June 2017 Around Town

Did you know that every 66 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s in the United States? A progressive neuro-degenerative brain disease, Alzheimer’s steals not only memory but judgment, identity, the ability to think, plan—and ultimately life itself. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month (ABAM), an opportunity to join a global conversation about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

May 2017 Around Town

Selected among several local outstanding youth, Aylin Isik was chosen as the The Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty. The Youth of the Year program honors our nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures and encourages all kids to lead, succeed and inspire. As the new Youth of the Year…

April 2017 Around Town

Around 160 Butler County children are waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Volunteer or donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County and you will change area children’s lives for the better, forever. Almost 70 percent of all Littles said their Bigs played a role in their decision to pursue higher education. Around 80…

March 2017 Around Town

Boy Scout Troop 947 of West Chester set a new record in the Fort Hamilton District of Dan Beard Council in 2016, with 12 boys earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Nationally, only 4% of Boy Scouts are granted this rank.…

February 2017 Around Town

Northern Cincinnati’s premier “eatertainment” district at the Streets of West Chester recently broke ground for several new restaurants and stores near Topgolf and Main Event. Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant was the first tenant to commit to the new project. Chuy’s will build a freestanding restaurant which will mark its fourth location in the region.

January 2017 Around Town

Seven local women were honored on November 18 at the West Chester ■ Liberty Chamber Alliance’s annual Women of Excellence Awards Dinner & Gala. Through their careers or volunteerism, these women have enhanced business, education, culture, philanthropy, and provided outstanding service to our region. The honorees included Tina Cartwright, Jimmie Lee Cheek, Kerry Hendel, Sheila A. Mixon, Dr. Sharon Phillips,…

December 2016 Around Town

There is a new spot in town for all the water-loving little ones in your life. Goldfish Swim School provides swim instruction to children ages four months to 12-years-old in a unique setting with highly trained instructors, small class sizes, shiver-free 90-degree pools, and a state-of-the-art water purification system. Families with kids of different ages and skill levels can conveniently…

November 2016 Around Town

Full Throttle Indoor Karting is hosting a 24-hour race from November 12-13 to support Racing4Vets, a Cincinnati non-profit organization that races to raise awareness and support for combat-injured military veterans. During the event 16 teams will race against each other and a team of veterans. The event will feature 12 hours of racing on the Adrenaline Rush Super Track and…

October 2016 Around Town

Leadership 21 is a West Chester ■ Liberty Chamber Alliance program designed to improve the quantity, quality and effectiveness of leadership along the I-75 Growth Corridor and within the communities of West Chester and Liberty Townships.

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The hills are alive! Join the Community First Solutions Trips and Travel program for an entertaining evening at the theater. Enjoy the show without the worry of driving and parking downtown. The cost is $75 and includes your ticket to the show as well as transportation to and from the theater. For additional 
information and to RSVP call Nancy Fetters,…

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West Chester resident Ruth Fox celebrated a landmark birthday in June—she is 100 years old! Fox was born in Madisonville, Ohio, in 1916. She lost both of her parents at a young age and was raised by her maternal grandparents in Fosters, where she has memories of driving on the frozen Little Miami River during winters and swimming in it…

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VFW Post 7696 in West Chester held an Open House on May 26. Members, visitors and their families enjoyed coffee, red-white-and-blue cookies and brats and metts cooked on their new grill, gifted to the post by the Ladies Auxiliary. A licensed physical therapist was also on-site, offering therapeutic massage. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is committed to the U.S. military,…

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Liberty Township, in collaboration with Duke Energy, held a special Earth Day Celebration to plant seven new trees on April 22. Each year, Duke Energy celebrates Earth Day with Greater Cincinnati communities. Liberty Township was selected as a partner community for their 2016 Earth Day celebration. Four Autumn Blaze and three October Glory trees were planted in the Township’s Dudley…

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Gallery Veronique will now accept home and office consultations in West Chester and Liberty Townships, giving an opportunity for area residents to enjoy a full service gallery with try-at-home convenience. Their services include customized research to find the perfect artwork for their client’s décor and style preferences. Veronique has operated and owned Gallery Veronique for 21 years, located at The…

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West Chester Chiropractic Center has been a staple for quality chiropractic care in our community since 1989. Dr. Katherine Schneider, who has been with the practice for 7 years, was named one of Cincinnati’s Top Chiropractors in 2015. This fall, the team welcomed Michael Hekler, D.C., to the practice. Hekler knew from an early age that he wanted to become…

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YMCA Camp Campbell Gard, part of the Great Miami Valley YMCA, recently received a $40,000 matching grant for a Nature Center expansion. YMCA Camp Campbell Gard offers outdoor educational programming each Spring and Fall. Based on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), YMCA Camp Campbell Gard teaches nearly 1,800 Tri-State elementary school students each year. The grant will lengthen the…

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EDGE Teen Center, a non-profit organization located near Lakota East High School, provides a safe, supportive and fun environment for teenagers in Liberty Township during the after-school hours of 2:30-6 p.m. EDGE is soon launching its “Fishbowl Series,” a weekly 30-minute small group conversation between an adult moderator and a group of teenagers on topics of interest to teens. EDGE…

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Liberty Township held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting in November to celebrate its new temporary office location at 7162 Liberty Centre Drive, Suite A. The new location is an increase of 1500 square feet and provides additional offices, increased storage and conference space, and a more functional working environment. Aging mechanics and a dated septic system at the Township’s…

December 2015 Around Town

For 95 years, Welling & Co. Jewelers has been one of the most trusted names in West Chester for jewelry and gifts for all occasions. On November 24, they closed the doors on their VOA Plaza location and will soon relocate and reopen in a stunning new spot in Olde West Chester. The new location boasts a beautiful, modern-feeling display…

November 2015 Around Town

BMW of Cincinnati North, formerly Jake Sweeney BMW, has opened the newest showroom of any BMW dealership in the country. After nine months and $5 million of major renovations, they boast a fresh, modern design on seven acres with 400 parking spaces for inventory display. Designed in response to client surveys, the remodeled customer lounge includes amenities like dedicated kid’s…