April 2018 Around Town

Power of the Purse 2018 Spring Event

The Power of the Purse (POP) Fund is a women’s giving circle dedicated to strengthening the community by providing grant funds to non-profit organizations serving the interests of women and girls. Members of POP seek to educate and inspire others and increase the number of women committed to philanthropy. 

On April 6, POP will host an annual spring event, which is the first step to awarding the $10,000 grant for 2018. All are invited to attend and learn more about joining this impactful group. A summary of all grant applications will be provided at this event, and members will have the opportunity to vote for their top three proposals. To attend, the cost is just $20 and you can register online. Non-members/guests may attend one POP event without joining. WCLFoundation.com

Summer Swim Team Registration Now Open

Summer is right around the corner and the Lakota Hills Wavemakers summer swim team is now open for registration. Swimmers age 5-18 are invited to participate in this Division 1 swim team in the Tri-County Swim League. Registration is open through April 30, and practice begins May 22. Swim team members must have full membership in the Lakota Hills Swim Club, and they are currently taking membership applications at LakotaHillsSwimClub.com. Membership provides access to the pool and social activities throughout the year—you do not need to live in Lakota Hills to join. For registration and more details, visit WaveMakers.org.

UC Health’s Mobile Mammography Unit At Kroger

UC Health invites women to “Screen & Go” with a new series of mobile mammography screening opportunities at Kroger’s The Little Clinic locations in the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Dayton regions. The quick, convenient screenings are offered on the second Tuesday of each month now through January 8, 2019.

Patients can schedule a 15-minute mammogram on board the UC Health mobile mammography van when it makes a stop each month at local Kroger clinic locations.  The state-of-the-art vehicle is equipped with the latest breast imaging technology, including 3D breast imaging, which improves screening accuracy. The van is staffed by UC Health certified mammography technicians and all images are read by UC Health radiology, the region’s only team of dedicated breast imaging physicians. To schedule an appointment, call (513)-584-PINK (7465). To view upcoming screening dates, visit 

Pure Concept Celebrates 
Earth Month

Pure Concept Salon in Liberty Center will be celebrating Earth Month. Throughout April the Aveda Light The Way Candle will be available with 100% of the sale going to Clean Water™. Aveda salons have raised over $14.7 million to date and given 2,107 grants across 88 countries through the annual candle sale. Stop in for additional Earth Month events. PureConceptSalon.com

Think Regional! 2018 Summit

Think Regional! is an initiative of Southwest Ohio Leader (SWOL) that promotes regional business growth through collaboration. The 2018 Think Regional! Summit will be held on Friday, April 27, and will focus on collaborative improvements in transportation and energy infrastructure. The Summit will cover short-term and long-term improvements needed for economic growth and quality of life improvements, including what planning is underway for the future infrastructures to support the economy, jobs and quality of life in the next several decades. To register and purchase tickets, go online. ThinkRegional.com/events