Movers & Makers asked organizations working in service of women and families to introduce their notables to our readers, part of a regular feature highlighting people making a difference in Greater Cincinnati’s nonprofit community.
Culture FIX: May 24-30
This is the beginning of summer, People! Besides the obligatory grilling and swimming pool openings, you might want to balance things out with a little culture, with The Taste around all weekend as an always-ready option. But on a serioius note, please save a space in your heart for those men and women who have gone to battle to keep us as free as we are. Their memory is the reason you have this Monday off.
Duke Energy Foundation sponsors storm training for first responders, law enforcement
Approximately 30 EMA and first responders learned from Duke Energy experts in meteorology, storm preparation and restoration, and grid resiliency to understand how the company makes decisions and work to restore power after a storm.
ArtsWave’s fundraiser CincyJams features battle of the (workplace) bands
ArtsWave, the region’s engine for the arts, is set to hold its CincyJams fundraiser event at 7 p.m. today (May 18) at the Hard Rock Care. The event is free.
Cincinnati State raises $21M as part of 50th anniversary campaign
On May 9, the nationally broadcast PBS NewsHour featured one of the campaign’s signature projects —the CState Accelerate program — a research-validated student success program that helps Pell-eligible community college students stay on track and graduate.
Concours d’Elegance event seeks young people to judge rare automobiles, motorcycles
Those interested in being considered can contact Michael Kelly at Mkelly11@cinci.rr.com. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Juneteenth celebrations in Cincinnati set for Eden Park, other venues
Today, the Juneteenth Cincinnati Inc. celebration is turning 36, and it has grown from that homemade guest list to a staple event in June with multiple activities and events in the Queen City.
Ohio announces more than $7 million to Cincinnati arts and museums
More than 20 Greater Cincinnati arts organizations are set to receive over $7 million in grants from the Ohio Arts Economic Relief Grant Program.
PWC needs volunteers for annual Repair Affair event
During last year’s Repair Affair, more than 450 volunteers donated 1,850 hours to complete projects at 50 households across Greater Cincinnati.
Culture FIX: May 17-23
Lots of dynamic offerings this week – including AI art – as evidenced by a record eight (8!) embedded videos. This is transition time, from regular season to summer season, so expect the unexpected. But May Festival remains embedded in our culture like clockwork – 150 years and counting. Amazing.