Gas up and go.

We were exactly 25 hours into summer vacation when my 9-year-old first uttered the words, “Mom, there’s nothing to do.” If you’ve also heard these words or felt them yourself, we have some great ideas for you inside this issue of West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle. This month we have a potpourri of stories about people and places in and…

Chamber Business Expo

Local business leaders attended the West Chester & Liberty Chamber Alliance Regional Business Expo on Tuesday, May 9. The attendees gathered for networking, vendor booths and a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Luke Fickell, Head Coach of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.

First Annual Catwalk for a Cause

The first annual Catwalk for a Cause hosted by Liberty Center benefited the Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty. 
Guests enjoyed a spectacular fashion show full of the latest styles for men, women and children, modeled by local celebrities, 
including players from FC Cincinnati.

Lyons & Lyons Cinco de Mayo Party

May 5 was the eighteenth annual Cinco de Mayo Party hosted by Judge Rob Lyons of Lyons & Lyons, and his family at their West Chester home. Guests included Congressman Warren Davidson. The fiesta provided a fun atmosphere for all.

Lakota’s Parade of Graduates

Shortly before graduation day, graduating high school seniors, dressed in their caps and gowns, paraded past cheering elementary-aged students who lined the halls of their school. During the parade, seniors received congratulatory letters of advice and encouragement written by elementary students. Congratulations to all graduates!

July 2017 Around Town

Two of Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School’s (MTCES) Stock Market Game teams won first and second place among all middle school teams in the state of Ohio. First place team Bubble Guppy advanced to the Portfolio Challenge at the University of Cincinnati where they won and received an all-expense paid trip to New York City.

Home Run Season

Last month, Lakota West Varsity Baseball made its first state semifinal appearance since 2008, reaching a milestone for the school and a dream for many of its team members. Though the team lost to Massillon Jackson 5-1 on June 2, it was the end to a great season. The Firebirds set a new school record for stolen bases (94) this…

Taking the Reins

A cluster of young women leads horses from a barn to a field of green laced with wooden fences. They are decked out in riding gear: jackets, helmets and tall, black boots. It could be a scene from 19th century England, but it’s a modern-day weekend in Butler County. The young women of the Honey Tree Stables Interscholastic Equestrian Association…

Modern-Day Multigenerational Living

Sixty years ago it was not uncommon for kids to ride their bikes to their grandparents’ house. Children played outside, in creeks and along trails. Grandma and Grandpa were present for every milestone, weekly family dinners and nearly everything in between. Families stayed close to each other and multiple generations grew up together.

Understanding Community Needs

In November we reported that the Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty was preparing to launch a first-ever Community Needs Assessment in conjunction with Ignite Philanthropy Advisors. Six months later, the Foundation has concluded the assessment and shares results.

Ask The Experts: The Urology Group

Both men’s and women’s health can be complicated, and two areas that we tend to be reluctant to talk about are the urinary tract and the reproductive system. For more than 20 years, the team at The Urology Group in Cincinnati has built a reputation as the region’s premier provider of urologic care and one of the leading specialty groups…

Summer Hot Spots

The sun is shining, pools are open and grills are smoking. Whether you are a fan of the sun or prefer the cooler air inside, West Chester and Liberty Township offer something special for everyone. We asked readers and our magazine partners to share some of their favorite activities and spots around town to enjoy while the sun’s shining bright…

Summer In The City

YOU don’t have to travel to New York, Las Vegas or Chicago just to find summer fun in a big city. While those cities offer a unique atmosphere, so does Cincinnati. Whether you’re looking for family fun, date night, or a night out with the girls, Cincinnati offers a plethora of events, experiences and sites. This summer, travel about 25…

Lending A Hand In The Community

When you think of philanthropy, you may not think about a financial institution. However, Emery Federal Credit Union centers itself around giving back to the community. Emery, with branches in Liberty Township, Blue Ash and Western Hills, just celebrated its 78th anniversary of providing financial services to both businesses and individuals in the Cincinnati area. Emery went from being a…