With Heartfelt Gratitude.

There is so much to be thankful for this time of year! November marks the two-year anniversary of the launch of West Chester & Liberty Lifestyle. We are incredibly thankful to be celebrating another year of connecting our community through the stories and events we feature each month. Thank you, our faithful readers, for your wonderful feedback and support!

The Key Event

Guests enjoyed a fantastic culinary meal prepared by premier chefs at the Key Event on September 9. The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty's premier annual fundraising event supports the Community Grants Fund and ongoing operations of the Foundation by raising more than $130,000 annually. Photography by Casey Burns-Csfolio Photography.

Cincinnati Transformation Grand Opening

Cincinnati Transformation Weight Loss & Body Balancing in West Chester is a weight loss program that offers patients the availability to lose weight quickly and easily without excessive dieting and exercise. The team recently celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting at their new West Chester office. CincinnatiTransformation.com

VOA Museum of Broadcasting Fundraiser

Journalist, anchorman and TV personality Nick Clooney was the master of ceremonies Saturday, September 23 at the National Voice of America’s “Celebrate the VOA Under the Stars” fundraising gala. All proceeds from the gala went toward making the first floor of the museum accessible to visitors of all physical capabilities.

The Spicy Olive Celebrates 5 Years

The Spicy Olive celebrated two big milestones last month. Champagne was popped to honor their 5-year anniversary of bringing the finest quality olive oils, balsamic vinegars and other unique food items to our region. They also celebrated the grand opening of The Wine Cellar at The Spicy Olive. Congratulations! TheSpicyOlive.com

November 2017 Around Town

The 17th class of Leadership 21 began in September, with 30 local leaders prepared to learn and service our community for 2017/2018. 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.

A Bridge To Prosperity

Each day 50,000 cars pass through the Union Centre interchange on I-75. Drivers fly past the large blue and yellow IKEA building and giant net surrounding Topgolf. They can see tall hotels and smell nearby restaurants during the dinner hour as they pass under the elegant “UC” emblems on the overpass gates. For many in our area, this drive is…

Home Cooked Holidays

If you haven’t been to The Coach House in Hamilton, wait no longer. Recently named one of the Top 10 Diners’ Choice Winners on Open Table, The Coach House’s acclaimed Executive Chef Jared Whalen utilizes seasonal, locally-sourced fair and contemporary flavors to appeal to a variety of palates. Reserve your seat at The Coach House and then test your skills…

Running With Pride

People run for many reasons. For some it’s to train for races; others want to get in shape; some runners say the trail is like their second home; and others run to relieve stress. For members of Team Red, White, and Blue, regardless of what inspires someone to begin running, all agree that the camaraderie felt along tracks, streets and…

Students Spreading Love

When students walk through the doors of Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School (MTCES) in Liberty Township, they can feel the atmosphere of friendship, growth and teaching beyond what the books cover. Highlighting a commitment to community service, MTCES continues to impress upon its students the importance of giving back to the community, just as Mother Teresa did.

A Day To Remember

I’m sad to admit that Veterans Day has often come and gone as another day on my calendar. Although I send my veteran father a ‘thank you’ text when I think of it, my Veterans Day does not usually focus on remembering the immense sacrifices that service people throughout our country make on a daily basis.

Organic All American Apple Pie

Place flour in a food processor with cutting metal blade, add butter and shortening, slowly pulse your processor to cut up butter and shortening. Add two tablespoon of water at a time and pulse a few more times. After four tablespoons of water, check to see if the flour holds together. The dough should look crumbly if it does not…

A Beautiful Thanksgiving

During the holidays, the only thing we want more than to enjoy a good meal with our loved ones is to gather around a beautiful table.

On A Course For Success

Big changes are no surprise at the Liberty Township Fire Department (LTFD). Since Paul Stumpf’s start as a firefighter there in 1972, he's seen it all change: locations, technology, stations, alert systems, gear, training and education. In September, Chief Stumpf made the biggest shift yet. After 45 years of public service, he hung up his helmet to begin his retirement.