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Celebrating Self

CELEBRATING SELF SPEAKER SERIES

Series Sponsors: Journal-News
Series Dessert Sponsor: Hillandale Family of Communities

The Celebrating Self series has become one of the region’s most interesting and dynamic luncheon events. Presented in the elegant Carruthers Signature Ballroom, Celebrating Self will play host to a diverse array of engaging speakers who will enlighten, educate and enthrall audiences on topics at a local and national level. Accompanied by a delicious lunch and live music, these events are not to be missed. Be sure to mark your calendar and bring a friend!

Price: $16 member | $21 non-member

 

NASA- In Conjunction with ‘One City One Book’

As part of Hamilton’s new ‘One City One Book’ initiative that will feature Margot Lee Shetterly’s best-selling book Hidden Figures, Jeff Woytach, a lead systems engineer for the NASA Evolutionary Xenon Thruster - Commercial (NEXT-C) propulsion system, will discuss the history of spaceflight, Ohio’s strong connections to the space program and offer insight into the incredible women featured in Hidden Figures.


10/04/2017 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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Thane Maynard – Cincinnati Zoo

Acclaimed Director of the Cincinnati Zoo, Thane Maynard, is internationally known for his innovation and dedication to wildlife preservation, research and education. He also shares science and environmental news nationwide through his longtime radio program The 90-Second Naturalist. And perhaps Thane will be bringing some special guests with him, direct from the zoo!


11/01/2017 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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Molly Wellmann – Wellmann’s Brands

Molly Wellmann, a self-taught mixologist, entrepreneur, and author, has immersed herself in the knowledge of craft cocktails and fine spirits. Wellmann’s bar Japp’s Since 1879 was named one of the top 18 bars in the country by Esquire Magazine in 2016. Molly is also noted for her work with organizations, such as Women Helping Women, Dress for Success and WEspeak.


12/06/2017 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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Kim Nuxhall – Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields

Kim Nuxhall spent 32 years as a physical education teacher at Central Elementary in Fairfield before turning his focus to the Joe Nuxhall Hope Project, which continues the legacy projects of his late father. He serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League, spending countless hours volunteering his time teaching character education to children in the community.


01/10/2018 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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Dr. Bennyce Hamilton

An outstanding leader in both education and service, Dr. Bennyce Hamilton is the Regional Director of Diversity & Multicultural Services at Miami University. There, she coordinates educational, cultural and social programs for faculty, staff, students and community members. In addition to her considerable academic achievements, Dr. Hamilton was also a twenty-five year veteran of the Cincinnati Fire Department where she worked as a firefighter and paramedic.


02/07/2018 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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The Hamilton Mill

Led by Chris Lawson and Antony Seppi, the Hamilton Mill’s focus is on clean technology, including water, clean fuels and sustainable technologies. The Mill provides the opportunity to use the City of Hamilton as an innovation laboratory. They believe in testing and proving good ideas. Their method is to introduce these ideas to the public and let them have their say – exactly how innovation should work!


03/07/2018 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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Sam Beiler-Spooky Nook Sports

Same Beiler is the former Chairman and CEO of Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and the founder and developer of Spooky Nook Sports. Located in Manheim Pennsylvania, Spooky Nook Sports is the largest indoor sports complex in the United States. Spooky Nook Sports are currently planning a brand new facility in Hamilton, on the site of the former Champion Paper mill.


04/04/2018 Wednesday 11:30 AM

Carruthers Signature Ballroom

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