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Northern Kentucky Tribune NewsMaker Awards recognize leaders who make the region a better place

NKyTribune staff The Northern Kentucky Tribune Newsmaker Awards celebrated the people who bring the region its news and some of those who make it.  The sixth annual event, at Receptions event center in Erlanger Wednesday, brought together many of the region’s influential stakeholders to recognize this year’s recipients. The 2019 Northern Kentucky Tribune NewsMaker Award recipients. Left to right,...

Campbell County Public Library November calendar includes events and activities at all branches

* Note: The library will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. The Campbell County Public Library operates four branches. The Cold Spring Branch is located at 3920 Alexandria Pike in Cold Spring, phone 859-781-6166. The Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch is located at 1000 Highland Ave. in Fort Thomas, phone 859-572-5033. The Newport Branch is located at 901 E. Sixth St. in Newport, phone 859-572-5035....

Sen. John Schickel’s Pickle Feast donates $6,000 to the Northern Kentucky Special Olympics 

NKyTribune staff State Senator John Schickel’s Pickle Feast has donated $6,000 to Northern Kentucky Special Olympics. “This year’s event was a huge success thanks to our generous contributors and we are happy to make this donation to such a worthy charity,” said event Chairperson Barb Keeling. The Pickle Feast this year held at Verona Vineyards in September has become a Republican tradition...

NFL Chaplain urges Master Provisions MPOWER Lunch crowd to be a bridge to organization’s miracles

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor The message at the 6th annual Master Provisions MPOWER Lunch at the St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center was true to the mission that has guided the organization from its inception. “Needs don’t stop, neither do we,” is the motivation has driven Master Provisions to help people throughout the Northern Kentucky Region and around the world. Master...

Last Honor Flight of the year leaves Tuesday morning taking veterans to visit D.C. monuments, memorials

Tri-State veterans (including two women and three World War II vets) and their guardians will take off on the final Honor Flight of the year from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) on Tuesday, destined for Washington D.C. to see memorials and participate in ceremonies that honor their service to their country. The sendoff ceremony will be at 5:45 a.m. send-off ceremony; 7:30 a.m....

BCPL November calendar for adults includes honor a vet, visit from St. E Mammography Van, much more

The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of November. A list of scheduled events for adults is included here. In the Loop Mondays, 10 a.m. Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks. Yoga for Health and Well Being Mondays,...

Inaugural Mentoring Plus Music Festival at Southgate House Revival features 15 bands on three stages

The inaugural Mentoring Plus Music Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Southgate House Revival. The event features more than 15 bands and a few special guests.

Samaritan’s Feet Million Shoes campaign: Dayton, Ludlow schoolkids get 1,095 pairs of shoes, socks

Samaritan’s Feet International distributed new athletic shoes and socks to 1,095 children at two schools in NKY this week. Children received a pair of new shoes and socks and had their feet washed by volunteers. The two events were in Ludlow and Dayton. Serving 475 pre-registered students at Mary A. Goetz Elementary School (512 Oak Street, Ludlow), the event was made possible by Walmart and Walmart...

R. C. Durr Foundation awards $75,000 to Vent Haven Museum capital funds campaign for new facility

The R. C. Durr Foundation has donated $75,000 toward the Vent Haven Museum’s capital funds campaign to build a new facility. Vent Haven is the world’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism. The R. C. Durr Foundation team recognized the unique contribution of Vent Haven Museum to the community as well as the clear need for improved accessibility and additional space. The Foundation agreed that...

EG America to sponsor annual Disabled American Veterans 5K, contributes $1M to organization

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) annual 5K run takes place on Nov. 9 in downtown Cincinnati. On Nov. 9, runners, walkers and motorcyclists will line up at The Banks in downtown Cincinnati to honor the men and women who served, and to let our injured heroes know they are not alone on their road to recovery. The event is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the many issues ill and injured veterans...

Cincinnati Cares relaunches BoardBank; helps recruit and match community leaders to nonprofits

Cincinnati Cares — already the most popular way for people in Greater Cincinnati to discover their way to help — is rapidly expanding the ways it is working to improve the health of our region’s volunteer ecosystem. In partnership with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati Cares has rebuilt and relaunched BoardBank. BoardBank is a nearly two-year-old initiative undertaken...

Cincinnati Museum Center camps a training ground for future astronauts, space explorers and engineers

When school is out, Museum Camps are in. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) Thanksgiving and winter break camps are on sale now. It happens. You get so focused on turkey and the in-laws visiting that you forget your kids are off school. Or you forget that winter break actually lasts two weeks or more. So you scramble to find a sitter for the kids while you juggle work, shopping and cleaning. Or you can...

Asbury United Methodist Church’s 40th Annual Craft Fair is a NKY tradition, Nov 8-9

It’s a Northern Kentucky tradition. Everyone is invited to attend the Asbury United Methodist Church, 40th Annual Craft Fair on Friday, November 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free of charge. Featured will be a multitude of home-made crafts (including wooden craft items), holiday and Christmas decorations, boutique items, pantry items, such as relishes...

Magnified Giving to host event to honor those who support its efforts to engage students in philanthropy

Magnified Giving, a local non-profit, whose mission is to educate, inspire, and engage students in lifelong philanthropy, will host a donor appreciation dinner in honor of those who support its mission – to promote the use of time, talent and treasure in over 7,000 students this year to magnify the impact of philanthropy in our region.  Since 2008, Magnified Giving has partnered with local...

Free parking, grounds access at Ark Encounter, Creation Museum for residents of nearby counties

In a show of civic appreciation, Answers in Genesis and its popular themed attractions are reaching out to their neighbors with a special offer. Residents of seven Kentucky counties and one Indiana county can now park free through 2020 and, at no charge, tour the grounds of the internationally renowned Ark Encounter and Creation Museum. The counties in Northern Kentucky are: Grant (home of the Ark...