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    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    The American Red Cross provides hope and help to people whose lives have been ravaged by a disaster.  We accomplish this through our on-call volunteers, who agree to be on stand-by for a certain number of hours through the week, ready to respond if needed.  This team of Disaster Action Team volunteers, working together, makes it possible for us to provide shelter, clothing, food and emotional ...read more
    Categories: Community, Volunteering
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Frigid Temperatures Forecast for Our Area Red Cross advises precautionsCincinnati, OH – January 28, 2019— The forecast calls for an arctic blast to bring near zero temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills to our region. The coldest of the temperatures are expected on Wednesday. The American Red Cross offers steps to follow to stay safe in this bitter cold.HEAT YOUR HOME SAFELY Many people ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, News
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Washington, DC - The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) said President Trump's nationwide address Tuesday night about the U.S. - Mexico border was nothing more than another campaign speech using misinformation to stir fear and anger. "Trump is like Humpty-Dumpty whining on about his wall," says Domingo Garcia, National President. "His claims are so far-fetched, he's the laughing ...read more
    Categories: Community, Past News, News, Press Release
    Friday, December 07, 2018
    Source FC Cincinnati FC Cincinnati will formally break ground at its West End neighborhood stadium site with a public event at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18. The West End community and the general public are invited to participate in the landmark event. The event will be staged rain or shine. The public is invited to participate in this event and should enter the former Stargel Stadium site via ...read more
    Categories: Community, Entertainment, Cultural, News
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
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    Categories: Community, News, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Every single day, all across the country, we see families who need our help. Often, they’ve just lost everything to a terrible disaster—and it’s our job to help them begin to rebuild. For many, that starts with a cozy blanket, a safe place to sleep and a hot meal at a Red Cross shelter. Alfonso, no one can understand how important these comforts are until they’re gone. There are lots of ways to ...read more
    Categories: Community, News, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018
    Giving Tuesday is just a week away, and the holidays are right around the corner. All of which begs the question, how are you planning to give back this year? Please take this opportunity to consider a donation to support children’s programming at the newly renovated Ziegler Park – a safe place where neighborhood children can come together to grow, learn and play. We offer free or reduced-cost ...read more
    Categories: Community, Entertainment, Press Release
    Monday, October 29, 2018
    The Cincinnati Regional Coalition Against Hate condemns the horrific shootings that occurred this past week—from the two African Americans shot at a Kentucky Kroger store after a failed attempt to enter a black church, to the unconscionable murder of 11 worshipers at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue—they are rooted in hate, white supremacy, and anti-Semitism. None of which has any place in our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Past News, General News Article, News
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Every day, visitors from around the world come into our Visitor Center on Fountain Square looking for advice on what to see, do and experience during their visit to the Cincinnati region. These visitors are greeted by the more than 80 volunteers who selflessly give their time to staff our Visitor Center seven days a week. We're asking for your help to honor these volunteers (and promote your ...read more
    Categories: Community, News, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    (CINCINNATI, OH - SEPT. 25, 2018)  - One of the biggest celebrations of Chinese culture will take place in the heart of Cincinnati for the first time this week with the Cincinnati Moon Festival at Fountain Square on Saturday, Sept. 29. Thousands are expected to attend this free event as part of the traditional Chinese observance of the autumn harvest moon. Second only to the Chinese New Year, the ...read more
    Categories: Community, News, Press Release, Entertainment, Past News
    Monday, September 24, 2018
    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Cincinnati Bengals are working together to reverse obesity. Participating programs will take part in fun fitness events throughout the season. The first event will be held on Tuesday, September 25th from 11:45-1pm for a pre-selected group of students from South Avondale Elementary School .  Volunteers from Cincinnati Children’s will take ...read more
    Categories: Community, News, Past News, Press Release, Sports
    Friday, September 14, 2018
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    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, News, Press Release, Community, Entertainment, Past News
    Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    As we launch a new five-year strategic plan to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke among low-income adults and youth in Greater Cincinnati, Interact for Health is seeking proposals to increase the number of people in our region covered by evidence-based tobacco policies. Interact has prioritized these policies for this request for proposals (RFP): Increasing the minimum legal age ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, News, Past News
    Wednesday, August 01, 2018
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    Categories: Press Release, Community, Testimony
    Monday, July 30, 2018
    DEADLINE TO REUNITE IMMIGRANT PARENTS WITH THEIR CHILDREN EXPIRED AND HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN REMAIN APART FROM THEIR PARENTSAt the expiration of court deadline to reunite migrant families separated during its "zero tolerance" border crackdown, the Trump Administration said that it has delivered an additional 1,442 children to parents detained in immigration custody and is on track to return all ...read more
    Categories: Community, Testimony
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Public Health Alert: Overdose Activity IncreasesDaily Hamilton County overdose surveillance for July 9 has indicated a spike in activity. The daily overdose report demonstrates an increase in Hamilton County emergency departments (ED) visits due to overdose; the ED visit count surpassed statistical thresholds for expected counts when sixteen overdoses were observed during the period of 6 am ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 05, 2018
    CYC makes a significant difference in the lives of young people in 2nd grade through college by providing a range of services designed to keep kids in school, prepared for college and career, and on the pathway to success.   Bringing together over 1,500 volunteers and over 100 corporate partners, CYC strives for dropout prevention by offering mentoring, college readiness and success, and ...read more
    Categories: Volunteering, Community
    Friday, June 29, 2018
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact: Lourdes Ribera lribera@lulac.org Phone: 513-300-0561Cincinnati, OH - The League of United Latin American Citizens Midwest region will join with others in rallies on June 30 to oppose President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has ripped apart thousands of families.Cincinnati rallies will ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Political, News, Press Release, Community, Past News
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Major conventions are expected to draw more than 15,000 visitors to Cincinnati.(CINCINNATI, OH - JUNE 20, 2018) - This week marks the start of a summer filled with high-profile conventions in Cincinnati, beginning with the Sigma Pi Phi Grand Boulé, June 22-26. The Grand Boulé will draw more than 1,200 visitors to Cincinnati with an anticipated $1.15 million spent by attendees. Major conventions ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Entertainment, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Cultural, Past News
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Will Jones (513) 333-7558 (513) 288-4834 wjones@nurfc.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Operating Hours Museum To Be Open Seven Days A Week July-September   CINCINNATI, OH. (June 19, 2018) – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced new operational hours starting July 1, 2018. The new hours of operation are Sunday – ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cultural, Entertainment, General News Article, News, Past News, Press Release
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Source Cincinnati Magazine - Author Kaileigh Peyton See full article and pictures at Cincinnati Magazine If you didn’t know it was there, you might miss it, and that’d be a shame. But judging by the nearly full dining room on a Monday night, the cat just might be out of the bag: Veracruz is the best authentic Mexican fare in Price Hill. In a neighborhood with such a substantial Hispanic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Entertainment, Cultural, General News Article
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    For Immediate Release Neil Comber (513) 659-2415 nmcmex@aol.comCincinnati festival introduces Tacopolis in the biggest celebration of Cinco de MayoCINCINNATI, Ohio (April 9, 2018) – The fifteenth annual Cincy-Cinco is set for May 4,5 & 6 on Fountain Square. Cincy-Cinco, the tristate region’s premier Latino cultural fest, is a family-friendly event that showcases Latino culture, values and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, News, Press Release, Community, Entertainment, Past News
    Thursday, March 15, 2018
    (In English) Importante: El primer bloque de boletos con precios especiales para la Cámara Hispana para este concierto se vendió en 4 días. Hemos agregado 11 más. Por favor, no espere para ordenar sus boletos.HISPANIC NIGHT/ NOCHE HISPANA(ENRICO CHAPELA Famoso Compositor Mexicano) Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra April 6, 2018 at 8:00 PMOFERTA ESPECIAL Para los miembros del Hispanic Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, General News Article, Community, Entertainment, Past News
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Ohio's New Driver License and Identification Card COMING JULY 2, 2018 the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles will introduce its new Driver License and Identification Card (DL-ID).  NEW LOOK: The Driver License and Identification Card will have a new look with greater security features and identity protection for customers. NEW PROCESS: All new driver license and ID cards will be received by ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 02, 2018
    Cincy-Cinco organizes the first TACOPOLIS event​As every year, we want people of all ages and backgrounds to have the opportunity to enjoy and learn about the rich heritage of Latino music, dance and of course the best “Latino fooooood in town”. This year we are bringing "Tacopolis" and we want you to enjoy the biggest variety of tacos in town!!!For a second year in a row, our 3 day festival and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Entertainment, News
    Thursday, March 01, 2018
    Get ready for 2018 Cincy-Cinco Latino Festival!!As every year, we want people of all ages and backgrounds to have the opportunity to enjoy and learn about the rich heritage of Latino music, dance and of course the best “Latino fooooood in town”.  For a second year in a row, our 3 day festival and celebrating our XV year celebration or “quinceañera” will start on Friday, May 4 from 6 PM - 11 PM; ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, Entertainment, Past News, Community, News
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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    Categories: Chamber, Cultural, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Entertainment, Past News
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    1310 Pendleton St. – Cincinnati, OH  45202 513 281-2780 – marta@martahewett.com www.martahewett.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:     Marta Hewett- marta@martahewett.com      David Smith- davidsmith@martahewett.com Phone:     513.281.2780    Bridges Not Walls and Marta Hewett Gallery host the first US solo exhibition by Cuban artist Jorge Rodríguez Diez (R 10)    CINCINNATI, OH –Bridges ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cultural
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    Grants SPIRIT OF CONSTRUCTION GRANT FUNDING 2018 Community Grants Please Note- Only on-line applications will be accepted for 2018. Call or email Tony Brunsman at TBrunsman@spiritofconstruction.org / 513.382.4315 with any questions. ONLY ONE (1) DOCUMENT CAN BE UPLOADED WITH THE APPLICATION. ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION (IRS Letter, Letters of Recommendation, Etc.) MAY BE EMAILED TO TONY ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    Angel Lombert - President and Founder of  The Sound Of Quisqueya  will be recognized  by the Hamilton City Council Meeting When?:  Wednesday February 14 2018 at 6 pm. Where? : At 345 High St. Hamilton, Ohio 45011. Please, show  your support!! Ven y apoya con tu asistencia el reconocimiento que se  hará a Angel Lombert  que recibira un reconocimiento por el  Hamilton City Council ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, February 08, 2018
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    Thursday, February 08, 2018
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    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Congratulations!!! Kristen Smitherman-Voltaire of Gateway Community College, for wining $500 Prize in our First Shoe Contest! #shoes4lagala Our Second Prize ( A $50 Macy’s gift card) is for Gina Pinto Williams of Liberty Tax and our Third Prize ( A $50 Macy’s gift card) will be for Elycia Edwards of Mount St. Joseph!! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! ...read more
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