This Just In – September 2014 Issue*

Meet 40 nonprofits on Fountain Square

The Standard’s fourth annual Volunteer Expo will be from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11. The expo will bring 40 nonprofits to Fountain Square, giving potential volunteers an opportunity to visit with their reps and see which organizations fit their skills and interests. Participating organizations represent the arts, culture, humanities, the environment, animal welfare, health, human services and more. www.standard.com/volunteer

Cincinnati State celebrates with Founders Day events

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will celebrate its anniversary with a series of “Founder’s Day” events in September designed to raise money for student scholarships. The five-day celebration will begin Thursday, Sept. 18 with the dedication of a bronze marker and a luncheon afterward. Next up is an invitation-only fundraiser, the President’s Gala, on Friday, Sept. 19, at the Summit Restaurant, which is part of Cincinnati State’s Midwest Culinary Institute. An open house and community barbecue will be Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Clifton campus. The event features tours, live music and Eli’s BBQ. A luncheon for lifetime members of the Cincinnati State Alumni Association will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Summit Restaurant. The annual Scholarship Golf Classic at Western Hills Country Club will be Monday, Sept. 22, and feature a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., a scramble start at 1 p.m. and a dinner afterward. Proceeds will go toward scholarships for Cincinnati State students. foundersdays@cincinnatistate.edu

Golf outing benefits breast cancer foundation

The I Have Wings breast cancer foundation’s annual Divot Up golf outing is Friday, Oct. 3, at Twin Oaks Golf Course. It begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The day includes an 18-hole scramble, continental breakfast, lunch and a buffet after golf. Signups: www.ihavewings.org

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Grammy nominee plays at Peaslee Center

Summer campers, piano and drum students, and Friends and neighbors of Peaslee Neighborhood Center were treated to a visit from Grammy-nominated children’s musician Zak Morgan. He performed an hour-long set of songs. Peaslee, in Over-the-Rhine, offers an Early Learning Center, Community Education Program, and Arts and Music Enrichment. www.peasleecenter.org
Pictured: Zak Morgan performs for youngsters at Peaslee

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