If you know someone with gumption, the Charter Committee wants to hear from you.
Charter, Cincinnati’s de facto third political party, is seeking nominees for the 15th annual Charles P. Taft Civic Gumption Award. The award commemorates Charlie Taft, a longtime Cincinnati City Council member known as “the reformer who never quit reforming.”
A weekend-long Vigil for Native Life kicks off tonight downtown with a march starting at City Hall at 7 p.m. and proceeding to the William Henry Harrison monument in Piatt Park at Elm Street and Garfield Place. Participants will also visit the Hamilton County Courthouse before finishing at burial mound sites near Fountain Square.
Some people believe a person’s writing style says a lot about him or her. If you dot i’s with a heart, for example, people might consider you dreamy or perhaps immature. If you regularly misuse punctuation or choose words that aren’t appropriate for the intended meaning, it might indicate a lack of education.
To celebrate its 90th anniversary, the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area is holding a fundraiser that will put the heat to some local politicians with the help of talk show host Jerry Springer. The league is hosting a political roast on Feb. 27. Targets of the evening’s entertainment will be Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Patricia Clancy and former Cincinnati Vice Mayor Jim Tarbell, who is planning a campaign for the county commission.
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan are slated to attend an event this evening aimed at encouraging young professionals to become mentors for local youth.