The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music has appointed Amy Dennison to serve as the first Assistant Dean of its Preparatory Department (CCM Prep). Dennison has served as the director of CCM Prep since 2001 and her new appointment reflects the growth of the program during the last decade.Under Dennisons tenure, CCM Preps programs have expanded to include learning and ensemble offerings for students of all ages. The program has also forged relationships with numerous area arts organizations and schools, increasing the visibility and outreach possibilities for the entire college.
A record 23,737 fans attended FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC on Dec. 2 and 3 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.The previous record for the event was 21,781 in 2010.Proceeds from FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest will benefit the Reds Community Fund and its baseball-themed outreach programs.Thank you to our fans for turning out in record numbers for Redsfest, said Reds President and CEO Bob Castellini. Your loyalty and support makes Redsfest the best fan festival in all of Major League Baseball.
Husband-and-wife team, Paul and Linh Nguyen, will open a dry cleaning business December 1st in the 1300 block of Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine. The service business is located next to Capital Shoe Repair and Ionic Collective, a consumer marketing company. These businesses occupy the ground-floor commercial space of Trinity Flats, home to twenty-five one and two bedroom condominiums. Just north of Trinity Flats, the for lease sign on an old renovated post office building has attracted the attention of several hopeful restaurateurs.
It was a fun night at the Museum Center on Friday night as Impact 100 held their annual fundraiser, "Wine, Women and Shoes". It was a glamorous night complete with a chocolate fountain, an auction with incredible items like a trip to Capri or two tickets to the Emmy Awards.
3CDC has announced a new Vice President of Communications, Anastasia Mileham.Mileham is a native of Cincinnati and worked at Downtown Cincinnati Inc., (DCI) as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for seven years from 1998 to 2005. Graduated from Miami University in 1992, she has thirteen years of experience in public relations, marketing, advertising and research. Since leaving DCI in 2005 to spend time with her new family, she has stayed actively involved through numerous volunteer activities within the City. She is a member of and volunteers for the Alliance for Regional Transit, Downtown Cincinnati Inc., and the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission.We are certain Anastasias love for the City of Cincinnati and experience will be a great asset to 3CDC says Steve Leeper, President & CEO of 3CDC.
Times for the memorial services for Bengals WR Chris Henry on Tuesday (Dec. 22) have been changed. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon CST, and the funeral service will begin at noon.
These services will be held at the Alario Center in Westwego, La., near downtown New Orleans.
As stated earlier, Bengals personnel will travel to the services via team charter and will return to Cincinnati on Tuesday evening.
Dec. 4, 2009 Empower MediaMarketing has appointed James Jim W. Price II to the position of president. Price previously served as Vice President of Media Innovation, a division he created in 2006. Through Jims leadership, Empower MediaMarketing today offers a full array of services including Digital Strategy, Digital Media, Web Development, Digital Creative, Search and Analytics, Mobile, Word of Mouth Marketing and Social Media, in addition to all channels of traditional media.
Prior to Jim Price, the office of the President was held by a combined executive team including Price with Chief Operating Officer Lynne Veil and Chief Financial Officer Joseph Lowry.
FRCH Design Worldwide has announced that Robyn Novak, Director, Interior Design, was selected as a judge for the Superior Achievement in Design and Imaging (SADI) Awards sponsored by Retail Traffic magazine. The awards honor innovative design for retail centers, mixed use centers, individual stores and restaurants. Winners have been announced in this month's issue of Retail Traffic Magazine.
Novak will also be a featured speaker at the International Retail Design Conference in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, September 23. She will be discussing a case history on the BlackBerry store in the Hartsfield Atlanta Airport with Hera Lighting the presenting sponsor of the event. The conference, in its 9th year, is presented by VMSD magazine and focuses on the discussion of inspiring design experiences.
The Cincinnati Bengals announced today an alignment with Fifth Third Bank that brings
the Hometown Team and the Hometown Bank together for the kickoff of the NFL
season. Fifth Third will be the Official Bank of the Bengals and will have a comprehensive presence at Paul Brown Stadium, including ATM service.
Columbus (Sept. 9, 2009) - Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) President Barbara J. Howard has appointed five Cincinnati-area lawyers as chairpersons of OSBA committees and sections for 2009-2010. The OSBA maintains 41 standing committees and 11 sections, each of which monitors a particular area of law. Committees and sections work to improve the justice system by keeping Ohio lawyers informed about the latest court decisions and regulatory changes. In addition, they comment on bills before the Ohio General Assembly and draft their own legislative proposals to improve existing laws.
At a meeting of the Downtown Residents Council (DRC) last week, a sometimes heated debate ensued regarding Streetcars in Cincinnati. Mark Miller from COAST (they oppose the streetcars) and John Schneider from Cincinnatians for Progress (pro-streetcars) both presented their side of the argument. The DRC drafted a response in opposition to the amendment proposed by COAST. That response was adopted without opposition by a vote of the membership.
The Amendment as proposed by COAST reads as follows:
An Amendment to the Charter of the City of Cincinnati To Prevent the Expenditure of Monies by the City for Right-of-Way acquisition or construction of improvements for Passenger Rail Transportation (e.g., a trolley or streetcar) without first submitting the same to a vote of the Electorate and receiving a majority affirmative vote for the same...more
Hamburger Mary's reopened on Wednesday. The casual restaurant located across from the library at 909 Vine Street is well known for its casual laissez faire atmosphere and its creative menu. The restaurant originally opened as Hamburger Mary's, lost its franchise and became Universal Grill before closing in 2008. It's now back as Hamburger Mary's and is open 7 days a week.
If you haven't been to the Art Museum lately, maybe it's time to give it a try. Located in beautiful Eden Park, the Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public. With an impressive permanent collection and a series of rotating exhibits, there's something here to interest everyone.
You can enjoy lunch at the Terrace Cafe, operated by the Museum or visit one of the restaurants in nearby Mt. Adams. There's a great gift shop too!
Cincinnati, OH - Today, Cincinnatians for Progress is proud to launch our new website at http://www.facebook.com/l/;www.cincinnatiansforprogress.com where we also formally announce the endorsements of Mayor Mark Mallory and eight of the nine current city council members. Council Members Cecil Thomas, Jeff Berding, Chris Bortz, David Crowley, Laketa Cole, Greg Harris, Roxanne Qualls and Leslie Ghiz have endorsed the Cincinnatians for Progress effort. Mayor Mark Mallory has also agreed to serve as Chairman of the organization.
A World War II veteran serving in the 801st Bombardment Group of the
U.S. Army 8th Air Force will be the keynote speaker at the 54th Annual
Veterans Day Commemoration of the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public
Employment news has been dismal lately. So it comes as especially
welcome news that U.S. Bank is hiring an additional 225 people for the
Greater Cincinnati area.The new hires are part of a $3 million initiative called PowerBank that hopes to improve customer service.
The economy is challenging United Way of Greater Cincinnati. Still,
with one month left to go in the campaign, it has raised more than half
its funding goal.As of Friday, United Way brought in $37.6 million, or about 60 percent, of its $63 million goal.
Cincinnati is out of the business of inspecting and licensing its nursing homes.City
Council turned the authority back over to the state after the Health
Department failed so miserably at two East Price Hill facilities for
the poor and mentally ill.