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Nonprofit briefs: Whitaker gets Golden Eagle, $15K to Redwood from Jergens; Literacy Network and Subaru

NKyTribune staff Rhonda Whitaker receives Golden Eagle Award Rhonda Whitaker, vice president, Community Relations for Duke Energy, will receive the Golden Eagle Award from the Dan Beard Council of the Boy Scouts. The award will be given tonight at the Golden Eagle Dinner at Madison Events Center in Covington. The annual fundraiser supports Scouting in Northern Kentucky. Redwood gets grant from Andrew...

NKU’s Friends of Steely Library’s ‘Good Food Good Drinks Good Books’ scholarship event is May 15

Friends of Steely Library will hold its third annual “
Good Food • Good Drinks • Good Books” event on Wednesday, May 15, 7-10 p.m.at the Devou Golf & Event Center in Covington. Kristen Kreft and Maya Banatwala, authors of Rocktails: An Amped Up Spin on Mixology, will be headlining the evening with a book signing to promote their upcoming collaboration. Rocktails honors musicians...

Portion of Seventh Street in Covington to be renamed ‘Battelle Lane’ in honor of Ladies Home founder

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The City of Covington on Friday will unveil a new name for the eastern-most tip of Seventh Street as it runs alongside the Covington Ladies Home.) When the Ohio River reached then-record levels in 1884, the catastrophic flood displaced thousands of Covington residents. The plight of elderly women – including Civil War widows and so-called “spinsters” –...

KY Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities to host 7th annual Clay Shoot to benefit local children

The Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) will host its 7th Annual Pulling for Kids Charity Clay Shoot presented by The NRA Foundation on Thursday, July 11. The event will once again be held at Elk Creek Hunt Club in Owenton, a world-class sporting clays facility and host of this event since its conception in 2013. “The NRA Foundation has shown great support to SCC by committing...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Reds Community Fund team up on Bellevue Vets field renovation

A normal high school baseball game in Northern Kentucky this week took on extra meaning as dignitaries from both the Cincinnati Reds and St. Elizabeth Healthcare were on hand for a special presentation. A groundbreaking ceremony was held for St. Elizabeth Healthcare Field at the Bellevue Vets, celebrating the start of construction efforts at the complex that will include a new synthetic turf infield,...

Behringer-Crawford Museum’s Music@BCM Concert Series Returns May 16 with Nicole Zuraitis

New York City’s Grammy-nominated vocalist, keyboardist and composer Nicole Zuraitis returns to Northern Kentucky as one of the talented performers who will fill Behringer-Crawford Museum with music in its annual Music@BCM concert series. Zuraitis Zuraitis, whose debut 2018 appearance here was captured on a CD, Live at the Two-Headed Calf, opens the series on Thursday, May 16, accompanied by...

Hagedorn Appliances partners with DCCH to give back, help child abuse victims in Northern Kentucky

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and for the 5th year in a row Hagedorn Appliances has partnered with DCCH Center for Children and Families to give back and help change lives. “It is very important to me and my family to support those in need and the DCCH is very near and dear to my heart,” explains Rich Kopser, owner of Hagedorn Appliances. Kentucky ranks as the highest in the nation when...

Independence Ace Hardware supports Master Provisions with promotion that runs through April

Ace Hardware located in Independence has kicked off its campaign supporting Master Provisions throughout the month of April.  Ace will be displaying materials about Master Provisions’ local food outreach and Ace cashiers will receive donations from its customers. Customers can choose to add a donation at the checkout. Each donor will be recognized with a signed card that will be displayed throughout...

Duke Energy commits nearly $265,000 to support dynamic education initiatives across the region

NKyTribune staff and Duke Energy Duke Energy is investing in Greater Cincinnati students, educators and communities by awarding $264,138 in grants to 21 education programs, including several in Northern Kentucky. Representatives from the 21 organizations that received grant funding from Duke Energy Wednesday hold up placards showing the total contribution (photos by Mark Hansel). The grants, which...

First Honor Flight of 2019 departed this morning from CVG, veterans will return tonight at 8:15 p.m.

The first local Honor Flight of the year departed Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) this morning. Honor Flight Tri-State’s sole mission is to fly veterans 65+, who served stateside or overseas, to their memorials in Washington, D.C. at no cost. All veterans traveling on this flight are from the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and South Eastern Indiana area. “Our goal...

Greater Cincinnati Foundation moving to new venue in Sawyer Point Building on Pete Rose Way

Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) is on the move — literally. GCF recognizes its role as a community convener and has found it increasingly challenging to carry out that mission in its current location at 200 W. Fourth St. As a result, GCF sold that building and will move Aug. 1 into a dynamic new venue in the Sawyer Point Building at 720 E. Pete Rose Way.  The Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati...

Tristate Veterans Community Alliance hosting ‘Operation Deep Dive’ on suicide among veterans

Tristate Veterans Community Alliance (TVCA) is hosting a public meeting to brief community leaders on Operation Deep Dive, a new study examining the factors related to suicide and self-harm among military veterans. Led nationally by America’s Warrior Partnership, University of Alabama researchers and the Bristol Myers-Squibb Foundation, the goal of the project is to guide the development of more...

Chelsea Clinton coming to Cincinnati Zoo on April 25 to sign her book about endangered animals

Chelsea Clinton is coming to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 25th as part of a national tour in support of her new book, Don’t Let Them Disappear.   The book introduces young readers to a selection of endangered animals and provides helpful tips on what can be done to prevent these animals from disappearing from our world entirely. The New York Times bestselling author...

Behringer-Crawford Museum to honor military veterans and NKY sports legends in daylong event

Honor local veterans, salute our sports legends and test your baseball IQ – all in one day at Behringer-Crawford Museum. On Saturday, April 27, the KY Veterans and NKY Sports Halls of Fame will come together for a celebration of both organizations. At 10:30 a.m., a formal program will recognize members who have been inducted into both groups and will include musical performances by bagpiper Tommy...

Architects of Air returning to BLINK; monumental sculpture, Dodecalis, is presented by Macy’s

The internationally known luminarium, Architects of Air, is returning to BLINK. The giant Architects of Air sculpture is presented by Macy’s. BLINK, presented by ArtsWave, will take place in downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and surrounding neighborhoods, October 10-13. Brendon Cull, chief operating officer of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, talks about the the return of Architects...