Inspired by community.

Welcome to the premiere issue of West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle. We’re thrilled to bring you this new community magazine, inspired by the townships we love. West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle is filled with engaging articles and beautiful photography, delivered to you in a high-quality format. More importantly, its pages are filled with faces and places you recognize. We hope…

Key Event Opens Doors for Philanthropy

Generosity was the key to success at this 22nd annual fundraiser hosted by Community Foundation to support philanthropic efforts in West Chester and Liberty Township. Guests dined at local homes, fed by volunteer professional chefs.

Butler Tech’s Bioscience Center Open House

Butler Tech opened their state-of-the-art Bioscience Center in West Chester with a ribbon cutting and public facility tours. The $13 million facility provides hands-on training for biomedical science, health technologies, exercise science and dental assisting.

Paint Your Pet Fundraiser

Animal lovers created masterpieces of pets to benefit Ohio Alleycat Resource and Spay/Neuter Clinic. OAR has surpassed services for 10,000 cats and 300 feline adoptions this year. Hosted by Paint by the Glass, West Chester.

Hometown Hub

Every community needs a hub. Every city, town and hamlet needs a place where people meet to laugh, work and break bread. Every neighborhood needs a memory-maker, a setting for new friendships, first kisses and family traditions. Liberty Center, the new multi-use shopping, retail and entertainment complex in Liberty Township, promises to be such a place.

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…

Broken Bus Delivers Hope

Broken–it surely describes the bus. Dents and cracks line the outside. Rust forms around nearly every edge. Water damage has left distinct stains and marks. Sometimes the key is turned with closed eyes and prayers. But it always starts–and that’s when the adventure begins.

November 2015 Giving Back

When Karen Welch went to Africa the first time in 2007, it was a family vacation. In between safari expeditions with her sister and then 10-year-old nephew, they visited the village of Samburu to shop and sightsee. That was when Welch’s vacation turned into a vocation.

Kona Grill

Like the Hawaiian winds of its namesake, Kona Grill is a breath of fresh air to Liberty Township’s restaurant scene. With its cutting edge, contemporary design and central location in the heart of the new, sprawling Liberty Center shopping complex, the American grill and sushi bar is set to take the town by storm. And the food hasn’t even been…

A Spirited Holiday

With the holidays fast approaching, opportunities for delicious sweets and elegant drinks are bound to be plentiful.

Make a Run for It!

As fall settles in and the leaves and temperature race to see which one can drop the fastest, the appeal of the outdoors can begin to wane. Add to that the fewer hours of daylight and growing pre-holiday to-do lists, and pretty soon it’s easy to lose all motivation to head outside for recreation. This time of year, it can…

November 2015 Parting Thoughts

One of my dear friends is a painter who sees the world through her amazing artist eyes. When she was the newbie in our neighborhood, her heart was sensitive to how to integrate her family into the community. Driving one day she noticed how birds perched on a telephone wire seemed to choose when to gather, and who to pause…