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Heimlich Heroes plans to double the program's child trainees in 2016

Heimlich Heroes has trained more than 25,000 kids in 37 states since its implementation in 2013 and plans to double that number by the end of 2016. 

Stepping Stones expands reach to west side

Stepping Stones increased its reach to children and adults with disabilities by expanding to the west side at the beginning of January.

Tri-State Trails preps launch of Opening Day on the Trails Challenge

The Trails Challenge will take place over seven weeks April-June and encourage families and individuals to explore trails and collect prizes upon completion.

OTR eco garden teaches local youth how to grow organic vegetables

The eco garden that sits at 1718 Main St. across from Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine teaches neighborhood kids self-reliance through the growth of organic fruits and vegetables.

Title Boxing Club Loveland helps fund research, aims to knock out pediatric cancer

Title Boxing Club members and non-members alike have the opportunity to preemptively burn off Thanksgiving calories on Thursday morning while benefiting CancerFree KIDS, a nonprofit that funds pediatric cancer research.

St. Rita closes out 100-year celebration with Annual Scholarship Benefit

St. Rita School for the Deaf closes its 100-year anniversary celebration with its scholarship benefit event Nov. 14 at the Sharonville Convention Center.

Style & Steps to support Off the Streets program

Cincinnati Union Bethel hosts its annual Style & Steps event on Thursday, Nov. 12 to benefit its Off the Streets residential program to help trafficked and prostituted women recover and find community integration.

House Doctors opens applications for free home accessibility ramps

House Doctors franchisees nationwide are collaborating to extend a helping hand to those in need by crafting accessibility ramps that allow for easier home access.

Physician Keith Melvin continues to raise awareness with Black & White Cancer Survivors' Gala

Keith Melvin, Mercy Health physician and founder of the nonprofit Black and White Cancer Survivors Foundation, is a testament to the fact that "cancer is not a death sentence."

TriHealth and People Working Cooperatively team up to prevent, reduce falls among elderly

To reduce the number of hospital stays and ER visits attributed to falls, TriHealth has partnered with People Working Cooperatively to implement a three-year evidence-based study, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from Bethesda Inc.
 

Seniors Who Rock to honor active senior citizens

Pro Seniors will honor four senior citizens at its Seniors Who Rock event on Nov. 9: Marty Brennaman, Sr. Rose Ann Fleming, Hon. Nathaniel Jones and Mary Meinhardt.

Mt. Healthy studio teaches dance, life skills

When Kelli Harmon-Dobson formed the Highsteppers Studio 16 years ago, she had no idea how much of an effect it would have on young girls in the community.

CityLink partners with Red Bike, offers member passes for $5

CityLink's deeply discounted Red Bike passes will help its members cultivate new physical activity habits and overcome transportation barriers.

Purple Light Walk raises domestic violence awareness

The Oct. 2 Purple Light Walk gets the community to talk about something that's really difficult to discuss: domestic violence. The annual event takes place every October during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Cincy Care to Share returns to offer free dental, health care to community

Advance Dentistry and Sea of Smiles will provide free cleanings, extractions and fillings on a first-come, first-served basis Sept. 25 as part of the Cincy Care to Share program.
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