join United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Procter & Gamble, Delta Air Lines and many others who helped make this campaign a success.

Jan. 22, Friday

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Virtual Moveable Feast: From Coast to Coast | 8 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Enjoy performances by CCM students and prominent alumni – all from the comfort of your own home. See firsthand how CCM sets the bar in the arts world. Silent auction, private VIP chat rooms, exclusive sponsor content available prior to event, dinner at home from Jeff Thomas Catering. Sponsorship and host levels range from $150 – $10,000. General admission tickets available Jan. 8.

Jan. 24, Sunday

UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness & UC Cancer Center Survivorship and Supportive Services Program, Optimize Your Well-Being Symposium | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Keynote: Expert-led content streamed live. Registration required.

Jan. 28, Thursday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 2021 Morning Mixer | 9-10:30 a.m. The Landing Event Center, 119 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH. DETAILS: Members only, intimate one-hour relationship building session in a welcoming environment. Meet and connect with fellow business owners and entrepreneurs; meet potential new clients; immediately expand your business network; raise your business profile and generate referrals from fellow Chamber members.

GreenLight Cincinnati, State of the Portfolio | noon-1 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Local portfolio organization leaders share power of data, stories and community impact: Sid Taylor, Center for Employment Opportunities; Tiarra Comer, Family Independence Initiative; Esther Urick, My First Place at St. Joe’s Orphanage; Michelle Zajac, First Place for Youth.

Smart Business, The Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service | Virtual. 9-11 a.m. DETAILS: Honoring businesses of all types and sizes for contributions to Greater Cincinnati, encouraging charitable environments, recognizing creative efforts that make a difference and demonstrating ties between the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.

Feb. 2, Tuesday

Northern Kentucky Chamber Women’s Initiative, Annual Breakfast | Virtual. DETAILS: Fireside chat with a theme of “Inspired Women Lead.” Brit Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Blue North; Mary Miller, Inspirational Speaker, Coach and CEO of JANCOA; Molly North, President and CEO of Al. Neyer. Moderator: Catrena Bowman-Thomas, Executive Director of NKY Community Action Commission.

Feb. 6-14, Saturday-Sunday

My Furry Valentine 2021, Virtual Adoption Event | Facebook Live. DETAILS: Adopters can view and learn about more than 600 adoptable animals, with the flexibility to schedule meets & greets with rescues and shelters, and adopt at discounted rates.

Feb. 11, Thursday

Musicians for Health, Valentine Happening | 8 p.m. Virtual. DETAILS: Honoring all front line workers. Performance by Ashley and Annette Shepherd.

Feb. 12, Friday

Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 2021 Small Business Excellence Awards & Annual Meeting | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. DETAILS: Ohio Small Business Development Center (Clermont SBDC) and Clermont Chamber present seven awards during the annual meeting recognizing local businesses and individuals. Tickets start at $25.

Feb. 25, Thursday

Stepping Stones, Annual Open Your Heart | Virtual. DETAILS: Choose between three delicious meals from Eddie Merlot’s. Raffle, silent auction. Tickets $125/person.

March 4, Thursday

Leadership Council for Nonprofits, Securing the Future Conference | 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Schiff Family Conference Center, Cintas Center. DETAILS: Keynote speaker, breakout sessions led by presenters for deeper dive into keynote topic.

513-554-3060 or, click “Securing the Future.” 

March 11, Thursday

Mental Health America, Unraveling the Mind-Body Connection | DETAILS: Brings together hundreds of social workers, counselors, educators, behavioral health practitioners, emergency services providers, peers and more from across region to discuss mental health challenges.

April 8, Thursday

Academy of Cinematic Arts, Golden Gala |  Cooper Creek Event Center, Blue Ash. DETAILS: Cocktail reception, formal dinner, live auction, silent auction, basket raffle, wine pull. Tickets go on sale in March.

May 1-2, Saturday-Sunday

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Cinci-Cinco Festival | Fountain Square

May 4, Tuesday

Cancer Family Care, Joslin Haggart Yeiser Unsung Hero Awards | 6 p.m. Hilton Netherland Plaza. DETAILS: Cocktails, dinner, and awards program. 

513-731-3346 or

May 15, Saturday

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Cruisin’ to a Cure | Virtual.

May 18, Tuesday

Woman’s City Club, Annual National Speaker Forum and Fundraiser | 7 p.m. Memorial Hall. DETAILS: Keynote: Denise Kiernan, best-selling author and journalist. Tickets start at $40. 

June 5, Saturday

Good Samaritan Foundation, Annual Gala: Dancing Through the Decades | 6-11:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency. DETAILS: Black tie gala with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Proceeds benefit the creation of Cellular Therapy Program at TriHealth Cancer Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital.

June 7, Monday

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center / Cradle Cincinnati, 25th Annual Laura Elizabeth Pease Memorial Golf Outing | Wyoming Golf Club

June 13, Sunday

Cincinnati Concours D’Elegance

Oct. 2, Saturday

Christ Hospital, 2020 Gala | 6:30 p.m. Duke Energy Convention Center. DETAILS: Black tie gala with cocktails, dinner and dancing.

513-585-0657 or

Nov. 6, Saturday

Cancer Family Care, 42nd Annual Wine Tasting & Auction | 6 p.m. Manor House. DETAILS: Wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction, three-course gourmet dinner with wine pairings and live auction

513-731-3346 or 

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