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Holly Hill Child & Family Solutions to hold Evening of Hopes & Dreams fundraiser on September 29

Holly Hill Child & Family Solutions will hold an Evening of Hopes & Dream at The Pinnacle Ballroom in Covington on September 29. J.D. Hughes from Warm 98.5 and WGRR will be the emcee for the evening and Susan Johnson will be the professional Auctioneer who will regale the guests during the live auction. Each ticket includes parking, open bar, hors d’oevres, plated dinner, and dessert. Guests...

DevouGrass Music & Arts Festival coming October 6 to Devou Park Band Shell, benefits Children’s Home

DevouGrass Music & Arts Festival will return for its fifth year on Saturday, October 6, bringing the area’s best bluegrass bands and crafters together at Devou Park in Covington. The free event will run from noon until dusk and will take place at the Devou Park Band Shell. Proceeds from the event will go to the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, a non-profit that provides support for children...

NEWSMAKERS: MeetNKY’s Eric Summe who leads team that brings visitors, conventions to our region

Staff report This is part of a series on the NKyTribune’s NEWSMAKER award winners who will be recognized and celebrated at the Community Celebration annual event on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at RECEPTIONS in Erlanger. The award honors those who have commanded headlines throughout the year and brought positive attention to Northern Kentucky. Tickets are available here. As president and CEO of MeetNKY,...

NEWSMAKERS: Rick Hulefeld, a visionary and dreamer, founded Children Inc. and built it to matter

Staff report This is part of a series on the NKyTribune’s NEWSMAKER award winners who will be recognized and celebrated at the Community Celebration annual event on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at RECEPTIONS in Erlanger. The award honors those who have commanded headlines throughout the year and brought positive attention to Northern Kentucky. Tickets are available here. Rick Hulefeld is a lifelong...

NEWSMAKERS: Nancy Grayson brings passion, expertise to new Horizon Community Funds

Staff report This is part of a series on the NKyTribune’s NEWSMAKER award winners who will be recognized and celebrated at the Community Celebration annual event on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at RECEPTIONS in Erlanger. The award honors those who have commanded headlines throughout the year and brought positive attention to Northern Kentucky. Tickets are available here. Nancy Grayson’s journey to...

NEWSMAKERS: Jack Moreland has reputation for getting things done, now heads Southbank Partners

Staff report This is part of a series on the NKyTribune’s NEWSMAKER award winners who will be recognized and celebrated at the Community Celebration annual event on Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at RECEPTIONS in Erlanger. The award honors those who have commanded headlines throughout the year and brought positive attention to Northern Kentucky. Tickets are available here. Jack Moreland is a Jack-of-all-trades...

It’s Halloween time at Art in the Park; events scheduled at two locations in Covington

Pumpkins, bats and scary cats, Oh my. Covington Parks and Recreation and Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center have teamed up for Art in the Park. Follow along step by step in a live demonstration and create Halloween-inspired cartoon characters. Take it a step further and create a model sheet of different expressions, naming rights and your character’s (or characters’) backstory. “Art...

Kentucky Colonels to contribute $2m in grants in the Commonwealth; local awards presented Sept. 25

Through donations from Colonels in Kentucky and around the world, the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) will award grants totaling $2-million to support more than 230 charities throughout the Commonwealth. HOKC Executive Director Sherry Crose said the $2 million mark is a record for the KY Colonel’s annual grant program. More than 3-million Kentuckians will be aided through the combined...

CABVI’s 2nd Annual Dining in the Dark fundraiser scheduled for Nov. 10 at the Madison in Covington

Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI) is pleased to announce their second annual Dining in the Dark event that will take place on Saturday, November 10 at The Madison in Covington. CABVI’s Dining in the Dark Committee members from Left to Right: Patsy Baughn, Stefanie Richardson, Samantha Greive, Hannah Firestone, Jack Crider, Jessie Faller, Aaron Bley, Patti Bresler,...

Central Bank’s Jim Uebel heading up United Way’s NKY campaign; excited about the mission

By Hannah Carver NKyTribune reporter The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is facing a dramatic shift in the way it operates this year, and the lead of those efforts here in Northern Kentucky is Central Bank Market President Jim Uebel. The bank executive serves as United Way’s Northern Kentucky Area Chairman, and he has been a giver to the agency since back in the mid-1980’s. “I understand tremendously...

Connect with new executive director, artist Adam Wisler, Lincoln Grant Scholar House at NKCAC event

Connect with Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission’s (NKCAC) new Executive Director Catrena Bowman-Thomas at the Connect with Art event Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Lincoln-Grant Scholarship House in Covington from 5-7 p.m. NKCAC invites the public to the free event to also “connect” with local artist Adam Wisler. One of NKCAC’s signature programs, Lincoln Grant Scholar...

Impact 100 awards six finalists with a $104,000 grant each, after a process that began six months ago

Impact 100 members voted for grant recipients through a first-ever digital voting process in selecting six finalists with a $104,000 grant. Impact 100 had planned to award only four finalists with grants of $104,000 each but a voting error lead the board to agree to award six winners that amount. A local foundation, asking for anonymity, agreed to support the funding of the two additional grants. The...

Team of 10 public health nurses and two staffers are deploying to help out in Florence-torn North Carolina

A team of 10 public health nurses and two administrative staff members will be deploying to North Carolina to assist victims of Hurricane Florence. The group will include nurses and administrative support staff from Bracken County Health Department, Department of Insurance, Kentucky Department for Public Health, Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness....

Dance, theater, music, visual art; all part of Arts Day at the Boone County Public Library

The arts are an important part of daily life. Every movie you watch or song you listen to exist because someone was passionate about their art form. Boone County Public Library is celebrating the arts in our local community through Arts Appreciation Day on Sunday, September 23 from 2-4 p.m. at Boone County Public Library, Main Library, located at 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington. Dance, theatre,...

Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank to host annual Diaper Dash at Devou Park Oct. 13; family-friendly event

Photo from last year’s run for kids Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank, an area nonprofit that aims to fill the diaper need gap for families in the local community, will host its 3rd annual Diaper Dash on Saturday, October 13, at Devou Park. Registration for the race is now open at the website. The Diaper Dash is a family-friendly event that aims to raise money for Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank, the only diaper...