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Midwest Sustainability Summit brings experts together to reverse climate change

Regional leaders and international experts will join together June 10 for the second annual Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit and figure out ways we can work together to reduce carbon emissions.

Cincy YP and Metro team up to promote public transit to the bar crowd

For the third year, Metro and Give Back Cincinnati’s Cincy YP are partnering to promote public transportation in a fun and engaging way at the Late Night Test Ride Saturday, April 23.

Boost local economy by shifting your buying habits

Green Umbrella’s Local Food Action Team, the Central Ohio River Valley Local Food Guide and Northside Farmers Market have teamed up to inspire individuals to eat local.

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.

Boone County volunteers prepare to get their hands dirty at Reforest NKY 2016

Reforest NKY, which has planted 33 acres of trees in an effort to restore Northern Kentucky’s woodlands, returns April 2 at England-Idlewild Park in Boone County.

Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition raising money for Earth Day 2016

Earth Day isn’t typically celebrated until April, but the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition is raising money for next year's event on Friday, Oct. 9.

Park + Vine paying it forward to help those in need

Customers can pay it forward at Over-the-Rhine shop Park + Vine by pre-purchasing meals for those in need, specifically the homeless.

Athletes, outdoor enthusiasts excited for annual Great Ohio River Swim (moved to Oct. 10)

The eighth annual Great Ohio River Swim Oct. 10 is expected to attract record-breaking participation for the timed 900-meter venture across the Ohio and back.

Businesses, residents, community groups transform vacant Walnut Hills lot into community garden

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful kicked off a transformative project last week to turn a vacant Walnut Hills lot into a community garden, thanks to help from Lowe’s Heroes and the Health & Wellness Walnut Hills initiative.
 

Rescheduled Paddlefest hosts three float events and downtown festival

The 14th annual Ohio River Paddlefest, whose original June dates were swamped by heavy rain and high river levels, is set for Aug. 2, with two races and a leisurely 8-mile paddle on the Ohio River.

Metro offers free Fan Shuttle in downtown, OTR to connect All Star Game weekend activities

Metro is helping relieve downtown traffic and parking hassles during All Star Game weekend with a free Fan Shuttle running a loop from Fountain Square to Government Square to Duke Energy Convention Center to Washington Park.

People Working Cooperatively volunteers make 33rd annual Repair Affair a success

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, People Working Cooperatively recently completed its 33rd annual Repair Affair by fixing 40 homes for individuals who were unable to either afford or complete the repairs themselves.

OTR Foundation launches crowdfunding campaign to support Rothenberg rooftop garden

The Over-the-Rhine Foundation kicks off a crowdfunding campaign for the Rothenberg Rooftop School Garden May 20, hoping to raise $5,000 for additional equipment and supplies for students and community members who tend to the garden.
 

Free public transit for riders on Bike to Work Day May 15

Whether or not you’re working on Friday, May 15, you’ll have the opportunity to commute between destinations for free on all Metro, TANK and Clermont Transportation Connection buses so long as you bring along a bicycle.

Starfire members explore passions, engage with community

For Starfire members like Matt Weisshaar, working on a community project is an important responsibility that develops leadership skills and relationship building. It's a major way the nonprofit helps decrease the social isolation felt by people with disabilities.
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