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14.2.16 cincinnati enquirer higher education mentoring initiative


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14.2.16 cincinnati enquirer higher education mentoring initiative

  1. 1. Cincinnati Enquirer 02/16/2014 which celebrates the power of dual to spark change and the world. rez-Cook, who started dancn she was 3 and has been ing for 25 years, was recogorganizing a free dance Down syndrome that she at the studio in Sharonville. reated the class in 2007 ber son, Mathew, has Down e and enjoys dancing. The more than 40 students enanging from ages 12 to 62. rez-Cook is among the more 0 recipients of the award tarted in 1989. oundation grant Scouts of Western Ohio re$10,000 grant from the H. Dater Foundation. Fundhelp support Girl Scout activhe Cincinnati region through ucational outreach program, g Girl Scouts During the ay, Spring Break Day Camp mer Day Camps. Ovarian Cancer Alliance grant » Cancer Support Community, formerly the Wellness Community, received a grant for $15,000 from the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati (OCAGC) to provide funding for professionally facilitated programs of emotional support, education and hope for women with ovarian cancer, their families, friends and survivors. OCAGC volunteers are dedicated to raising money to support both local women and families dealing with ovarian cancer and research focused on early detection and cure. Higher Education mentoring » Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Hartmann accepted a check for $10,000 from AT&T’s Mark Romito, Director, External Affairs AT&T Ohio, in support of the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative a partnership between Commissioner Hartmann, Hamilton County Job and Family Services, the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and Great Oaks. that helps prepare foster children for post-secondary education by recruiting, training, and supporting mentors that establish long term relationships with the foster care youth. Diabetes youth ambassador » Grace Delaney, of Burlington, Ky., is one of 18 newest members of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Youth Ambassador Program. Grace, a third grade student at Burlington Elementary, was diagnosed at age seven with type 1 diabetes. With a positive outlook and over 20 hours of community outreach service Grace responded when asked about living with diabetes, “I don’t like to prick fingers to text and get shots all the time. But I’ve learned a lot about my body and diet. I Grace wish for a cure for diabetes everyday so I could have a normal life again.” The Youth Ambassador Program, created to empower children with Copyright © 2014, The Enquirer. All rights reserved. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms of Service pm / PoweredPolicy , updated Ma February 19, 2014 2:55 and Privacy by TECNAVIA