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!
ProKids Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA volunteers) create a powerful difference in our community. See how: They advocate for abused and neglected children who are in the foster care system and work to help them have permanent and nurturing homes. Recently, ProKids brought CASA Volunteer Lori Feldman center stage before more than 600 guests at
In a May 15 Cincinnati Enquirer editorial, ProKids Board President Tom Cuni called on the community to stand up for children. Here is the text of his comments: Sunday’s Cincinnati Enquirer editorial put it this way: Outrage is easy. The Editorial Board was referring to the reaction readers expressed about the death of 2-year-old Glenara Bates,
During National Volunteer Month, ProKids is saluting its CASA Volunteers by posting yard signs where they live. While our volunteers are honored to be given this “shout out,” we hope that passersby will see the signs and want to learn more about ProKids too.
Men are invited to get into the lineup at a special ProKids Man Up event Thursday, April 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. to learn more about how being a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate can work in busy lives. More than half of the abused and neglected children ProKids serves are male, so men
ProKids named its Board of Trustees officers for 2015-17. Thomas L. Cuni, a partner at Cuni, Ferguson & LeVay, will serve as president. John M. Hands, a partner at Ulmer & Berne, will serve as president-elect. Other officers include T.D. Hughes,Trustee/Advisor LaRosa’s Pizzeria, as treasurer and community volunteer Michelle Setzer as secretary.