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Laughs should come early and often when the curtain opens for the Loveland Stage Company production of Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” starting March 9.
Start times stay A later start time for Indian Hill schools does not seem likely anytime soon. District transportation supervisor Barb Leonard conducted an evaluation of an 8 a.m. start time for the high school and found a late start would require seven additional buses. At a cost of about $85,000 per bus and factoring in other expenses, Leonard said it would cost an estimated $947,752 to implement a late start schedule. Full story, A2
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Plan being honed A proposal to build a 180-unit “urban-design apartment neighborhood” at the former Kutol Products Co. site in Madeira may be moving from the talk to the action phase. Indian Hill businessman Richard Greiwe of Greiwe Development Group, who has been talking to Madeira officials since last year about the project, plans to submit a proposed zone change that would allow the apartments, said City Manager Tom Moeller. Full story, A3
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1920s greenhouse to re-open By Rob Dowdy
Greenacres Foundation is preparing for a very busy few months. The foundation is set to re-open its greenhouse, built in the 1920s, with a series of events at both the greenhouse and the Greenacres Arts Center. Events Manager Beth Carroll said the greenhouse opens Thursday, April 12, with tours of the newly renovated facility and the arts center’s new exhibit, Blossom II: Art of Flowers. The exhibit features dozens of pieces featuring flowers, and two of the numerous art-
Pennies add up A penny a day can really stack up. Especially when it’s going toward charity. Once again the Indian Hill Middle School Student Council is spearheading a Pennies for Patients fund drive. Each classroom has been given a donation box with the proceeds going to the Pennies for Patients campaign organized by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Full story, A2
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Prior to its renovation, the greenhouse at Greenacres Arts Center was in rough shape. Greenacres Foundation is hosting a grand opening event April 12 to celebrate the numerous repairs. PROVIDED
The Greenacres greenhouse is almost completely remodeled, and will be open to the public beginning April 12. The Greenacres Foundation will host numerous events throughout April to celebrate the renovated greenhouse. PROVIDED ists in the exhibit are from Cincinnati. Carroll said the exhibit will continue for four weeks and will coincide with “grand opening” events at the greenhouse, which is located on the arts center site. Stephen Sehlhorst, director of greenhouse and garden operations, said the greenhouse has been under construction since the summer of 2008 and is nearly ready for the public. “It’s a complete renovation and has been brought up to current greenhouse standards,” Sehlhorst said. Greenacres will also be hosting lectures on “microgreens,” which are small leafed vege-
tables that require very little space, on Thursday, April 19, and a lecture on planting and growing annuals on Friday, April 27. Carroll said as those events are happening, the arts center will be open for visitors as well. “If you come to the greenhouse we’ll encourage you to see the arts center,” Carroll said. As with most events at the arts center, Carroll said all proceeds from opening night will benefit the Greenacres Students Transportation Fund, which pays for transportation for schools that visit the center on field trips.
Get into spring with Indian Hill event By Forrest Sellers firstname.lastname@example.org
The Indian Hill PTO will once again welcome spring with its annual Spring Fling event. The Spring Fling will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Indian Hill Elementary School, 6100 Drake Road. Spring Fling co-chairwoman Cathy LeValley-Norwell, of Symmes Township, said the
event, which is one of the P.T.O.’s biggest fundraisers, is a carnival with all of the traditional elements such as games and other activities. “This is a way to make a lasting memory with your child,” she said about the event. “This is (something) kids look forward to all year.” New games which have been added include: Shark Attack, which is a new spin on the toss
game, scooter racing and a Treasure Dig, in which children will have the opportunity to dig for a treasure chest in the sand. A raffle has also been added this year. Some of the raffle items include a Lego Mania basket, a Webkinz World basket and a Family Game Night basket which will include a video game console. “The focus is on kids,” said Cochairwoman Dana Bridge, of Kenwood. “It’s kids coming and
having fun.” Face painting will once again be part of the event as well as book and bake sales. A lunch will also be available. Advance game and activity tickets are 75 cents and $1 on the day of the event. Raffle tickets can also be bought in advance for $1.50 or $2 on the day of the event. For information, visit the district website at www.ih.k12.oh.us/ es.
Village trail maintenance revenue falls By Rob Dowdy email@example.com
Indian Hill is seeking answers to declining revenue used to maintain the village’s network of bridle trails. The village has seen a significant decrease in bridle trail membership the past several years and that decrease has led to fewer funds the village use to maintain the trails. Indian Hill Village Councilwoman Lindsay McLean said the decline in membership can be attributed to the economy and a “waning” interest in riding in general. However, the village is seeking ways to encourage riders to either renew or obtain licenses or daily passes in order to build the fund that pays for trail maintenance. McLean said signage could be placed at areas where riders park their vehicles before entering the trail as a friendly reminder to obtain a license before using the
Individual membership for Indian Hill bridle trails is $75 for residents, and resident family memberships cost $150 for the first two riders and $15 for each additional family member. For non-residents, membership costs $100 for individuals and $200 for the first two riders in a family and $20 for each additional rider. There is a one-time initiation fee of $150 per rider. For more information, contact the village at 561-6500.
Indian Hill is looking to bolster membership for its bridle trails. The village is considering signage and other reminders to inform those using the trails about licensing. The money obtained through licensing offsets the cost of maintaining the trails. FILE PHOTO trails. Flyers may also be distributed to nearby stables. McLean said she’s also working with Camargo Hunt officials to assist in encouraging riders to get licenses or day passes to use the trails. She said the village could also give warnings and eventually citations to those who consistently use the trails without passes or li-
censes. “We will also utilize the Rangers,” McLean said. Assistant City Manager David Couch said the village budgeted $21,000 this year for maintenance of the village’s approximately 150 miles of bridle trails. He said as the village attempts to increase revenue through licensing there will also be a focus on
keeping maintenance costs down. “We’re looking at ways to be cost-effective,” Couch said. McLean said there’s a possibility the village could focus more attention on the main trails being used while allowing some of the trails that run parallel to oft-used trails to “go back to nature.”
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Indian Hill’s school starting times to remain unchanged By Forrest Sellers firstname.lastname@example.org
A later start time for Indian Hill schools does not seem likely anytime soon. District transportation supervisor Barb Leonard conducted an evaluation of an 8 a.m. start time for the high school and found
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a late start would require seven additional buses. At a cost of about $85,000 per bus and Leonard factoring in other expenses, Leonard said it would cost an estimated $947,752 to implement a late start schedule. “At this time (the district is) not able to accommodate a late start time without additional buses,” said Superintendent Jane Knudson. Leonard said a late start would also impact af-
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ware called Versatrans, which Leonard began using in spring 2011, has saved the district about $100,000 a year. She said the software allowed the district to eliminate 2.5 routes, which amounted to 10.5 fewer daily hours of drive time and 161 fewer miles a day. “I’m thrilled with the savings we’re seeing already with routing software,” said Leonard. The district currently has 35 buses, 10 of which are sub buses used for field trips and to replace buses undergoing maintenance, and 25 contracted bus drivers.
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Ursuline announces Morgan Judd '11 Scholarship In less than two months since her sudden death Dec. 6, an endowed scholarship has been established in the name of the muchloved Morgan Judd, who graduated in 2011 from Ursuline Academy. “Our family has been profoundly touched by the outpouring, love and support of the entire community. Ursuline was such a special, formative part of Morgan’s life, and continues to be an incredible blessing to all of us. We are honored by the opportunity to perpetuate her legacy of grace and compassion by offering a scholarship in her name,” says Morgan's mother, Leigh Judd. Since Morgan's death, Ursuline has received gifts from 51 individuals or groups, and others have made contributions to a fund at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. The Morgan Judd '11 Scholarship is an endowed fund created by the Judd family. All endowed funds must mature for one year prior to being awarded, but the Judd family would like to have a UA student recipient for the 2012-13 school year; therefore they have made a gift to the school for a one-year expendable scholarship. Said Morgan's father, Jerry Judd: "Morgan truly loved Ursuline, especially her wonderful relationships with friends and teachers. We are grateful for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of future Ursuline women through the spirit of our sweet angel Morgan." Morgan, who lived in Hyde Park, was a freshman at Wake Forest University where she performed and competed in dance, and studied business. She was an exceptional dancer at Ursuline as well, and performed at numerous events that called for her talent in ballet, tap, clogging and other dances that she had been doing since seventh-grade.
Judd A student at The Studio for Dance in Blue Ash, Morgan and her dance team competed and performed throughout Ohio, including dancing with the Cincinnati Pops, other venues, and in Windsor, Canada. In addition to dance, Morgan was a fine student who was an AP Scholar with Distinction and she earned several college scholarships. She was well liked by her teachers and peers who considered her a kind and genuine friend, someone who had a contagious smile and kindness she generously shared with others. In addition to her studies, dance and other activities she also cared about those in need by participating in community service both at Ursuline and in Winston-Salem where her college was located. “Morgan was a young woman of great strength and grace. Her smile was a welcome sight to everyone she encountered. We are grateful to the Judd family for allowing us to be a part of Morgan’s life and we are thankful that her legacy will live on at Ursuline Academy, ” Ursuline President Sharon Redmond said. Anyone interested in contributing to the scholarship may do so by contacting Ursuline Development Director Tim Ranaghan at (513) 791-5794 ext. 1222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pennies campaign is not just small change By Forrest Sellers email@example.com
A penny a day can really stack up. Especially when it’s going toward charity. Once again the Indian Hill Middle School Student Council is spearheading a Pennies for Patients fund drive. Each classroom has been given a donation box with the proceeds going to the Pennies for Patients campaign organized by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. “We love the cause because we know every penny counts,” said eighthgrader and Student Council member Allie Satterfield, of Indian Hill. The campaign kicked off Feb. 6 and continues through Feb. 24. In addition to the donation boxes, Student Council members are selling erasers, and teachers are encouraging class participation in a variety of ways.
Indian Hill Middle School Student Council members Mick Oakes, left, and Allie Satterfield are encouraging classmates to give during the school's annual Pennies for Patients fundraising campaign. FORREST SELLERS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
One teacher even vowed to dye her hair pink if her class raised the most money. Last year almost $2,200 was raised. Sixth-grader and Student Council member Mick Oakes, of Kenwood, hopes to exceed that. “(We) hope to raise $2,500,” he said. For Oakes, it’s just a matter of helping out. “We want to make everyone else’s life better.”
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A proposal to build a180unit “urban-design apartment neighborhood” at the former Kutol Products Co. site in Madeira may be moving from the talk to the action phase. Indian Hill businessman Richard Greiwe of Greiwe Development Group, who has been talking to Madeira officials since last year about the project, plans to submit a proposed zone change that would allow the apartments, said City Manager Tom Moeller. Moeller also said Greiwe continues to negotiate with the owner of the five-acre property on Camargo Road – currently zoned for manufacturing – behind Walgreens and near the heart of the city’s downtown. Greiwe, who could not
be reached for comment, originally proposed 200 apartment units. “After they evaluated the property, 200 units would not fit well,” Moeller said. “As well, I suspect their market study may have indicated that 200 units were more than the market would support.” Madeira lost 135 jobs and $70,000 in annual earnings taxes when Kutol Products left the city in February 2011 to move to Sharonville. Developers with ideas for residential, retail and office uses – and combinations of those options – of the space have eyeballed the site where Kutol made hand soap and soap dispensers. “We did have an individual approach us about the zoning for turning the site into an indoor recreation facility - basketball, volley-
An Indian Hill businessman wants to build an apartment neighborhood on the former Kutol Products site in Madeira. JEANNE HOUCK/THE COMMUNITY PRESS ball, etc.,” Moeller said. “At the time, Mr. Greiwe was already in negotiations with the owner. I do not know if they are still interested should Mr. Greiwe’s development not proceed.” Moeller said it does not appear another manufacturer with an interest in the former Kutol Products site
will come forward any time soon. “As well, we have been told by independent commercial developers that the site is not likely to develop into a retail and/or office use anytime in the near future because of the market conditions in this area,” Moeller said.
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Newt Gingrich (Rep.) Jon Huntsman (Rep.) Barack Obama (Dem.) Ron Paul (Rep.) Rick Perry (Rep.) Mitt Romney (Rep.) Rick Santorum (Rep.)
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First district Newt Gingrich (Rep.) Jon Huntsman (Rep.) Ron Paul (Rep.) Rick Perry (Rep.) Mitt Romney (Rep.) Rick Santorum (Rep.) Second district Newt Gingrich (Rep.) Jon Huntsman (Rep.) Ron Paul (Rep.) Rick Perry (Rep.) Mitt Romney (Rep.) Rick Santorum (Rep.)
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Russell P. Bliss Jr. (Write-In) (Rep.) Sherrod Brown (Dem.) Joseph Rosario Demare (Write-In) (Green) David W. Dodt (Rep.) John Fockler (Write-In) (Lib.) Donna K. Glisman (Rep.) Eric Lamont Gregory (Rep.) Josh Mandel (Rep.)
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Moeller said Greiwe’s proposed apartment neighborhood would have an estimated value of $17 million to $20 million. “While a high-density development such as this may not be perceived to fit the single-family housing ‘character’ of Madeira, it may well be the highest and
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best use for a property like this,” Moeller said. “Greiwe Development Group is the same developer who is building the higher-density housing in Mariemont on Miami Road and Mariemont Avenue.” While it remains to be formalized, Greiwe and his development partner, North American Properties, also are the “intended developers” of a project that includes luxury apartments plus retailers and other commercial businesses at Loveland Station and a portion of nearby Third Street in Loveland, according to Gary Vidmar, assistant Loveland city manager. Loveland Station is a three-acre site slated for re-development on the west side of Second Street between W. Loveland Avenue and Broadway Street. Tenants have yet to be secured.
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Cottage proposal scuttled in Madeira By Jeanne Houck email@example.com
MADEIRA — A proposal
to build a half dozen cottages in downtown Madeira has been scuttled. Madeira City Council recently voted 7-0 not to approve a new zoning district that would have allowed Landquest Services to build six cottages in the 2,000 square-foot to 2,400 square-foot range on Euclid Avenue, just west of the Madeira fire station on Miami Avenue. “City Council did not believe the creation of a ‘transitional residential zone’ on this property was consistent with the overall land-
use plan of the city,” said Madeira City Manager Tom Moeller. Landquest Services was established in July 2011 and lists Randy Green of Indian Hill as its agent. He could not immediately be reached for comment. Moeller said, “The developer has not expressed an interest in any other property in the city.” Mayor Rick Brasington said it is questionable whether the Euclid Avenue property is a transitional property, as the zone change would require. "It has been a traditional residential piece in the past and nothing has changed in that regard to think of it
otherwise," Brasington said. "It is also outside of the central business district triangle of Miami Avenue, Euclid Avenue and Camargo Road and does not abut the business district itself. Landquest Services ran into opposition in Madeira soon after submitting a plan to build as many as seven cottages as high as 35 feet and set back 10 feet from the rear property line. The company subsequently submitted a revised plan to build no more than six cottages at a maximum height of 28 feet, set back 40 feet from the rear property line.
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Indian Hill students get power from pen INDIAN HILL — The Indian Hill Middle School Power of the Pen teams won first place in the district level competition. Both the seventh- and eighthgrade teams took home firstplace trophies. The Middle School students competed against 24 other schools. This was the largest district level competition in the state. Participants competed in three rounds of writing. Each round consists of students responding to a writing prompt that’s not known in advance. Students then have 40 minutes to craft a full narrative. The emphasis is upon creative writing skills. The prompts are carefully
Indian Hill Middle School seventh-grade Power of the Pen team celebrates a first-place finish. THANKS TO MARTHA CARROLL STEPHEN
The Indian Hill Middle School eighth-grade power of the pen team celebrates a first-place finish. THANKS TO MARTHA CARROLL STEPHEN
crafted to require the imaginative use of skills that should be found in every creative writer's toolbox.
All Indian Hill Middle School team members qualified to compete at the regional competition at Princeton Middle School on
Sara Price, Mrinal Singh, Laney Myers and Claire Stewart finished in the top 20 out of almost 300 writers.
March 17. Qualifiers from that tournament will move on to the state championship in May.
Indian Hill artists awarded at competition INDIAN HILL — Sixteen students from Indian Hill High School recently received 22 awards at the 2012 Scholastic Art competition. Winning student artwork consists of pieces from several categories, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, and photography. Indian Hill High School teachers Mary Golubieski, Adam Wolter, and Julie Pfieffer submit student art work annually for the Scholastic Awards. Golubieski said, "This is the highest number of awards our students have received. We are thrilled that our students' art work will be displayed at the Scholastic Art exhibition." The Scholastic Art Awards have been recognizing and encouraging excellence in the visual arts throughout the United States for more than 80 years. The Central Ohio Regional Competition of the Scholastic Art Awards is hosted by the Columbus College of Art and Design. Award-winning students are recognized with Key Awards. The Silver Key Award denotes regional honors; artworks receiving a Gold Key Award go on to compete at the national level. The following Indian Hill High School students won awards:
The French Playgroup with a Purpose dances in the recent SpotLight 2012 talent show for Indian Hill Primary and Elementary School students, winning over the audience again with their French-Americano rendition of “Twist” popularized by Chubby Checker and Petula Clark. The kids performed on stage at the Indian Hill High School Theater. THANKS TO MIKE SUM
Children at the Indian Hill Primary and Elementary schools recently won over audiences during the Spotlight talent show.
Gold Key Award
» Amelia Hall - painting » Corinne Hardy - drawing
Silver Key Award
» Wells Coalfleet, printmaking » Tyler Cobb, ceramics » Corinne Hardy, drawing » Kara Korengel, printmaking » Blakely Linz, drawing » Mackenzie Owen, painting » Kate Sewell, photography » Philip Spatz, photography » Natalie Thorsen, drawing
Honorable Mention Award
» Rebecca Eaton, ceramics » Laura Freeman, painting » Kaitlyn Gottdiner, printmaking » Corinne Hardy, printmaking » Ellie Johnston, drawing » Annie Myers, mixed media » Philip Spatz, photography » Natalie Thorsen, drawing » Natalie Thorsen, drawing » Jayne Zurek, painting » Jayne Zurek, printmaking
Girls getting ready to go on stage in the Indian Hill Primary and Elementary schools Spotlight talent show are Sydney Sawyers, Christine Reinhart, Sophie Sawyers, Abigail Sanders, Merrill Watson, Skyler Robinson, Sarah Beck, Corinne O'Dell, Francesca Kong, Caroline Reinhart, Louise Shoney, Hayden Flynn, Keira Flynn and Jessi Robinson. THANKS TO MIKE SUM
Getting ready to perform in the Spotlight talent show are, from left, Zach Rosenbaum, Shayon Bhattacharya, Henry Kohnen, Declan O'Dell, Drew Heinichen and Andrew Rosenbaum. THANKS TO MIKE SUM
HONOR ROLLS ST. URSULA ACADEMY
The following students have earned honors for the first quarter of 20112012.
Sophomores – Monica Glaescher, Mia Poston, Catherine Redden, Lindsay Tatman and Madeline Upham. Juniors – Ellen Upham
The following students have earned honors for the first quarter of 20112012.
First Honors - Jacqueline Healey, Ellen Hinkley, Katherine Melink, Sydney Ruehlmann and Katherine Woodall. Second Honors - Megan Banfield
Freshmen – Catherine Hidy and Florence Shanley. Sophomores – Madeline Huster and Margaret McIlvenna. Juniors – Erica Floyd, Anna Hellman, Libby Nawalaniec and Kristen Ney. Seniors – Victoria Hodges, Victoria Knueven and Kerry Ulm.
Honors - Maria Geisler and Julia Kokenge.
Freshmen – Laura Proffitt
ler, Caroline Greiwe, Madeline Grossi, Elisabeth Jung, Caroline Kirk, Mary McGraw, Zenab Saeed, Meredith Schmitt and Elizabeth Woodall.
Honors - Samantha Fry, Hanna Geis-
First Honors - Marisa Reddy, Amanda Rolfes and Noor Saeed. Second Honors - Lana Bonekemper
COLLEGE CORNER President’s list
Abigail Leigh Francisco, of Indian Hill, was recently named to the president’s list at Clemson University. She is a junior majoring in civil engineering. This semester she is studying abroad at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
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Dominant Ursuline makes wake at state
By Nick Dudukovich firstname.lastname@example.org
BLUE ASH — This is what Ursuline Academy swimmers wait for all year. Sure, dual meets, the league championships and the first two rounds of the postseason are competitive, but state is what it’s all about. And the Lions didn’t disappoint as the squad left its mark on the state championships, which were at Canton’s C.T. Branin Natatorium Feb. 22-25. Ursuline placed second in the team standings, while junior Bridget Blood (100 breaststroke, 200 IM) and sophomore Emily Slabe (100 backstroke) won individual state championships. In relays, Slabe, Blood, senior Corinne Jenkins and sophomore Temarie Tomley cruised to a second straight championship in the 200 medley event and set a state meet record for a second straight day. They finished in 1:42.51, nearly three seconds ahead of second-place Upper Arlington (1:45.15). Ursuline had set the previous record of 1:42.98 in the preliminary round Friday. “This was by far the fastest we’ve gone all season,” Jenkins said. “It felt great. And the energy is great because we’ve got all the girls behind us and that helps so much.” The performances cement Ursuline’s standing as one of the state’s top swimming programs.
Indian Hill senior Nicole Bell has repeated as the Cincinnati Hills League player of the year after leading the Lady Braves into the tournament. The CHL's top scorer will play college ball at Ball State. SCOTT SPRINGER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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Ursuline Academy's Bridget Blood, left, Corrine Jenkins, and Temarie Tomley cheer and check the board as teammate Emily Slabe finishes the team’s first-place time in the 200-yard medley relay during the Division I swimming and diving championships at Canton’s C.T. Branin Natatorium Feb. 25. GARY LANDERS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS The Lions went to state as the district champion – a title the school’s claimed for three of the past five seasons. Earlier in the year, the Lions picked up their 28th Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League championship. Ursuline head coach Brad Isham believes the program’s history gives his swimmers a sense of pride in the pool. “There is a lot of pride and they take it seriously to represent Ursluine well and to have the success that is expected being at Ursuline,” he said. The championships and team standing vindcated the
efforts put forth during the 2011-2012 campaign, according to Isham. “These girls put in a whole lot of hard work...,” he said. Slabe was voted the meet’s top swimmer as she defended her back backstroke championship. “I was just going in really confident. Last year I was all nerves because I was this little freshman. This year I was really confident. I knew I had girls that were gunning for me, but I stayed confident and I swam my own race.”
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Wrestling The following wrestlers advanced to the state meet in Columbus from the area district competitions Feb. 24-25: Division I » Moeller won the district championship at Fairfield. Advancing to the state meet March 1-3 are: Conner Ziegler, 106 pounds; Tyler Ziegler, 126-pound champion; Joey Ward, 132-pound champion; Dean Meyer, 145; Dakota Sizemore, 152; Michael Blum, 170; Quinton Rosser, 182; and Chalmer Frueauf, 220. Qualifying as alternates are: Andrew Mendel, 120; Jerry Thornberry, 195; and Eric Lally, 285.
Division I » Moeller beat Hamilton 61-37 on Feb. 25 at the DI sectional at
Lakota West. It was Crusaders’ coach Carl Kremer’s 400th career win. Junior Josh Davenport led Moeller with 16 points.
Division II sectional » Indian Hill routed Aiken 7026 as senior Nicole Bell had 24 points at Withrow High School Feb. 21. Bell was named the Division II district player of the year Feb. 22 and was joined on the first team by senior Sara Arington. On Feb. 25, Indian Hill’s season ended with a 60-42 loss to Mount Healthy in the DII sectional final. Nicole Bell scored 26 points in her final game.
» Moeller beat Worthington Kilbourne in the first round of the state playoffs Feb. 19, 7-1. The Crusaders’ season came to a close Feb. 25 with a 5-2 loss to Olentangy.
Indian Hill takes an entourage to Canton By Scott Springer firstname.lastname@example.org
INDIAN HILL — The long red line toward Canton left Feb. 22 on schedule. It sounds like a train route, but it was actually Indian Hill’s traditional motorcade that traverses Interstates 71, 70 and 77 on yearly basis for the state swimming and diving meet. Gretchen Bloomstrom is the conductor of the chlorine convoy that sprung into action with the diving competition upon arrival. The first splashes for Indian Hill were by their young divers, freshman Katherine Arnold and sophomore Cassie Wegryn, the current and past Cincinnati Hills League divers of the year. “We have not had two Indian Hill divers at state in years!” Bloomstrom proclaimed. Wegryn and Arnold finished eighth and ninth respectively in the Division II finals, with Wegryn edging Arnold 344.85 to 344.80. Following the diving, Indian Hill’s swimmers took center stage. The defending state 200 individual medley champ Mack Rice was back in that arduous race as
Indian Hill High School's Alexandra Tracy swims to a second-place finish during the women's 100-yard backstroke in the Division II Ohio State High School Swimming and Diving Championships. GARY LANDERS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
well as the 100 backstroke, something he didn’t attempt until postseason. Rice didn’t disappoint in the 200 IM, blowing away his own state record and winning in 1:49.23. All things considered, a
second-place finish in the 100 backstroke at 50.17 was also extremely impressive. “Mack was fully tapered and ready to go,” Bloomstrom said. Rice also teamed up with his brother (sophomore Drew), sophomore Noah Brackenbury and freshman Sam Vester in the 200 medley relay for the Braves. The youngest, Vester, broke 23 seconds in his freestyle leg at districts (22.84) for the first time all year. In the finals, the Braves medley team took fifth place at 1:38.16. On the girls’ side, many of the Lady Braves made dramatic time drops to get to the C.T. Branin Natatorium. Xanna Tracy broke two district meet records in the 50 free and 100 back. Two-time CHL swimmer of the year Hannah Vester, was under five minutes in the 500 free and her sophomore sister, Sarah, moved on in the 100 back and 200 free. Last year’s CHL swimmer of the year, Elizabeth Heinbach swam faster in the 200 IM and 500 free at districts than she did a year ago and Rachel McGoff, Maddie Slattery and Delaney Smith were extremely fast in Ox-
Indian Hill High School's Mack Rice swims butterfly enroute to his win in the 200-yard individual medley during the men's Division II 2012 Ohio State High School Swimming and Diving Championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton Feb. 24. GREG LANDERS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS ford. At Canton, the junior Tracy took second in the 100 backstroke at 55.75 and third in the 50 free. Senior Hannah Vester was fourth in the 500 free and fifth in the 200 and senior Elizabeth Heinbach placed eighth in the 200 IM. In addition, all three Lady Braves relays made the finals with the 200 medley team of sophomores Rachel McGoff and Delaney Smith, junior Tracy and senior Hannah Vester placing fifth. Also making finals individually were freshman Grace Stimson and sophomore Sarah Vester in the 100 backstroke, while senior
Hamiter highlights Moeller trip By Scott Springer email@example.com
MONTGOMERY — Moeller head coach Bill Whatley had swimmers in nearly every Division I final the evening of Feb. 25, but the highlight event was the100 backstroke. That’s when Moeller senior Harry Hamiter ripped through
the waters of the C.T. Branin Natatorium 100 yards backwards quicker than his seven opponents in the final. In 50.53 seconds, Hamiter realized a dream and brought home a state title to the school off Montgomery Road. “That’s been his goal since he got here, all four years,” Whatley said. Hamiter went out with a 24.39
split and held off competitors from Beavercreek, Lancaster and St. Xavier. “It was a fairly close race,” Whatley said. “There was a tie for second and a guy right behind them for third, but Harry broke ahead of them.” It was a busy meet for Hamiter, who also was on Moeller’s 200 and 400 freestyle and 200 medley re-
lay teams. The 200 quartet finished 14th, while the group of Hamiter and fellow seniors Matt Hobler, Christian Josephson and Christian Foos placed sixth in the 200 medley and seventh in the 400 free. “He was in all three relays and he was first in all three relays,” Whatley said. “He had a great last meet.”
Heinbach finished ninth in the 500 free. “I am so impressed with how our girls stepped up and swam,” Bloomstrom said. The goal on the weekend of Feb. 24-25 was a top three finish. The Lady Braves did one better and finished second to Gates Mills Hawken. “Our girls team has not been this strong since at least 2005,” Bloomstrom said. “The number of school records we were breaking, along with the individual number of qualifiers and the relay seeds we had going into state are the best in Indian Hill history.”
Other individual efforts included Christian Josephson’s fifth-place finish in the100 fly, Hobler was 16th in the 50 free and freshman Kevin George was 16th and 13th in the 200 and 500 freestyle, respectively. After the workman-like performance, the Moeller’s celebration plans were pretty simple. “Drive back to Cincinnati in the snow!” Whatley said laughing.
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Author: New superintendent must embrace technology digital future that enormously expands what students learn, and how they achieve mastery. The emerging technologies self-adapt themselves to individual student needs in ways unimaginable barely a decade ago. What’s changed? Why now? • Newspapers, magazines and textbooks are giving way to words and images on computer screens, ebook readers, and mobile devices. Fred • Top-down Sanborn COMMUNITY PRESS communication channels (think GUEST COLUMNIST broadcast TV) are flattening out into peer-topeer networks (think Skype and you-are-there iPhone images of tyrants butchering citizens). • College-level courses at MIT and many other universities are available to all, 24/7, over the Internet. • Oral arguments before the five justices of the Ohio Supreme Court in Columbus can be viewed anywhere, anytime. • China’s Temple of Heaven in Beijing? A couple of keystrokes, and it’s on your monitor. • Need to practice French? A few swipes of your tablet screen and you’re laughing at a Paris sitcom or reflecting on Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the Peo-
ple at the Louvre. When I was growing up in NYC in the 1930s, my world was 10 blocks long and five blocks wide. Everything west of the Hudson River was Mystery. Somewhere to the east was Europe, whatever that was. Now, 80 years later, I roam the globe from my desk. Next door is an effervescent Italian couple from Rome. My younger son taught English in Kyoto. My older son co-founded a software startup in Hong Kong. A grandson speaks fluent Mandarin. Two other grandsons feel at home in Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Cologne. My younger granddaughter was smitten with Berlin. What will their world be like when they’re my age? What about their grandchildren? Our challenge is to imagine the digital world that’s racing toward us. We must prepare our daughters and sons to embrace it intelligently and creatively. This extraordinary expansion of the universe is why our new superintendent must have the vision, the mindset, and the skillset to develop a technology-rich learning environment that empowers students to thrive in the gigabyte future that beckons them. Fred Sanborn has been an Indian Hill resident since 1965.
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With the pending retirement of Dr. Knudson, superintendent of Indian Hill Schools, and the recruiting of her replacement, the stars have aligned themselves for a paradigm shift in student learning. Under Dr. Knudson’s leadership a solid foundation has been built for transitioning from teacher-centric classrooms toward student-centered, digitally-enriched learning. Our schools are networked and linked electronically. Parents, students, teachers, and staff email seamlessly 24/7. The infrastructure is in place, its use is welcomed by all. Dr. Knudson, her Director of Technology Arline Pique, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Ault, and a growing core of forward-looking teachers, have brought us to this threshold. Now we can discern the path ahead. Learning, of course, is the core mission of a school. Laptop and tablet computers are in use at Indian Hill in an increasing number of settings to engage students, deliver content, provide remediation and advanced instruction, and liberate teachers to function as mentors and gurus. There’s even talk of the “flipped classroom,” in which lessons in digital form are studied at home, and then discussed and reinforced in school the next day. These are glimpses into a
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“I am not too concerned with the election process as much as I am with the lack of quality candidates.” D.D. “I would enact legislation that would require that primaries be held on the same date in all states, so that early returns in those places where the elections are held earlier in the year would not have such an unfair impact on the outcome.” Bill B. “Lots! Clearly this process was designed when the only way to get your message out was travel by horseback or iron horse. Then it needed to be protracted. “Today the message is disseminated by TV and the Internet, so we can contract it to a month at the most. Lots of advantages. It would clearly be one message for the nation, not a message that is honed for a particular state, yet heard everywhere so that we don't know for sure what a candidate believes because all of them have 50 different spins. “Also, it would be a whole lot cheaper, so the mega-donors to the PACs could pay the difference into the federal coffers and help the deficit a little bit and I could stop muting their ads. “If we took the same steps with the general election process, then we could reasonably expect our government to spend far more time working on the nation's problems, and far less in campaign mode.” D.R.
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it. How else can we weed out the less desirable candidates and end up with one that has a chance to beat the opposing party's choice? Plus, all that advertising is good for the economy.” P.C. “I'm not sure if this is within the scope of your question, but I would like to see that in all elections picture identification is required as well as proof of citizenship for those not born in the U.S. (I would like to know that this is required for all entitlement programs as well!) “In addition to this, I think a signature should be required to a document stating that no compensation of any sort has been received in exchanged for his/ her vote, giving pause to engaging in such an act. “Finally, I don't think that the amount of personal finances and that of contributions should control the end result of the process. What would it be like, I wonder, if each candidate had the same amount to run his/her campaign with? I'd very much feel more comfortable and confident if that were the case.” S.N.
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OFFICIALS DIRECTORY LOCAL Indian Hill Village Council Village of Indian Hill: 6525 Drake Road. Phone: 561-6500. Web site: www.ihill.org. Mayor Mark Tullis; Vice Mayor Keith Rabenold; council members Molly Barber, Daniel J. Feigelson, Mark Kuenning, Lindsay McLean, and Laura Raines. City Manager Michael W. Burns; Assistant City Manager David M. Couch; Chief of Police Chuck Schlie; City Solicitor Donald L. Crain; Clerk-Comptroller Paul C. Riordan; Fire Chief Steven Ashbrock; Public Works Superintendent John Davis; Tax Commissioner Constance Eberhart; Water Works Superintendent John Davis.
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THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
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PEOPLE | IDEAS | RECIPES
The laughs come easy and often including during this dance number with Bialystock's "old lady investors" and their walkers. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Big laughs coming to LSC with 'The Producers'
By Chuck Gibson
aughs should come early and often when the curtain opens for the Loveland Stage Company production of Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” starting March 9. Whether they’ve seen the 1968 film with Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, or the 2005 version with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, the audience will recognize the story of a flopping producer, turned con-man, turned successful producer again. The LSC presentation is produced by Pat Furterer and directed by Tom Cavano, with set design by Deirdre Dyson, choreography by Marjory Clegg and music direction by John Nixon. “It is 100 percent laughter. There is nothing serious about this show at all,” Cavano said. “I hope the first laugh is the moment the curtain opens. The last laugh will happen about four or five days later after you leave the theater. You go: ‘Did they really say that, did that really happen?’ and you get that chuckle that comes.” Cavano is excited about directing a show which was a “smash hit” on Broadway. The show broke all kinds of records for awards. This is the regional premier production by a community theater group. It is a big production for Loveland Stage Company. “It is a huge challenge for us. It is such a dynamic show with a lot going on,” Cavano said. “Big characters, big scene changes, big dance numbers and a big cast.” Making those big scene changes quickly is critical to the flow of the "The Producers" director Tom Cavano, choreographer Marjory Clegg, and producer Pat Furterer look on during a rehearsal for the production which opens March 9 at the Loveland Stage Company Theatre. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS
ABOUT THE SHOW Mel Brooks’ “The Producers” presented by the Loveland Stage Company » Evening performances: March 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17 » Matinee performances: March 11 & 18 » Evening showtime: 7:30 pm » Sunday matinees: 3 p.m. » Theater is at 111 S. Second St. (State Route 48) in Loveland » All tickets are $15 » Order tickets on the website, or call 513-443-4LSC (4572) More at: www.lovelandstagecompany.org
show. Cavano is counting on the set design of Dyson and stage management of Glenna Knaap to keep things moving. Choreographer Marjory Clegg said: “There’s a lot of big numbers. There are a lot of people on stage. There are a lot of dancers.” Clegg faced the challenge of teaching “some non-dancers” how to dance, but said, “They’re cooperating and doing very well. A lot of it is movement, but a lot of it they had to learn to do. It’s been very exciting.” She thinks audiences will be most excited by either “Springtime for Hitler” or the opening number: “I Want to be a Producer.” Lots of people on stage won’t take the spotlight off the four key characters. “There is no small part in this show. Obviously we focus on Max and Leo, Roger de Bris, Carmen and Ulla. Everybody wants to see Ulla,” Cavano
Kari King delivers a sexy Ulla, the secretary/receptionist with "confidence and amazing beauty" said director Tom Cavano. CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS With Justin Thompson out front as Leo Blum, some of the Loveland Stage Company cast rehearses one of the "Big" dance numbers for the upcoming production of "The Producers." CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Justin Thompson as Leo Blum and Dave Marcus as Max Bialystock rehearse their role as the two lead characters in Loveland Stage Company's production of Mel Brooks' "The Producers.” CHUCK GIBSON/FOR THE COMMUNITY PRESS
said about the sexy secretary played by Kari King. “Ulla has to look amazingly hot. Kari delivers it with absolute confidence and strength and beauty that are amazing to have her on the stage.” Promotional materials for the show advise parental discretion due to the adult humor. “I am playing Ulla, who is the secretary slash receptionist,” King said. “It’s a little bit mischievous. It’s been a good time.” Having a lead part is new for King who made her first appearance with LSC last fall in “Funny Girl.” “Having a part in it is great,” she said. “The show is hilarious.” The characters exaggerate the stereotypes of Broadway. “It is so much fun for us to play these characters because they’re everything you always wanted, but were never allowed to do,” said Cavano. The lead role of Max Bialystock is played
by Dave Marcus who, Cavano said, “is just a really dynamic guy, just absorbed into this character and having a lot of fun bringing Max to life. It’s fun to see.” Justin Thompson transforms the timid weak accountant role of Leo Blum into memorable laughs. Steve Suddendorf plays Roger de Bris as the flamboyant, openly gay Hitler. His entrance “stops the show,” Cavano said. “It is one of the funniest moments in the show.” The supporting cast will deliver a lot of funny moments too. Veteran of the LSC stage Matt Schiesl brings his own “personal flare” to keep the laughs coming as Carmen. Newcomer to the Loveland stage Joodi Archer is having fun as one of Max’s “old lady investors” and said, “It’s been great. They get amazing support from the community. They get the support of the audiences. I think it’s great for community theater.” Great audience support is exactly what Cavano is hoping will sell out all seven shows scheduled. After all, it’s a Mel Brooks comedy with laughs for everyone. “This is a show that can appeal to everybody’s sense of humor,” King said. “You have to play close attention to some of the small minor things, but it is just a riot. It makes fun of everybody, so hang on tight to your seat because it’s gonna be a rough ride.”
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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, MARCH 1 Art Exhibits Art at Twin Lakes by Queen City Art Club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Twin Lakes at Montgomery, 9840 Montgomery Road, Opening reception is free and refreshments will be served. Free. Presented by Queen City Art Club. 895-1383; www.queencityartclub.org. Montgomery.
Business Seminars The Benefits of Hosted & Managed IT: Executive Presentation & SMB Panel Discussion, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Full Service Networking, 9987 Carver Road, Hear directly from your peers about advantages of Hosted and Managed IT, a model that lowers IT costs and mitigates the risk of losing critical data by outsourcing the management of your computer network to a trusted business partner. Free. Reservations required. 782-4208; www.fullservice.net. Blue Ash.
Music - Blues Sonny’s Solo Blues, 7-11 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 6405 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, 697-9705; www.mamavitas.com. Loveland.
On Stage - Comedy Doug Stanhope, 8 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, Ages 18 and up. $16. Stand-up comedian. Special engagement. No coupons or passes accepted. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.
On Stage - Student Theater Footloose, 7:30-10 p.m., Madeira High School, 7465 Loannes Drive, Medert Auditorium. Spring musical, directed by Dianna Davis. $10. Through March 3. 891-8222. Madeira.
Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Room 31. Literature discussion group. Family friendly. Free, donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. Through March 29. 800-0164. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, Book discussion group. Open to everyone who desires healthy loving relationships. Donations accepted. Presented by Codependents Anonymous Inc. 673-0174. Blue Ash.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2 Art Exhibits Art at Twin Lakes by Queen City Art Club, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Twin Lakes at Montgomery, Free. 895-1383; www.queencityartclub.org. Montgomery.
Art Openings Just Add Water, 6-10 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., The Gallery. Exhibit of recent works by artists in Nancy Nordloh
Madeira High School is performing "Footloose" from 7:30-10 p.m., Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2; and from 2-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m., Saturday, March 3, in Medert Auditorium, 7465 Loannes Drive, Madeira. The musical is directed by Dianna Davis. Tickets are $10. Call 891-8222. PROVIDED Neville’s painting class. Exhibit continues through March 25. Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.
Dining Events Fish Fry-Days, 5-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, 8815 E. Kemper Road, Includes fried fish, fish sandwich, shrimp, salmon and child’s dinners, soup, sides, desserts, sodas and beer. Carryout and drive thru available, drinks not included. Benefits Youth ministry’s summer mission trip. $5-$10. Through March 16. 489-8815; www.goodshepherd.org. Montgomery. Dinner with Salsa Friends, 8-10 p.m., Cactus Pear Southwest Bistro, 9500 Kenwood Road, Private Room. Group dinner held on the first Friday of the month. $10. Presented by MidwestLatino. 791-4424; www.midwestlatino.com. Blue Ash. Fish Fry, 5-8 p.m., St. Columban School, 896 Oakland Road, 683-7903; www.stcolumban.org. Loveland.
Music - Blues Sonny Moorman Group, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Shady O’Grady’s Pub, 9443 Loveland-Madeira Road, 791-2753. Symmes Township.
On Stage - Comedy Doug Stanhope, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, Ages 18 and up. $22. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.
On Stage - Student Theater Footloose, 7:30-10 p.m., Madeira High School, $10. 891-8222. Madeira.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3 Art Exhibits Just Add Water, 1-4 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, 6980 Cambridge Ave., The Gallery. Works of artists in Nancy Nordloh Neville’s painting class. Free. Through March 25. 2723700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.
Benefits Dinner, Art and Wine for Canines, 6-10 p.m., Receptions Banquet and Conference Center Loveland, 10681 Loveland Madeira Road, Wine tasting, art showing, dinner, auction and raffle with keynote speaker Tina Mooney and Stone, service dog team, “Building a Life You Like Even When it’s Not the One You Wanted.” Benefits Circle Tail Inc. $450 table of 10; $90 for two, $50 single. Presented by Circle Tail Inc. 877-3325; www.circletail.org. Loveland.
Experiencing the Grail, Noon-3:30 p.m., Grailville Retreat and Program Center, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Through conversations, music, hands-on activities, and multimedia presentation of The Grail’s history, participants deepen their understanding of how The Grail and Grailville manifest their vision of spiritual search, social transformation, ecological sustainability and the release of women’s creative energy. Includes lunch. $10. Reservations required. 683-2340; www.grailville.org. Loveland.
Exercise Classes TRX Bootcamp, 9:15-10:15 a.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Designed for the intermediate to advanced exerciser. Total body workout, bootcamp style. $6-$15. Registration required. 985-0900; www.trihealthpavilion.com. Montgomery.
Health / Wellness
Open Dance and Alumni Bash, 8-11 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel Blue Ash, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Music by DJ Rodney. Benefits Parents Without Partners family activities. $8. Presented by Parents Without Partners Cincinnati. 937-430-7664; www.pwp203.org. Blue Ash.
Wellness Expo, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Health screenings, physician-led lectures, exercise equipment and group fitness demonstrations, programs for families, booth representatives from local organizations, raffle prizes and more. Free. 985-6707; www.trihealthpavilion.com. Montgomery. Diabetes Conversation Maps Sessions, 10 a.m.-noon, Lisa Larkin, M.D. & Associates, 4460 Red Bank Road, Suite 100, Theme: What is diabetes? What do I do about it? Small group discussions of Type 2 diabetes led by Jan Kellogg, certified diabetes educator. Family friendly. $30 for four sessions; $10 per session. 271-5111. Madisonville.
Cooking Classes Healthy Cooking Classes, Noon-1:30 p.m., Peachy’s Health Smart, 7400 Montgomery Road, Peachy Seiden discusses nutrition and health while preparing two delicious, simple and easy meals. Ages 18 and up. $30. Registration required. 315-3943; www.peachyshealthsmart.com. Silverton.
Music - Classical Cincinnati Community Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Saviour United Methodist Church, 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Bob Conda, piano soloist. Dr. Gerald R. Doan, conductor. Free parking. Free. Presented by Cincinnati Community Orchestra. 325-5385; www.cincinnaticommunityorchestra.org. Montgomery.
On Stage - Comedy Doug Stanhope, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Go Bananas, Ages 21 and up. $22. 984-9288; www.gobananascomedy.com. Montgomery.
On Stage - Student Theater Footloose, 2-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m., Madeira High School, $10. 891-8222. Madeira.
SUNDAY, MARCH 4 Art Exhibits Just Add Water, 1-4 p.m., Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center, Free. 272-3700; www.womansartclub.com. Mariemont.
Auditions The 2012 Cincinnati Home & Garden Show continues through Sunday, March 4, at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Show hours are noon-9 p.m. Feb. 29-March 2; 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. March 3; and 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. March 4. Admission is $12, free for children 13 and younger. For more information, visit www.hartproductions.com. Pictured at last year’s Cincinnati Home & Garden Show are Catherine Shafer and her son, Christian. FILE PHOTO
Disney’s My Son Pinocchio: Geppetto’s Musical Tale Auditions, 1:30-5 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, 4309 Cooper Road, With music by Steven Schwartz and including classic favorites "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "I’ve Got No Strings"
ABOUT CALENDAR To submit calendar items, go to www.cincinnati.com and click on “Share!” Send digital photos to firstname.lastname@example.org along with event information. Items are printed on a spaceavailable basis with local events taking precedence. Deadline is two weeks before publication date. To find more calendar events, go to www.cincinnati.com and choose from a menu of items in the Entertainment section on the main page. from the Disney movie. Parts for all ages including speaking roles, singing solos and featured dancers. Production dates: June 7-10 and 13-16. Free. Presented by East Side Players. Through March 11. 791-1153; www.esptheater.org. Blue Ash.
Festivals Wild West Purim Fest, 3-5 p.m., Mayerson JCC, 8485 Ridge Road, The Pickled Brothers Wild West Style Sideshow, mechanical bull for children, old-fashioned family photos and traditional Purim carnival with Western twist. For Jewish families with children ages 12 and under. Family friendly. Free. Registration required. Presented by Shalom Family. 703-3343. Amberley Village.
MONDAY, MARCH 5 Health / Wellness Fit FORE Golf, 6-7 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Weekly through April 23. Small group personal training program focusedon golf-specific exercises and stretching. $160-$199. Registration required. 985-0900; www.trihealthpavilion.com. Montgomery.
Karaoke and Open Mic Acoustic Open Mic, 7-10 p.m., Shady O’Grady’s Pub, 9443 Loveland-Madeira Road, Hosted by Bob Cushing. 791-2753. Symmes Township.
TUESDAY, MARCH 6 Health / Wellness Meditation for Everyone, 7:15-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Edwards, PhD, BCN - Optimal Mind, 9380 Main St., Suite 4, Indoors. Meditation instruction and ongoing practice support provided by Dr. Lawrence Edwards. Benefits Anam Cara Foundation. Free, donations accepted. Registration not required. Presented by Anam Cara Foundation. 439-9668; www.anamcarafoundation.org. Montgomery.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 Why Can’t I Sleep?, 6-7 p.m., TriHealth Fitness and Health Pavilion, 6200 Pfeiffer Road, Experts promote importance of sleep. $30-$60. Registration required. 985-0900; www.trihealthpavilion.com. Montgomery.
THURSDAY, MARCH 8 Dining Events Cincinnati International Wine Festival Winery Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood, 10808 Montgomery Road, Visiting winemakers from around the world join area’s finest chefs in own restaurants to create multi-course dining and wine-tasting experience. Ages 21 and up. $150.
Registration required, available online. Presented by Cincinnati International Wine Festival. 489-1212; www.winefestival.com. Sycamore Township. Cincinnati International Wine Festival Winery Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Embers, 8170 Montgomery Road, Visiting winemakers from around the world join area’s finest chefs in own restaurants to create multi-course dining and wine-tasting experience. Ages 21 and up. $150. Registration required, available online. Presented by Cincinnati International Wine Festival. 984-8090; www.winefestival.com. Madeira.
Health / Wellness Baby’s Amazing Journey, 6:45 p.m., Bethesda North Hospital, 10500 Montgomery Road, Workshop helps parents navigate the waters of infancy by offering strategies for dealing with typical eating, sleeping and fussiness issues, as well as tips to guide you through developmental milestones. $35 per couple. Registration required. 475-4500; www.trihealth.com. Montgomery.
Music - Blues Sonny’s Solo Blues, 7-11 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 697-9705; www.mamavitas.com. Loveland.
Schools Prospective Student Open House, 6-7:30 p.m., Silverton Paideia Academy, 6829 Stewart Road, Currently enrolling for 2012-2013 academic years in all grades. Meet students, staff, key community members and education partners to see what makes Silverton Paideia unlike any other school in Ohio. Free. 363-5400; silverton.cps-k12.org. Silverton.
Support Groups Codependents Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, Free, donations accepted. 800-0164. Montgomery. Codependents Anonymous, Noon-1 p.m., Blue Ash Presbyterian Church, Donations accepted. 673-0174. Blue Ash.
FRIDAY, MARCH 9 Dining Events Fish Fry-Days, 5-8 p.m., The Community of the Good Shepherd, $5-$10. 489-8815; www.good-shepherd.org. Montgomery. Boy Scout Triple Nickel Fish Fry, 5-7 p.m., St. Gertrude School, 6543 Miami Ave., Cafeteria. Eat in or carryout. Dinner includes choice of fish, fish sandwich, or cheese pizza; with fries or macaroni and cheese; and coleslaw or apple sauce; a beverage and dessert. Family friendly. $7, $5 children. Presented by Boy Scout Troop 555. 652-3477. Madeira.
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Maple syrup spices up chunky granola mix
It’s maple syrup time! When our boys were little we drilled a hole in one of our sugar maples, put a homemade spile in it, and hung a bucket to gather what we knew Rita would be Heikenfeld gallons of RITA’S KITCHEN sap. Well, something wasn’t right with our process and we got just dribbles. After that experience, I decided the grocery was my best source for pure maple syrup. Since I have so many reader requests, I’m using column space for requests instead of several recipes.
Rita’s Can’t-Quit-Eating Chunky Maple Granola For years I’ve been trying to make chunky granola, adding dry milk, extra honey, you name it, without success. Leave it to Cook’s Illustrated to develop a technique that works. Here’s my adaptation. Don’t get timid about
adding flax and chia seeds. They’re optional, but huge sources of Omega 3, the chia in particular, and are really tasty. It’s easy to eat, being chunky and all, thus the name. I’m going to try this technique with my other granola recipes. Check out my blog at Cincinnati.com for step-by-step photos. Coating:
⁄3 cup pure maple syrup (I used Kroger Private Selection) 1 ⁄3 to ½ cup packed dark brown sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon vanilla ½ teaspoon almond extract ¼ cup soybean or canola oil ¼ cup olive oil 1
Granola: Mix together 5 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 2 tablespoons flax seeds (optional) ¼ cup chia seeds (optional) 2 cups sliced or slivered almonds
Add after baking: 2 cups dried cherries (optional)
Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray. Preheat oven to
325. Whisk syrup, sugar, salt and extracts together, then whisk in oils. Pour over oat mixture and mix. Pour onto cookie sheet with sides in thin, even layer and press mixture down until very compact. That’s the key to chunky granola. Bake 35-40 minutes, rotating pan halfway through. Remove and cool to room temperature. Break into desired chunks. Stir in fruit. Tips: Use favorite nuts and fruit, or no fruit. Use light brown sugar, and all canola or soybean oil. Omit almond extract and increase vanilla to 4 teaspoons.
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Le Boxx Café’s chicken chili for Thelma and several other readers who can’t get enough of this spicy chili. I stopped and talked with Dave Armstrong, proprietor, who couldn’t share the recipe.
Rita finally cracked the code for making chunky granola. This one uses maple syrup. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD. His chef, Franklin, makes 10 gallons about every other day. It’s that popular. “Lots of chicken breast, canned black-eyed peas, chili powder, chicken base, heavy cream, celery, onions, yellow and red bell peppers, and jalapeños,” he said. His roux is butter and flour, and olive oil. Have a similar recipe? Please share. Check out the chili – see how thick it is. I can attest to its “yummy factor.” I’m now addicted, too. Their Caribbean chicken is a close second. Like O’Charley’s broc-
coli cheese casserole for Sharon. Like Subway cookies. Easy punch recipes for Charlene, who made my punch recipe with ginger ale and iced tea. “Everyone loved it.” She needs easy ones like this for a women’s club. Cinnamon coffecake like Thriftway grocery for Rose of Cold Springs. “Also roll recipes with coconut or peanuts and icing.” Substitution for almond or rice milk in baking for Carol, who is lactose intolerant. “These
milks don’t work well,” she said. Like Mount Washington Bakery & Creamy Whip cinnamon squares. I get requests for items from this iconic bakery all the time. The squares have been topping the list. For a reader who thought this bakery closed. The reader said: “I’ve tried Graeter’s and other bakeries, but they just don’t taste the same.” I spoke with Nick Ganim, owner, and he assured me they are still operating but closed until April (it's a combo bakery and creamy whip) and when he re-opens in April the cinnamon squares, along with all cookies, etc., will be available. Call ahead to set some aside. Nick uses yeasted Danish dough for cinnamon squares, so if you have a similar recipe, please share. Otherwise, you can always enjoy them at this Mount Washington treasure. Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. Email her at email@example.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.
TriHealth gets a safety grant to reduce crashes The Trauma Services department of Bethesda North TriHealth Hospital in Montgomery has been awarded a traffic safety grant by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services. The goal of the yearly grant is to reduce traffic related crashes in Hamilton County through education, public awareness, and building partnerships. TriHealth will now be the lead agency for the Hamilton County Safe Communities coalition. HCSC was previously led by the Hamilton County Public Health department and is funded through a federal grants distributed by the state of Ohio to local jurisdictions for targeted traffic safety education initiatives. “This coalition brings together our experience in injury prevention with the community and creates partnerships that make a difference in the
safety and health of drivers and passengers,” said Dr. Anthony Borzotta, medical director of trauma services. HCSC brings together law enforcement agencies, the Hamilton County Engineers Department, area hospitals, local businesses, and media, all with a mutual interest in traffic safety. The group uses multiple strategies, including education, public awareness, and high-visibility enforcement, to improve traffic safety and to reduce and ultimately prevent motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths. “We are thrilled to be approved by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services,” said Stephanie Lambers, ThinkFirst Trauma Prevention program director for TriHealth. “Our coalition is creating targeted traffic safety education opportunities in Hamilton County;
we can work together to reduce traffic related crashes in our area.” The coalition will continue current key traffic safety campaigns such as: “Click it or Ticket,” “What’s Holding You Back;” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” The four target areas for traffic safety education for the coalition are restraint-safety belt usage, public awareness regarding impaired driving and safety belt usage, motorcycle safety and fatal crash review. Hamilton County Safe Communities Coalition is comprised of individuals from area agencies, including law enforcement, fire/EMS, hospitals, healthcare, government, non-profit, businesses, and community members/ leaders. The coalition aims to promote community partnerships in traffic safety and ultimately reduce the injuries and fa-
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ANIMALS/ NATURE
Grailville – needs volunteers for the garden in Loveland. Volunteer days are 9 a.m. to noon selected Saturdays. For a complete list visit www.grailville.org or call 6832340. Volunteers will work in the kitchen and herb gardens. No experience is needed, volunteers may participate once or for the entire season. Volunteers should bring gloves, water bottle, sunscreen, hat, footwear that can get dirty and a snack if desired. Tools are provided. GRRAND – Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs takes in needy displaced, abandoned or unclaimed stray golden retrievers and places them in volunteer foster homes until adoptive families are found. Call 1-866-981-2251and leave your name and phone. Visit www.ggrand.org. email firstname.lastname@example.org. League For Animal Welfare – A no-kill shelter needs volunteers 16-and-older to help socialize cats and18-and-older to socialize and walk dogs. Other opportunities available. Call 735-2299, ext. 3. Save the Animals Foundation – Needs people18 and older to staff its shelter for homeless cats and dogs. Call 378-0300 for cats and 588-6609 for dogs. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum – has a new horticulture volunteer program. Volunteer opportunities include working side by side Spring Grove’s nationally-renowned horticulture team at this National Historic Landmark. Groups of volunteers will be developed to help in the following areas: Keeping the front entrance area looking spectacular, controlling invasive species, taking care of the tree and shrub collection. They are also looking for a volunteer, or volunteers, to help with the hybrid tea roses. New volunteers join the volunteer docents who are ambassadors for the cemetery and arboretum. Information sessions, conducted the last Saturday and first Wednesday of each month, will explain the volunteer opportunities. Sessions are at10 a.m. in the Historic Office, just inside the main entrance to the cemetery. For
more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Whitney Huang, Spring Grove horticulturist at 853-6866. Tri State County Animal Response Team (CART) – Is at11216 Gideon Lane in Sycamore Township. Meetings are open to the public. Visit www.tristatecart.com for monthly subjects or more information. Call 702-8373. Winton Woods Riding Center – is in need of volunteers to assist with the Special Riders Program, which provides training and competition opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, and to help with barn duties, horse shows and a variety of other tasks. No experience is necessary and training is provided. Interested individuals ages14 and older are invited to contact the Winton Woods Riding Center at 931-3057, or at email@example.com.
Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati – Professionals can use their administrative skills to help a busy, growing nonprofit manage its projects and members. Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati is looking for someone with experience in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook to assist in the Blue Ash office. Volunteers set their own days and hours and enjoy nice working conditions and friendly, bright volunteers and staff. Help the ESCC help other nonprofits succeed. Contact Darlyne Koretos for more information at 791-6230, ext. 10.ESCC is a nonprofit organization that provides full namagement consulting services to other nonprofit oranizations in the CIncinnati area. The agency was founded in1995 and is located at 10945 Reed Hartman Highway, Suite108.
land and Warren counties. Volunteers are also needed to support signature programs inspired by Jim Stovall’s novel, “The Ultimate Gift” The Gift of a Day program asks patients what their perfect day is and staff and volunteers work to make it a reality. Ultimate Givers visit with patients in their homes, assisted living facilities and nursing facilities and help with clerical duties at the Crossroads office. They provide emotional support and companionship to patients and family members, assist with errands or provide respite for those caring for terminally-ill loved ones. For more information or to sign up as an Ultimate Giver, call 793-5070 or compete an application online at www.crossroadshospice.com/ volunteering. Before becoming a Crossroads Hospice Ultimate Giver, participants must complete an application, TB skin test and training session lead by members of the Crossroads team. Volunteers must wait a minimum of one year after the death of an immediate family member or loved one before applying. Meals on Wheels – Volunteers are at the heart of Deupree Meals on Wheels. Individuals of all ages donate their time to deliver a combined 300 meals a day, and often bring a friendly voice and conversation into clients’ homes. Volunteers are wanted for both permanent and substitute volunteers to deliver meals. Meals on Wheels is considerate of volunteers’ time and will provide routes and schedules that are compatible with availability for as little as1 hour per week. All volunteer drivers must have a car and valid driver license. Orientation and training are provided, as well as a free lunch on days volunteers make deliveries. To volunteer, call 561-8150 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crossroads Hospice - Volunteers are wanted to join the team of Ultimate Givers who strive to provide extra love and comfort to terminally-ill patients and their families in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, High-
Anderson Senior Center – Computer Instructors and Assistants needed to teach older adults in basic computer skills.10-week classes are held at the Anderson Senior Center and offered 3-4 times per year. Classes are held
Monday-Friday. Instructors teach the curriculum while assistants help the students. If interested please email email@example.com. Change a life – Volunteer to tutor an adult with low-level literacy skills or GED preparation needs. Call 621-READ. Cincinnati Reads – a volunteer tutoring program working with K-4 students in Cincinnati Public Schools. Volunteers receive free training to work one-on-one with children who are struggling to read. Call 621-7323 or email Jayne Martin Dressing, firstname.lastname@example.org. Clermont 20/20 – and its college access program, Clermont Educational Opportunities, offer a mentoring program that matches adults to work with a group of high school students from local high schools. Volunteers are needed to become mentors to help students stay in school and prepare to graduate with a plan for their next step. Call Terri Rechtin at 753-9222 or 673-3334 (cell) or email email@example.com for more information. Granny’s Garden School – Volunteers needed from1-3 p.m. Wednesdays to work on behindthe-scenes projects. Volunteers also needed to help with developing Web pages. Call 489-7099; Granny’s Hands-on Gardening Club is looking for new gardeners, to work with garden manager Suellyn Shupe. Experienced gardeners, come to share your expertise and enjoy the company of other gardeners while supporting the Granny’s Garden School program times:1:30-4 p.m. Mondays;10 a.m. to12:30 p.m. The school is located at the Loveland Primary and Elementary, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.grannysgardenschool.com. Inktank – Group looking for volunteers to help children and adults improve their skills in writing-based initiatives across the city. Call 542-0195. Raymond Walters College – Needs volunteers to serve as tutors to skills enhancement students. The class meets from1-4 p.m.
We’ve come a long way, ladies. For more than a few generations, the women in our families have just learned to live with pelvic floor disorders. Many things can cause this disorder, but it’s more common after childbirth — when the pelvic muscles and nerves are weakened. This can lead to embarrassing control issues. Pain. (Not to mention the effect on intimacy.) If that’s you, you’re not alone. And you should know, there’s no need to live with pelvic floor issues anymore. Many women have regained control thanks to The Christ Hospital Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders, one of the only centers in the nation of its kind. Our team of physicians and experts are sensitive to the embarrassment many women feel and are highly specialized, working together to offer new treatments and techniques, including non-invasive options and minimally invasive surgery, to help women find relief.
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Wednesdays and from 5-8 p.m. Thursdays. Call 745-5691. Winton Woods City Schools – Wants to match community members who are interested in volunteering in the schools with the students. Volunteer opportunities at Winton Woods Primary North and South, middle school and high school. Volunteers who would have one-on-one contact with students outside of a classroom are required to have a background check. To volunteer, contact Gina Burnett at email@example.com or 619-2301. The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati’s College Readiness Program – that inspires and encourages teens of color toward paths of success is looking for caring professionals who want to make a difference, and for young people who can benefit from positive adult role models. Part of a national YMCA initiative, the local program incorporates mentoring, career exploration and college readiness; and helps students develop a positive sense of self, build character, explore diverse college and career options. Volunteers, many of whom are sponsored by area companies, share their own personal insight and encouragement. Contact Program Director Darlene Murphy at the Melrose YMCA, 961-3510 or visit www.myy.org. YMCA – The Ralph J. Stolle Countryside YMCA is looking for volunteer trail guides for school groups. Call 932-1424 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Clermont County – are looking for volunteers to mentor youth ages 6 to18, and help them with homework, ACT/SAT practice and special events. Call 552-1948 or e-mail email@example.com.
Business Volunteers for the Arts – BVA is accepting applications from business professionals with at least three years experience, interested in volunteering their skills within the arts community. Projects average six to eight months in length and can range from marketing or accounting to Web design or planning special events. A one-day training program is provided to all accepted applicants. Call 871-2787. Center for Independent Living Options – Seeking volunteers to staff Art Beyond Boundaries, gallery for artists with disabilities. Volunteers needed noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 241-2600. Cincinnati Museum Center – Needs volunteers to work in all three museums, the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science and the Cinergy Children’s Museum, and special exhibits. Call 287-7025.
Ameircan Diabetes Association – Seeks volunteers in its area office located downtown for clerical support, filling requests for educational materials from phone requests, data entry, special events support and coordinating the Health Fair. Call 759-9330. American Heart Association – Volunteers needed to assist with the American Heart Association’s cause campaigns, Power to End Stroke, Go Red For Women, Start!, and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Assignments include clerical work, event specific duties and community outreach. Contact the American Heart Association at 281-4048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bethesda North Hospital – has openings for adult volunteers in several areas of the hospital. Call 865-1164 for information and to receive a volunteer application. Captain Kidney Educational Program – Needs volunteers one or more mornings or afternoons a month during the school year to educate children in first through sixth grades about kidney function and disease. Training provided. Call 961-8105. Clermont Recovery Center – Needs volunteers to fill positions on the board of trustees. Clermont County residents interested in the problem of alcohol or drug abuse, especially persons in long-term recovery and their family members, are encouraged to apply. Contact Barbara Adams Marin, CQI manager and communications coordinator, at 735-8123 or, Kim King, administrative assistant at 735-8144. Crossroads Hospice – Seeking volunteers to assist terminally ill patients and their families. Call
793-5070. Destiny Hospice – is seeking caring and compassionate people to make a difference in the life of a person living with terminal illness. No special skills or experience needed; simply a willingness to help provide comfort and support. Orientation is scheduled to fit the volunteer’s schedule. Opportunities are available throughout the Cincinnati, Middletown and Butler County area. Contact Angie at 554-6300, or amclaughlin@destiny-hospice. com. Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care – is seeking volunteers in all Greater Cincinnati communities. Evercare provides care for those facing end-of-life issues and personal support to their families. Volunteers needed to visit with patients and/or assist in administrative and clerical tasks. Volunteers may provide care wherever a patient resides, whether in a private home or nursing facility. Call1-888-866-8286 or 682-4055. Heartland Hospice – is seeking volunteers to assist with our patients and their families. We will train interested persons who are needed to sitting at the bedside and providing vigils for persons without families available. We could also use some extra people to work in our office. Call Jacqueline at 513 831-5800. Hospice of Southwest Ohio – Seeks volunteers to help in providing hospice services, Call 770-0820, ext.111or email email@example.com. Hoxworth Blood Center – Hoxworth is recruiting people to help during community blood drives and blood donation centers in the area. Positions include: Blood drive hosts, greeters, blood donor recruiters and couriers. Call Helen Williams at 558-1292 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Jewish Hospital – 4777 E. Galbraith Road, Kenwood, needs adult volunteers to assist at the front window in the pharmacy and also to assist with clerical duties, sorting patient mail, etc. They also need volunteers to assist staff in the family lounge and information desk and a volunteer is also needed in the Cholesterol Center, 3200 Burnet Ave., to perform clerical duties. Shifts are available 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers receive a free meal ticket for each day he or she volunteers four or more hours, plus free parking. Call 686-5330. The hospital also needs adult volunteers to assist MRI staff and technologists at the reception desk of the Imaging Department in the Medical Office Building, located across from the hospital at 4750 East Galbraith Road. Volunteers are also needed to assist staff in the family lounge and at the information desk in the main hospital. Shifts are available Monday through Friday. Call 686-5330. Mercy Hospital Anderson – Seeks volunteers for the new patient services team, the Patient Partner Program. This team will provide volunteers with the opportunity to interact directly with the patients on a non-clinical level. Volunteers will receive special training in wheelchair safety, infection control, communication skills, etc. The volunteers will assist in the day-to-day non clinical functions of a nursing unit such as reading or praying with the patient; playing cards or watching TV with the patient; helping the patient select meals; running an errand; cutting the patient’s food. Call the Mercy Hospital Anderson Volunteer Department at 624-4676 to inquire about the Patient Partner Program. Wellness Community – Provides free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones. Volunteers needed to work at special events, health fairs, bulk mailings and other areas. Visit www.thewellnesscommunity.org and click on “volunteer” to sign up. Call 791-4060, ext.19.
Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati – Seeking volunteer campaign assistant to plan workplace employee giving campaigns and campaign project support volunteers to assist with campaigns. Call 475-0475 or email email@example.com.
To submit your volunteer needs for this column, either email firstname.lastname@example.org , fax 248-1938, or mail the information to: Volunteers, 394 Wards Corner Road, Suite170, Loveland, Ohio, 45140.
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Colonial governor At the Society of Colonial Wars’ Winter Court event Daniel McKinney, of Hyde Park, passed the governorship of the organization to Greg Foote, of Indian Hill, who will serve a two-year term. Society members share a common interest in America’s colonial history and genealogy. New members are welcome. For more information gol to www.colonial warsoh.org
Also attending the Society’s Winter Court event are Jeremy Moore, left, of Mt. Lookout, and his father, Alfred Moore, of Indian Hill.
Greg Foote, left, will serve two years as governor of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Ohio, taking over the post from Daniel McKinney, who served two years. THANKS TO JUDITH
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Bolster resilience at JFS workshop
Learning to help others bounce back after a traumatic experience will be the focus of “Ways to Bolster Resilience in Children and Adults,” a workshop with Donald Meichenbaum, presented by Jewish Family Service 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Mayerson JCC, 8487 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236. 6 CEUs are available. Early bird registration is now available for this all-day professional development program which will explore whether resilience is innate or learned, and target ways professionals can help adults and children resolve a traumatic event successfully. “A high percentage of people are able to readjust to life after experiencing a traumatic experience such as a tornado, combat, a robbery, family crisis or sexual assault. However, approximately 20 percent to 30 percent will evidence lingering clinical disorders or adjustment problems including posttraumatic stress disorders, depression and related difficulties,” said Susan Shorr of Symmes Township, cochair of this event with Marcie Bachrach of Blue Ash. “We are excited to bring in Dr. Meichenbaum to teach methods to help victimized individuals persevere and adapt when things go awry, as well as ways to increase resilience on a preventative basis. Dr. Meichenbaum works to help victims survive and survivors thrive.” Meichenbaum, a founder of Cognitive Behavior Therapy, has published extensively and has lectured in every state and worldwide. His presentations are noted for their scholarship practical applications, and humor. Meichenbaum is distinguished professor emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He is research director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment in Miami, and distinguished visiting professor at the University of Miami, School of Education. In a survey of clinicians, he was voted "one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century," as reported in the American Psychologist. Social workers, counselors, clergy, marriage and family therapists, educators, psychologists, case managers, nurses, chemical dependency counselors, rehabilitation
counselors, attorneys, law enforcement professionals, life coaches, psychiatrists, and physicians are encouraged to attend. Professionals will earn six continuing education units. Professional certificates will be provided for social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling, psychology, teaching, chemical dependency, life coaching, school psychology and rehabilitation counseling. A certificate of completion is
also available. The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and six continuing education units in up to two professional disciplines. Register by March 9 for $99 or $89 for two or more from one agency; March 10-19 the fee is $119, or at the door for $129. This is Jewish Family Service’s 8th annual Miriam O. Smith Educational Series (MOSES) sympo-
sium, which provides an opportunity for professional development as well as offers the community a chance to learn from nationally recognized mental health experts. Jewish Family Service established the series to honor the memory of Miriam O. Smith, a long time social worker at Jewish Family Service who provided extensive individual and family therapy, headed the adoption pro-
gram, and also served as interim director of the agency. For more information or to register, visit www.jfscinti.org or call 766-3352.
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Arrests/citations Santiago R. Gomez, 33, 107 Harriet St., driving under suspension, Feb. 1. Yashua C. Edwards, 19, 734 Oak St., no drivers license, failure to control, Jan. 30. Franklin W. Bates, 53, 1810 Mills Ave., driving under influence, Feb. 2. Catherine S. France, 47, 7400 Drake Road, speed, Feb. 3.
ABOUT POLICE REPORTS The Community Press publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department: » Indian Hill Rangers, Chief Chuck Schlie, 561-7000
RELIGION Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church
The church is at 5125 Drake Road; 561-4220; www.armstrongchapel.org.
Ascension Lutheran Church
supper will be offered at 6:15pm, prior to worship. Call 793-3288 for more information. Sunday worship services are at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. with programs for all ages at 9:45 a.m. The church is at 7333 Pfeiffer Road, Montgomery; 793-3288, www.ascensionlutheranchurch.com.
Come see the hit movie “Courageus” at 7 p.m., March 2, at the church. Enjoy free admission and free popcorn. All visitors will be entered into drawings for a free “Courageous” CD or DVD. An infant nursery and toddler activity room will be provided. Everyone is welcome. Examine the faith of many of the nation’s founders, study original texts, including the Bible and learn to reason as they did, from these sources to the nation’s founding documents, during Institute on the Constitution, a 12-week. 90minute-per-class course on the U.S. Constitution. The class runs from 7-8:30 p.m. on Mondays, beginning March 5, at 5426 West Chester Road, West Chester. Adults and teens in the class
The church offers worship services on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Samaritan Closet hours are 10
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Bethel Baptist Temple
Sunday School -All Ages ........9:00am Worship Gathering ...........10:00am Wednesday Night....6:15pm dinner & 7:00pm...Children/Youth/Adult Classes Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible www.mwbcares.net
BAPTIST Hyde Park Baptist Church Michigan & Erie Ave
513-321-5856 Bill Rillo, Pastor Sunday Worship Services: 11:00am & 6:00pm Sunday School: 9:45am Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00pm www.hydeparkbaptistchurch.org
11:00 am - Noon Second Sunday of Each Month Anderson Center Station 7832 Five Mile Road Cincinnati, OH 45230 1-800-LOVE GOD www.Eckankar.org Local (513) 674-7001 www.eck-ohio.org
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2 Traditional Worship Services 8:15 & 11:00 - Temporarily held at Titus Auditorium, (Jan - Mar) due to renovation. 2 Contemporary Worship Services 9:30 & 11:00 am in our Contemporary Worship Center Saturday Service 5:30 pm Sunday School and Childcare available at 9:30 & 11:00 Services Plenty of Parking behind Church 7515 Forest Road Cincinnati, OH 45255 513-231-4172 • www.andersonhillsumc.org
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CHERRY GROVE UMC 1428 Eight Mile Rd.
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Sunday Service and Sunday School 10:30am Wednesday Testimonial Meeting 7:30pm Reading Room 3035 Erie Ave
Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship 11:00 am Wed Night Bible Study 7:00 pm Pastor Ed Wilson 8105 Beech Avenue - Deer Park (Just off Galbraith across from Amity School) 513-793-7422
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Worship: 9:30-10:30 Fellowship: 10:30-10:45 Sunday School: 10:45-11:30 Pastor: Rev. William E. Groff 513-474-1428 • email@example.com
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FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Preaching the Gospel of Hope) 6830 School Street (Newtown)
8005 Pfeiffer Rd. Montgomery 791-3142 www.cos-umc.org "When Love Speaks: Today You Will Be With Me"
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Connections Christian Church 7421 East Galbraith Cincinnati, OH 45243
Phone: 513-791-8348 • Fax: 513-791-5648
Jeff Hill • Minister
www.connectionscc.org Worship Service 10:30am Sunday School 9:15 am
INDIAN HILL Episcopal Presbyterian Church 6000 Drake Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 Phone 513-561-6805 Fax 513-561-0894 Sunday Worship 8am & 10:30am www.IndianHillChurch.org
2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301 Sunday Worship: 9:00 & 10:30 AM with Childrens Church & Nursery PASTOR JONATHAN KOLLMANN
Christ Church Cathedral
Yun Kyong Kim, organist and choirmaster at Christ Episcopal Church in Dayton, Ohio, will give an organ recital at 5 p.m., on Sunday, March 18, at Christ Church Cathedral, 318 East Fourth Street (Fourth and Sycamore), downtown Cincinnati. The free concert is part of a series on third Sundays October through May, which are co-sponsored by the Cincinnati chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Praised by concertgoers as an artist who “stretches the limits of the instrument,” concert organist Yun Kyong Kim is passionate about bringing musically diverse programs to her audiences and is in great demand as an organ and harpsichord recitalist. Reviewers have described her as “a splendid keyboard soloist” (”Dayton Daily News”) and that she “plays with great sensitivity and with great élan” (”The Diapason”). Yun is a past dean of the Dayton Chapter of the AGO, has served on the faculty of the Pipe Organ Encounter at Ohio University and has chaired the Dayton Church Music Workshop. She is presently on the music faculty at Sinclair Com-
Church of God of Prophecy
The church hosts Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship is at 11 a.m. Sundays. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 8105 Beech Ave., Deer Park; 793-7422.
Church of the Saviour United Methodist
Children’s weekday program is Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call the church for details. Men’s Open Basketball plays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday nights. This is a casual group that plays with those who come and gets a good workout. Breakfast and the Easter Bunny will be coming to the church from 9 a.m. to noon March 31 for free fun for everyone. Call for details. The church is at 8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 (791-3142 and www.cosumc.org).
Clough United Methodist Church
The church is at 2010 Wolfangel Road,Anderson Township; 231-4301; www.cloughchurch.org.
Connections Christian Church
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Sundays 9:15am & 10:45am
www.cfcfc.org Sun. Worship 10am Wed. Worship & Bible Study Service 7pm Sunday School - All Ages 9-10:00am New National Seminary Emerging www.Kingswellseminary.org
Dr. Cathy Johns, Senior Pastor Rev. Doug Johns, Senior Pastor
The church is at 5751 Kellogg Ave. Service is at 9:30 a.m. Call 232-5077.
munity College. Music Live at Lunch, Christ Church Cathedral's weekly concert series, will feature the following performers in March: Danielle Hundley, flute (nave), March 6; Della Enns, pianist and composer and Amanda Carmen Bower, soprano, March 13; Wesley Roberts, piano, plaing the music of Claude Debussy, Marh 20; and Clark and Jones Trio playing Celtic and folk music, March 27. These free concerts are presented on Tuesday at 12:10 p.m. Patrons may bring their lunch or buy one at the cathedral for $5. The church is at 318 E. Fourth St., Cincinnati; 621-1817.
The church has contemporary worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. The church is at 7421 E. Galbraith Road, Madeira; 791-8348.
Traditional Worship 8:20am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship 9:40am Sunday School (All ages) 9:40 & 11am
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a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Samaritan Closet offers clothing and food to people with demonstrated needs. Bread from Panera is available on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Samaritan Closet is next to the church. The church is at 7388 E. Kemper Road, Sycamore Township; 489-7021.
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will be introduced to the Constitution, our Biblical heritage and limited government. Beginning with the Bible, learn the origins of law and government. Then, hear stories of America’s discovery, settlement and evangelization from exciting, primary sources you never saw in school. Lastly, discuss the Founding Fathers’ worldview leading straight to the text of the constitution. The class is limited to 100 attendees and is free. Optional student handbook and related materials are $35. To assist in ordering, please RSVP and let us know how many student kits you will need. If you are unsure, we invite you to visit the first class to see why others say this course changed their lives. To register, contact Nathan Jacobson at 860-1099, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is at 8501 Plainfield Road, Sycamore Township; 891-2221; bethebaptisttemple.org.
Christian-Muslim Relations is being studied by the Adult Forum. The basis for the eightweek series is material prepared by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and looks at both the Christian faith and the Muslim faith. The forum meets at 9:45 a.m. Sunday mornings. All are welcome. The Women’s Bible Study is studying the Book of Samuel. The eight-week study is a part of the Book of Faith Series. The women meet on Wednesdays 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Childcare is provided and guests are welcome. Lenten services will include “Holden Evening Prayer,” a simplistic and moving musical worship setting written for the Holden Village Retreat Center in Washington State. These services conclude at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. On alternating Wednesdays (Feb. 29, March 14, and March 28), a light soup
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Mr. & Mrs. Juan Fraiz of Anderson Township announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Fraiz, to Nicolas Campos, son of Mr. & Mrs. Eloy Campos, also of Anderson Township. The bride-tobe is a McNicholas High School graduate and a 2011 graduate of Xavier University’s School of Nursing. She is pursuing her Master’s Degree at Xavier University as a Clinical Nurse Leader and is currently employed by the Drug and Poison Information Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The prospective groom graduated from Anderson High School and is a 2011 graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed as an Associate Field Support Engineer at Rockwell Automation in Cincinnati, Ohio. An August 2012 wedding is planned at Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University.
Epiphany United Methodist Church
The church is having a workshop for blended families. Join Meg King, a certified stepfamily coach through the National Stepfamily Foundation (www.stepfamily.org) for this six-week workshop for blended families. Christian values and behaviors will be the underlying foundation of this course and will help guide couples through the ups and downs of this unique stepfamily dynamic. The workshop will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Feb. 23. For information or to register, e-mail King at firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is at 6635 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Loveland; 677-9866.
Faith Christian Fellowship
The church is at 6800 School St., Newtown; 271-8442; www.fcfc.us.
REAL ESTATE INDIAN HILL
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