Working at a nonprofit isn’t for the faint of heart. The hours are long, the pay isn’t as good as you’ll find in the for-profit world, and the mission can become all-consuming. As a result, staff burnout and turnover are usually high. Melissa Newman, Executive Director of JDRF Southwest Ohio, faces an ongoing battle to keep her staff team engaged and motivated, but in spite of these challenges the chapter has realized significantly better staff satisfaction and retention rates than the industry norms.
The Bourbon & BowTie Bash will celebrate its sixth year of mixing the best bourbon with the generosity of our community. The event includes bourbon, beer and wine tastings, light bites from local restaurants, live and silent auctions and a fashion show. Attendees have a great time with their friends and family while being charitable at the same time.
You may have heard the old saying, “There is strength in numbers.” This is typically used when talking about how it is physically safer to be with a group than to be on your own. The saying also can be applied to the safety of your financial situation. In our practice we have seen great wealth created through investment in a single stock or privately-owned business. However, the same market forces that create wealth also reduce wealth. So, what’s the difference between a person that maintains the wealth once it has been earned and a person who doesn’t?
In today’s world, it’s not unusual for an individual’s or family's wealth to be the result of one or two concentrated stocks having done particularly well throughout a lifetime. Executives and lifelong employees typically amass these sizeable positions via employee compensation (restricted stock, stock options, etc.), employee stock purchase plans, and IPOs. Additionally, family members of these individuals may have been gifted stock over the years, or may have inherited stock upon the death of parents, grandparents or other relatives. Despite these positions providing individuals and families with the aforementioned prosperity, concentrated positions also carry with them tremendous risks, some of which can deflate a portfolio in little or no time (think Enron or Lehman Brothers).
The recent U.S. Women’s Soccer World Cup was certainly a moment that the players and the fans will never forget. Often, the passion of a fan can take over and they will celebrate a goal with just as much gusto as a player. While football (i.e. soccer) fans and players are not employed by the same company, if they were, they would be grouped together for purposes of life and disability insurance. This would hardly seem fair to the athletes, and yet that is what happens to some employees when it comes to their employee benefits.
Celebrating 30 years specializing in diagnostic imaging and reading more than a million scans, Stephen J. Pomeranz, M.D., is as devoted to interpreting an MRI today as he was when he and his wife, Penny Kereiakes Pomeranz, founded ProScan Imaging. In fact, the more challenging and “scratch-your-head” rare the case, the better.
As a boy in Baltimore, Joe Girandola learned about form and function by disassembling toasters, washing machines and dishwashers, marveling at the materials and the way they worked together and then reassembling these objects. His parents sanctioned that precarious practice, insisting only that he journal each step in the process to document his understanding and create guidance for that all-important reassembly finale.
An average week for LaMorris Crawford is not unlike that of any other preacher. He performs chapel services, baptisms and weddings, conducts marriage counseling, Bible studies and prayer groups. It’s just that his “church” is in the locker rooms and practice fields at Paul Brown Stadium and in the homes of Cincinnati Bengals players.
This fall, to build a different culture into the store, Stafford Jewelers, a Cincinnati-based, family-owned business, is introducing several big designer brands. For instance, Nanis is a unique line from Italy – all hand-etched, 18-karat yellow gold pieces.
The OHIOana Library celebrates its 90th Anniversary at the Cincinnati Club on September 22nd, 2019.
Summer has once again melted away and busy school routines are falling into place. Rest assured, however, that the services offered at Dermatology and Skin Care Associates in Mason are far from routine. The staff is enthusiastic about bringing realistic, mildly invasive options to busy parents. Practical, affordable, and beautiful results with minimal downtime are precisely what is wanted and needed.
The region’s largest “Party for a Cause” was held alongside the annual Labor Day fireworks on the Ohio River September 1. Rockin’ at Riverfest is the largest annual fundraiser for The Children’s Home. It fuels the 30 programs provided by the organization that served 14,273 children and families just last year. The event consists of a gala, live and silent auction, premiere fireworks viewing and live entertainment.
David Corfman is a runner. It’s important that you know that. From his first marathon in 1996 to winning the Potawatomi 200-mile trail race in 2017, David has built a track record of accomplishment and perseverance.
On October 3rd, Pella Windows hosted an open house for all of the leading influencers in architecture & design in Cincinnati.
Sitting at my kitchen counter, I ate my warm oatmeal and pondered the topic: waiting. My friend’s dilemma related to her professional life, and mine touched my personal life. As we encouraged each other back and forth with our text messages, I realized that she and I are not alone. Waiting for something or someone seems to perpetually command a placeholder in our lives.
Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) enrollment continues to grow and is projected to hit 36,282 for the 2019-2020 school year. “That’s 458 more students than the previous school year,” says Sarah Trimble-Oliver, the district’s chief information officer.