This Just In – October 2014 Edition*

‘A Night of Fortunes’ for Covington Ladies Home

The Covington Ladies Home will benefit from “A Night of Fortunes,” an evening of dining, dancing, palmistry, magic and revelry just days before Halloween. The fundraiser for the home, which has been part of the Licking Riverside Historic District for almost 130 years, is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Baker-Hunt Arts & Cultural Center. The evening begins with a mix and mingle, followed by dinner by the bite, and dancing to a DJ. Guests are invited attend in costume – (there will be a contest) – or other festive attire. Tickets are $50, online at: www.covingtonladieshome.org/nightoffortunes. Information: (859) 431-6913

Designer labels on sale, ladies

Top name labels, contemporary clothing and accessories with designer names, such as Armani, Calvin Klein, Etro and Kate Spade will be on sale Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 9-11, at Portaluca Boutique downtown. Located at 209 W. Fourth St. and formerly known as the 4th Street Boutique, the shop sells gently used items with proceeds benefiting disadvantaged women served by Dress for Success Cincinnati. Information: www.portaluca.org or www.dfscincy.org

Leaders discuss funding, future of arts

A high-profile panel will discuss funding for the arts in the post-recession economy Wednesday, Oct. 22, 5-7 p.m., at the Aronoff Center, Fifth Third Bank Theater. Scott Provancher, founder and president, provancher+associates, will be moderator. Other panelists are: Donna Collins, executive director, Ohio Arts Council; Alecia Townsend Kintner, president and CEO, ArtsWave; and Tim Maloney, president and CEO, Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile Jr/U.S. Bank Foundation. The event is free, but preregistration is strongly recommended. www.cincinnatiarts.org/education-community/cincy-emerging-arts-leaders or contact Kathleen Riemenschneider, kriemenschneider@cincinnatiarts.org at 977-4119.

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Girls on the Run honors top volunteer

Girls on the Run Cincinnati honored Kim Morrow as Volunteer of the Year at its annual Empowering Girls Breakfast. GOTR Cincinnati is a nonprofit that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Morrow has been a volunteer with GOTR Cincinnati for three years and was recognized for her commitment to the organization. GOTR Cincinnati is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2014, and its next event, the GOTR Fall 5K, will take place on Nov. 15 at Sawyer Point. Pictured: GOTR executive director Mary Gaertner, honoree Kim Morrow and GOTR International founder Molly Barker

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