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    Friday, February 14, 2020
    One week left to register for this event! The Cincinnati Recreation Commission (CRC) invites your organization to participate in the 14th Annual Mayor’s Career Expo to be held at the: Duke Energy Convention Center 525 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 Friday, February 28, 2020 and Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mayor’s Career Expo Registration Link: ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Economic
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Celebrate the re-opening of Graeter’s Fountain Square location tomorrow starting at 11 a.m. After closing for renovations for the past several months, the shop is open again with more space, added seating, and a new look. Stop in for its Valentine’s Day promotion: buy one sundae, get one free special. That’s a sweet Need ideas for Valentine’s Day? Several downtown restaurants are offering special ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Entertainment, Cultural
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) CINCINNATI – An outbreak of a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has occurred in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China which began in December 2019. The only people at risk of illness due to this outbreak are those with fever and symptoms of lower respiratory illness who:In the last 14 days before symptom onset have traveled from Wuhan City, China ORIn the last 14 days ...read more
    Categories: Service request, News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Free Flu Shots Jan 08, 2020Flu vaccination has been shown to prevent flu illnesses, doctors’ visits and hospitalizations and can be life-saving in children. Seasonal influenza activity in the United States continues to increase and has been elevated for the past eight weeks according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Since Thursday, December 26, 2019, there have been 62 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Service request
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    PHCCF Opens Artist-in-Residence Applications  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 14th, 2020 CONTACT  Marlo Salem, Price Hill Will, 513-330-4453 MEDIA ADVISORY -- Artists-in-Residence Applications Open for 5th Annual Price Hill Creative Community Festival July 24-25, 2020 Price Hill Will announces dates for ...read more
    Categories: Contest, Cultural, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is providing this courtesy notification to advise you that the below listed solicitation has been posted to our website at https://cintimha.com/business-opportunities/resources/current-solicitations-active/.  Solicitation 2020-7003 Moving and Packing Services   All responses must be received on or before March 10, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. (local ...read more
    Categories: Contest, News, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, February 07, 2020
    Greater Cincinnati, OH – The American Cancer Society is currently in search of bilingual volunteers in the Greater Cincinnati area that can use the power of their voice to share the ACS mission. Our diverse patient population requires the support of Spanish-speaking volunteers that can assist with health fairs, events, and more.  HOW TO GET INVOLVED TODAY: Visit Cancer.org/volunteer today to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Volunteering
    Friday, February 07, 2020
    A new bid request was posted by Kenton County Airport Board which meets your selected criteria.Project Title: Room and Event Set Up and Tear DownRelease Date: February 6, 2020 7:14 AM (Eastern)Bid Due Date: February 27, 2020 2:00 PM (Eastern) Please visit Room and Event Set Up and Tear Down for further details!Notified Categories: 532292 - Recreational Goods Rental 561320 - Temporary Help ...read more
    Categories: Contest, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, February 07, 2020
    Registration is now open for Ohio Mathematics ContestSaturday, April 18, 2020Building 4, Sinclair Community College Dayton, OH 45402 The Ohio Mathematics Contest (OMC) will be held on April 18, at the Building 4, Sinclair Community College. The check-in will begin at 12:30 pm with tests at 2:00 pm. Please allow some extra time for parking if you are new to the Sinclair Community College ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Education, Contest
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    Health News Headlines  DRUG USE: Federal government to allow use of opioid funds to stem meth, cocaine surge  The government will allow states to use federal funds from the $1.5 billion grant program earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with methamphetamine and cocaine (AP, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1/21). The change is buried in a spending bill passed by ...read more
    Categories: News, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is providing this courtesy notification to advise you that the below listed solicitation is attached herein.  Solicitation 2020-8013 Photography Services   All responses must be received on or before February 12, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. (local time) at:   Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority 1627 Western Avenue Cincinnati, OH ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, News, Contest
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    Beloved author Sharon Draper featured guest at Library’s African American Read In For Immediate Release  Feb. 3, 2020 CINCINNATI — Established in 1990, the National African American Read-In is the nation’s first and oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature. This initiative has reached more than six million participants around the world. Hamilton county residents can be a part of the ...read more
    Categories: Entertainment, Cultural, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Jill Del Greco: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Awards More Than $2 Million to Local Drug Task Forces(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he is awarding more than $2 million in grant funding to support local law enforcement in their work to disrupt the drug trade ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, News
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Click Here to view Ohio Business Magazine’s 2019 “Best Workplaces in Ohio” issue.Click Here to view Ohio Business Magazine’s 2019 “Best Workplaces in Ohio” issue.  
    Categories: Past News, News, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    Announcing the 2020 Best Workplaces in Ohio, produced by Ohio Business Magazine.  Nominate a deserving company for great exposure and recognition as one of the Best Workplaces in Ohio and improve your company’s recruitment efforts throughout the state! Ohio Business Magazine will profile awardee companies in its Summer magazine edition with the chosen companies given an extraordinary amount of ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, News, Past News
    Friday, January 31, 2020
    We were thrilled to learn that an article tracing the evolution of our opioid work was selected as a cover story of the January 2020 edition of the journal Health Affairs. In “Philanthropic Strategy In The Face Of An Opioid Epidemic,” Jennifer Chubinksi and Michelle Lydenberg examine the role Interact for Health has played in addressing the opioid epidemic, including convening partners, funding ...read more
    Categories: Past News, News, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    Downtown will be illuminated tonight from 7-10 p.m. as ArtsWave kicks off its 2020 fundraising campaign. Over 50 arts organizations will be featuring specially designed luminaria along the path to their entrances, celebrating the numerous arts and culture destinations in our region. Some of the participating downtown locations include the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Aronoff ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Community, Entertainment
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    Toyota philanthropy provides buddies and baseball scholarships to youth with disabilities A Toyota employee’s connection to the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields has led to years of support from the company. In the story linked above, discover how Toyota employees make a difference for local kids with disabilities.
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    The good working people of Cincinnati and Hamilton County have lost two dear friends in the last few days... And over the next few days we will celebrate their lives while we mourn their loss. Here are the details of those celebrations of two lives well lived:  Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune, Oberlin College Hall of Fame, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2020 age the age of 61 ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Monday, January 27, 2020
    Black History Month events CINCINNATI — In celebration of Black History Month, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has a variety of special events for all age groups at the Downtown Main Library. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2—3 p.m. in the Genealogy & Local History Programming Space, 3rd floor African Americans in 19th Century Cincinnati — Steve Kemme, author and retired Cincinnati ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest, News
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2020MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Jill Del Greco: 614-644-0957Governor DeWine Authorizes Deployment of Ohio National Guard to Assist Commonwealth of Puerto Rico(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a proclamation today authorizing specified members of the Ohio National Guard to provide emergency aid to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, News
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 20th is reserved as a national day of service to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of this courageous civil rights leader.   United Way encourages you to make this a “day on” and participate in one or more of ...read more
    Categories: News, Cultural, Past News, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    Current Funding Opportunities  School-Based Health Center Operational Planning Grants  Proposals will be accepted until noon Friday, Jan. 24, through our new online portal. For questions regarding the new online system, contact Kristine Schultz, Senior Grants Manager, at kschultz@interactforhealth.org. For questions regarding the proposal, contact Susan Sprigg, Program Officer, at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Contest
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
      Other Funding Opportunities  The Sisters of Charity Ministry Foundation has announced its 2020 grant cycle. Grant pre-applications, the first step in the application process, will be accepted through Friday, Jan. 31. Learn about the grant application, funding priorities, eligibility and more.  Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky in 2020 will award $50,000 from its Community Impact Fund ...read more
    Categories: Contest, Human Interest, Community, Education
    Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 14, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Cody Hefner (513) 608-5777, chefner@cincymuseum.orgPHOTOS AVAILABLE  Cincinnati Museum Center brings mysteries of the Maya to US March 14 Over 300 artifacts highlight debut of Maya: The Exhibition  CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is bringing the mysteries of the Maya to the United States for the first ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Cultural, Community, Education
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    Mayor's Career Fair 2020FEB 28TH - 29TH 202011:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
    Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community, Press Release, News
    Monday, September 23, 2019
    On Sept. 4, Interact for Health released initial data from its first-ever Greater Cincinnati Adult Tobacco Survey. The survey found that our region lags behind the nation in tobacco use. In Greater Cincinnati, 19% of adults--or 340,000 people--are current cigarette smokers. That compares with 14% nationwide. The survey also examined use of other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, and found ...read more
    Categories: News, Papers/Research, Press Release, Past News, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 11, 2019
    Source OCHLAThe Dayton Foundation Discretionary GrantIf you are a 501.c.3 that has been around for at least two years, operate in Montgomery, Greene, Darke, Miami, North Warren or Preble countiesand have a diversity and inclusion policy, you may qualify for these grants.  Cleveland Foundation GrantGrants are available to Greater Cleveland, Ohio nonprofits and government agencies to enhance the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, News