Special Olympics Workout at D1 Training

There was no shortage of smiles (and sweat!) at D1 Training on December 21st as athletes stretched, lunged and jogged around this distinctive gym. Each month, D1 Training hosts a workout session for the athletes of Special Olympics Hamilton County. SOHC provides year-round training and competition in a variety of sports for both children and adults. SpecialOlympics-HC.org  D1Training.com/Cincy-North

Move2Loveland Holiday Party

Ellie Kowalchik and her Move2Loveland team know how to throw one memorable holiday party. The event was held at the Marmalade Lily on December 7th, where guests were treated to a magician, ballon artist, petting zoo plus a delicious spread of sweet delights. Kids eagerly lined up to sit on Santa’s lap or craft their own special Christmas ornament. Move2Loveland.com

LMRCA Annual Awards Dinner

The Little Miami River Chamber Alliance Annual Awards Dinner—it’s one of the biggest nights of the year for business owners, and this year drew record attendance. Noteworthy winners included Ramsey’s Trailside as Business of the Year, Bishop’s Quarter as Emerging Business of the Year, and Gertz Law Firm winning the Beautification Award. Photos courtesy of TheNewStudio.net. LMRChamberAlliance.org

Gallery Veronique Open House

Festive cheer abounded for all at Gallery Veronique on November 21st. This holiday-centric event was a hit, featuring meet-and-greets with local artists, live music, wine, appetizers and, of course, plenty of shopping. Guests were also able to purchase a variety of one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on their Christmas list, especially those who love all things fine art. GalleryVeronique.com

Kuhl Pints Fundraiser for Little Miami Conservancy

Roads Rivers and Trails pulled out all the stops—from sales and speeches to raffles and brews—to honor and support the Little Miami Conservancy and our illustrious Little Miami River. LMC’s Executive Director Eric Partee thrilled all with an account of past milestones, recent accomplishments and future plans, highlighting the last 50-plus years of river recreation, responsibility—and … Continued

Welling & Co. Grand Opening

Kicking off a week of grand-opening festivities, Daniel Welling and his father, Bill Welling, cut the official red ribbon at the new Welling & Co. in Loveland. Guests were treated to sweet treats from Nothing Bundt Cakes as well as savory bites and local libations—while browsing stunning diamond rings, necklaces and earrings, plus Kendra Scott signature fashion … Continued

NEST’s Dancing With the Stars

Talk about smooth moves—Oct. 25 saw local celebrities and community members tripping the light fantastic to benefit NEST Community Learning Center. Contestants included Loveland’s Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Amy Crouse, Police Chief Sean Rahe and Chamber President CeeCee Collins. In the end, Channel 9 WCPO Meteorologist Jennifer Ketchmark took home the mirror-ball trophy with a perfect score. The real winner? The kids. NestCLC.org

Loveland’s Dinner En Rouge

It was all scarlet, crimson, ruby and red on the eve of Sept. 7. Guests were poised to paint the town—well, you know—for the first annual Dinner En Rouge charity event benefiting the Loveland Legacy Foundation. A truly elegant affair, the night was ablaze with cocktails, wine, dinner and dessert, plus music from Everything’s Jake and Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks. LovelandLegacyFoundation.org  

Polo for Babies

Sept. 14 was the perfect day—for polo! To support Cincinnati Children’s HMC, the Leonidas Foundation hosted its annual charity match, Polo for Babies, with the Cincinnati Polo Club. Patrons came dressed to impress, enjoying elaborate spreads of charcuterie and vino. Loveland locals themselves, the Cincinnati Polo Club holds matches just 4 miles from downtown—and they’re open to the public. CincinnatiPoloClub.com

Ribbon Cutting at Haven Grey and Lemons & Limes Boutique

It was a day made for shopping in downtown Loveland. On Aug. 10, not one but two new chic boutiques celebrated their official grand openings—Haven Grey and Lemons and Limes were both welcomed by Mayor Kathy Bailey and LMRCA President CeeCee Collins. Friends, family and fans gathered to applaud the cutting of their official red ribbons. HavenGrey.com | LemonsLimesBoutique.com