A healthier 2016 starts here.

Happy New Year from the team at West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle! We’re thrilled to be your community magazine. Thank you for welcoming us into your home. We hope to bring you uplifting news every month of the new year. It is tradition to start each new year with resolutions and a renewed focus on healthy living. As we kick…

BMW of Cincinnati North Grand Opening

BMW of Cincinnati North launched its remodeled showroom with a celebration worthy of the Winner's Circle. The Alpen Horns and Cincinnati Civic Orchestra kicked-off the event. The SPCA's furry friends made a showing. Auto enthusiasts enjoyed specialty vehicles on display and test drove 2016's new line of ultimate driving machines.

Empty Bowls Hunger Event, Sponsored by C3 – the Caring Community Collaborative

More than 200 people enjoyed lunch and live entertainment at the inaugural West Chester/Liberty Empty Bowls event held at Liberty Center’s Sabin Hall. C3, partnered with Butler County United Way and 70+ volunteers, raised $5,000 to fill local bellies through the Reach Out Lakota and Faith Alliance Summer Lunch Program.

Chamber Alliance Women of Excellence Awards 2015

Congratulations to ten local women honored for their significant contributions to the community through service: Margaret (Mag) Baker, Michelle Brown, Dr. Cathy Bishop-Clark, Carolyn Coley, Amy Han, Sue Hill, Lyn Hogrefe, Rachel King, Shellie Leder and Dr. Chetna Mital. The Gala crowd was addressed by Keynote Speaker Stephanie Worrell.

Around Town

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…

Aerial Silks

West Chester Academy also offers summer camps and themed birthday parties based on gymnastics, hip hop, princesses and music parties for little ones. Aerial silks is a true spectacle in exercise. The colorful flowing silks anchored at great heights distinguish this unusual athletic pastime from any other. The curious and elegant activity is captivating to behold, featuring the grace of…

Yoga Poses for Rest & Relaxation Try these poses to rest and relax in the midst of a busy day or just before bed to help you sleep better. Once you get into a pose, hold it for one to two minutes, breathing deeply, inhaling through the nose and exhaling from the mouth.

The Greatest Gift

For information on becoming an organ donor, go to 
Kidney.org. Register as a donor at DonateLife.net. Liz Doriott is a giver. Each Thanksgiving she gives away turkey dinners to those in need within her medical practice, where she treats lower income families that have trouble obtaining proper medical care. She’s a giving physician, missionary, wife, mother and friend. Due to…

Your Diet is Failing You

The new near has arrived and with it, the resolution to lose some of those pounds put on by the holidays. Do you know the one thing that almost every diet has in common? They fail. According to a recent survey, the number one resolution for the year is to lose weight. About 45% of Americans make resolutions and by…

True Blue 
Muffins

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spray muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, mix oats and buttermilk well. Let mixture stand 10 minutes. Stir in egg substitute and margarine. In a large bowl, combine flour, sweetener, baking powder and baking soda. Add oat mixture to flour mixture. Mix just until dry ingredients are moistened. Do not overmix. Gently…

Bringing Back the Supper Club

When you step into Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, it is almost a step back in time, but in all of the best possible ways. It’s no challenge to pick up on the theme in West Chester’s latest hot spot. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” pipes through the blue-lit bar. A classic picture of Frank Sinatra and his boys in the…

Gratitude in a Jar

Last January I saw a great idea on Pinterest that grabbed my attention—a Gratitude Jar. Starting on January first, my family was supposed to write the good things that happen in our lives on small pieces of paper and put them into a decorative container. Then on the last day of the year, it would be time to open the…