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DATEBOOK SEPT. 11, SATURDAY (CONT.) Stepping Stones, Bloom: Boots & Bourbon | 7 p.m. Valley View Foundation. DETAILS: Bourbon tastings, silent auction, dinner, live music by Catalina Wine Mixer. Tickets $150/person. ¼www.cincybloom.org   SEPT. 15, WEDNESDAY Comboni Missionaries, Love Thy Neighbor: Immigration Talk with Su Casa | 6 p.m. Cincinnati Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Road. DETAILS: Lite bites and drinks. Experts from Su Casa discuss important issues surrounding immigration, both locally and nationally. ¼RSVP   nolan@combonimissionaries.org or 513-474-4997 ¼www.combonimissionaries.org

SEPT. 23, THURSDAY Impact 100, Annual Awards Celebration | DETAILS: TBA ¼www.impact100.org   Hearing Speech + Deaf Center, Annual Laura and Richard Kretschmer Service Award Gala | 6 p.m. Bell Event Centre, 444 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH. DETAILS: Honoring Donna Mayerson, Ph.D. ¼www.hearingspeechdeaf.org   SEPT. 24, FRIDAY Big Brothers Big Sisters, The BIG Breakfast |  See Spotlight, this page. SEPT. 30, THURSDAY Center for Respite Care, Transformation Awards |  See Spotlight, this page.

Local CEOs are keynote speakers for Big Brothers Big Sisters BIG Breakfast Friday, Sept. 24, 7:30-9 a.m. Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, downtown “Together We Are Defenders of Potential” is the theme of the third annual BIG Breakfast benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati. Keynote speakers are Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO David Taylor and Kroger Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen. They will share their insights on the importance of mentoring. Both will be honored for their actions during the health crisis. Space is limited to 440 guests to offer social distancing, and only table sponsorships are available currently. Previous events have sold out. Presenting sponsor is Kraft Heinz.

Dave Taylor of Procter & Gamble

Rodney McMullen of Kroger

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has made meaningful matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), forging positive relationships that have a lasting effect on the lives of young people.  www.bigsforkids.org

SEPT 16, THURSDAY Horizon Community Funds, Give Where You Live NKY | 6-7 p.m. Wooden Cask Brewery. DETAILS: A fun, casual way for community members to give back in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties. Participating members nominate a nonprofit, and three names are randomly selected and briefly discussed. Members then vote on their favorite, and each member contributes $100 for the grant to the winning organization. ¼www.horizonfunds.org   SEPT. 20, MONDAY Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Golf for Kids | 10 a.m. Oasis Golf Club, 902 Loveland Miamiville Road. DETAILS: Contest holes, raffles, bottle pull. Lunch, dinner, awards. ¼www.clermontchamber.com

Santa Maria Community Services, The Sharing Table | ARCO/Price Hill Will, 3301 Price Ave. DETAILS: TBA OCT. 1, FRIDAY Cincinnati Parks Foundation, Hats Off Luncheon | DETAILS: Take a small group of friends or family to your favorite neighborhood Cincinnati Park to partake in a community picnic. ¼cincinnatiparksfoundation.org   Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Jeans & Jewels Gala | 6-10 p.m. Fairfield Receptions. DETAILS: Hors d’oeuvres, open bar during cocktail hour, dinner, dessert, wine with dinner, silent and live auctions. ¼www.cincyovariancancer.org

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Center for Respite Care staying virtual for Transformational Awards Sept. 30, virtual The Center for Respite Care is sticking with a virtual fundraising format in September based on its 2020 success. The center’s Transformational Awards will be held Sept. 30. Each year the center recognizes individuals and organizations who have contributed to the betterment and quality of life in our region. This includes a tribute to those who have improved life for our less fortunate. The event will last less than an hour, with highly produced videos of each honoree, and host Liz Bonis of Local 12 WKRC-TV. Bonis has been a longtime friend of the center. This year’s honorees: • Impact 100. This all-women giving society has awarded more than $5.12 million to local nonprofit organizations, funding 47 breakthrough initiatives in culture, education, environmental preservation and recreation, family and health, and wellness. • Our Daily Bread. Staff and volunteers serve 300 to 400 meals daily, five days a week. • The Chertock Family. Pianist Michael Chertock is keyboardist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Michael and Maaike Chertock

Mary Ellen Tobe-Roberts

and chair of the piano department of the University of Cincinnati CollegeConservatory of Music. Michael Chertock and Friends Holiday Concerts on behalf of Center for Respite Care have been held since 2014, and have included his three children. • Mary Ellen Tobe-Roberts. Her involvement with the center began in 2016, when Roberts returned to Cincinnati. Introduced through her parish, St. Francis De Sales Church, Roberts’ time commitment and gifts to the center have made her a key volunteer.  www.centerforrespitecare.org