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Although Harris Weston, often referred to as the “father” of the modern Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, passed away over 11 years ago, his vision for strengthening Cincinnati’s Jewish community is evident this year more than ever. From the estate of Harris and Alice Weston, the federation r…

The most difficult type of sales is selling something that doesn’t yet exist. A challenge FC Cincinnati has faced since its genesis as a professional soccer team. Jeff Smith, Senior Vice President, Sales & Ticketing, is intimately familiar with this challenge, having been at the helm of …

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Purposeful living can make all the difference in how we focus, react, and dream after retirement. When we choose to live purposefully, we’re also choosing to live fully and enjoy each day fully. Purposeful living can be an abstract subject, though, and many people don’t know how to put into …

When raising a child, a parent faces numerous challenges and obstacles. These challenges do not miraculously disappear when a child enters adulthood. This is especially true for a parent of a child with intellectual disabilities. Like any other parent, they want their child to love, experien…

“I’m often reminded of what author Ken Blanchard once said: ‘The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision,” recalls Roderick Hinton, chief administrative officer of The Children’s Home. “Our co-chairs gathered some good and generous people around them and …

“We had a vision to keep the home unassuming from the street so anyone walking by would think it was still a warehouse,” says Erin Seger, project manager at Wentz Design. “The inside, however, opens up to reveal an urban oasis!” 

Watson’s design specialists can help customers create whole-home experiences, inside and out. That might mean a theater room with special seating or a rec space with a foosball or ping pong table.

“The layout of the home was tight and not conducive to communal family gatherings and a modern lifestyle,” says  Shannon Riley, an interior designer with Voltage Furniture. “So, they gutted the space and completely remodeled it, taking out all of the inner core and leaving an open rectilinea…

“Now, more than ever, people are spending more time at home, so they want to be sure they are comfortable,” says Michael Hines, co-agent and co-founder of the Build Collective team of Coldwell Banker West Shell. Two years ago, he, along with Luke Luther of Keller Williams, began collaboratin…

Diane and Steve Plymire first met while on a double date with mutual friends. Despite dating others, they ultimately gravitated toward each other.  

The Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery, presented by  the Harold C. Schott Foundation, is located in CMC’s Museum of  Natural History & Science. The gallery launched in May 2019 and focused primarily on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon  landing and Armstrong’s rank as bot…

The Cincinnati Art Museum presents a major re-evaluation of the work of Frank Duveneck, the most influential painter in Cincinnati history, with the first comprehensive exhibition in more than 30 years.

In 2010, thousands in the Cincinnati community came together to launch the CityLink Center — a bold $12 million investment in breaking down the barriers for the working poor to advance their lives through holistic care. Since their doors opened in 2012, more than 4,000 individuals have been …

In March 2020, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center was forced to shut its doors over concerns related to the COVID-19  pandemic. Although it remained closed until the following July,  Woodrow Keown, Jr., the Freedom Center’s president and chief  operating officer, was determined…

“With the pandemic, we are all experiencing a shared trauma,  similar to 9/11, hurricanes or other natural disasters” says Dr. Paul  Crosby, COO at Lindner Center of HOPE, a nonprofit mental  health center in Mason that provides care for those suffering with  mental illness.  

Although everyone’s open  enrollment period can differ depending on their employer, most seem  to fall at the end of the year somewhere during the months of October  to December. If you are currently going through that, or will be  soon, here are some tips from MAI Capital Management to help…

Though Steve W. and his fiancé reside in the Cincinnati area, they have, over the past year, availed themselves of several local “staycations” by checking into The Lytle Park Hotel where they enjoyed luxurious accommodations and spa-like amenities.

This, too, shall pass, and life will return to normal, hopefully later in 2021. Still, while uncertainty abounds, KAA participants have been grateful that KAA’s services have remained steadfast. Recently, families shared how thankful they are to have KAA’s Engage Program remain an integral p…

“It’s so important for us to reach out and help others, especially during this time,” says Alison Caller, chair of Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s Women’s Philanthropy (WP). Caller works alongside Carrie Goldhoff, WP’s vice chair. The two have been hard at work this year, coordinating a nu…

Before the May 8 event, JDRF will provide participants with what Newman calls a “party in a box.” These at-home party kits will include décor (linens, chair coverings, even sequined chair bands) as well as scrumptious food and alcohol, including a custom cocktail kit. Partnering with Jeff Th…

Hanson Audio Video offers one central wireless system that provides coverage for the whole house, which simplifies things and makes everything run more smoothly.

FC Cincinnati is set to open West End Stadium in Spring 2021. Designed for the ultimate fan experience, seats will be close to the action with options from only 15 feet from the field, thereby amplifying the enthusiastic game-day environment.

Debby Thompson and her husband, Larry, have served in global missions with Campus Crusade for Christ International since 1974, and are counted among the pioneers of Western missionaries who lived covertly behind the Iron Curtain in communist Poland. In total, the Thompsons spent 33 years ser…

For more than 35 years, OHC (Oncology Hematology Care Inc.) in Cincinnati has been fighting cancer on the front lines. And just shy of three decades old, Cincinnati artist and art educator, Samantha England, became a soldier in that fight.