The Ohio CASA celebration culminated in two ProKids volunteers being honored: Board President Thomas Cuni as the Volunteer Attorney of the Year and CASA Volunteer Debbie Jacobs as the Rising Star Volunteer of the Year. The two were celebrated for their passion and commitment. Tom, whose practice is headquartered in Woodlawn, began volunteering in court
Thanks to the generosity of Elizabeth “Liz” Ricci, ProKids has established its first endowment. Liz created The Amy Merrell Steps to Success Endowment in loving memory of her sister, aiding ProKids long-term sustainability to achieve its vision of a safe, permanent and nurturing home for every child. “This is an important first step,” ProKids Executive Director
The ProKids Young Professionals, a group which mobilizes the young professionals community in Cincinnati to act on behalf of ProKids children, is proud to partner with the Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati to be the sole beneficiary of its fall event 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, at The Phoenix, 812 Race St., downtown
Thanks to the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association and its Greek Alumni, ProKids will be the beneficiary this year of an evening of hoops in connection with UC’s homecoming weekend. The seventh annual Hoop-La! is a collaboration with Shroeder High School, UC alumni and alumni Greek organization members including Kappa Alpha Psi, Alpha Phi Alpha,
In an evening celebrating the heart of ProKids and its community volunteers, three CASA Volunteers were named Advocates of the Year for their service to Greater Cincinnati’s abused and neglected children. Sophia Gilligan Helms of Madisonville, Wendy McCracken of Indian Hill, and Emily von Allmen of Mount Lookout each received a Darlene Kamine Advocate of
By Lucy May for WCPO Insider CINCINNATI – After 32 years in corporate America, Wynndel Watts took on a new kind of job about a year ago. It doesn’t pay anything, and it breaks his heart on a regular basis. But Watts couldn’t be more pleased he decided to become a court appointed special advocate,
As summer comes to a close, United Way of Greater Cincinnati heats up its annual campaign to improve services for our community through a variety of agencies, including ProKids. At the Fountain Square kickoff, Campaign Chair Kevin Kabat, the CEO of Fifth Third Bank, wanted to tell a story of how a volunteer in an
It was a hot August night, but it was filled with the cool energy of hundreds of ProKids supporters — many with capes, masks and utility belts, as well as “super” powers — as they joined the 2015 SuperHero Run for Kids. The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Section of the Cincinnati Bar
Thanks to the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Young Lawyers and WLWT for putting together this shout out for the Aug. 7 SuperHero Run for Kids downtown. Hope to see you there for the fun!
Thanks to a Superhero Run for Kids partnership, SweatyBands has customized one of its popular headbands for ProKids for a limited time. Want to take a band for a test run? Join us at the Superhero Run for Kids on Aug. 7!