Matt Kelley http://wnku.org en UC, IU, and OSU Form Consortium to Help Cancer Survivors http://wnku.org/post/uc-iu-and-osu-form-consortium-help-cancer-survivors <p>The University of Cincinnati Cancer Survivorship Institute will be collaborating with the Indiana University and Ohio State to address the needs of the more than fourteen-million cancer survivors in the U.S. U.C. Health spokesperson&nbsp;Dr. Bev Reigle says earlier detection and better recovery rates are leading to an influx in survivor related issues. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Reigle how the consortium will work . (get more information at <a href="http://healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/24888/"><u>http://healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/24888/</u></a> )</p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38505 at http://wnku.org UC, IU, and OSU Form Consortium to Help Cancer Survivors People's Liberty Rethinks Philanthropy, Invests in Individuals http://wnku.org/post/peoples-liberty-rethinks-philanthropy-invests-individuals <p>A new philanthropic organization in Cincinnati is hoping to make the region a better place by investing in the people that live there. People’s Liberty spokesman Jake Hodesh says they’ll be giving away more than&nbsp;a million dollars to help people chase their dreams and make the city a more interesting place. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Hodesh where the money comes from. (get more information at <a href="http://www.peoplesliberty.org/"><u>www.peoplesliberty.org</u></a> )</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38411 at http://wnku.org People's Liberty Rethinks Philanthropy, Invests in Individuals Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices http://wnku.org/post/greater-cincinnati-community-health-status-survey-shows-adults-making-hard-choices <p>According to information from the most recent Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey, one in seven adults surveyed say that they, or someone in their household has gone without healthcare due to financial constraints. WNKU’s matt Kelley asked Interact for Health spokesperson Jennifer Chubinski why people are choosing between basic needs and healthcare. (get more information at <a href="http://www.interactforhealth.org/"><u>www.interactforhealth.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38314 at http://wnku.org Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name http://wnku.org/post/covington-officials-unveil-marker-remind-residents-pershing-avenues-original-name <p>Officials in Covington will be unveiling a new marker in Mainstrasse to remind people of the original name of Pershing Avenue. Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, President of the German American Citizens League says the name was changed a hundred years at the outbreak of World War One. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Tolzmann to explain why. (get more information about the German American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati at <cite><a href="http://www.gacl.org/"><u>www.gacl.org</u></a>)</cite></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38265 at http://wnku.org Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses http://wnku.org/post/ohio-spca-makes-plea-winter-hay-rescued-horses <p>The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is making a special request for donations to help purchase enough hay for rescued horses to make it through the winter. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesperson Teresa Landon why it’s so important to start planning now. (get more information at <a href="http://www.ohiospca.org/"><u>www.ohiospca.org</u></a> )</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38216 at http://wnku.org Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses Former Bengal Ben Utecht to Return to Cincinnati to Sing with Jim Brickman Under the Stars Concert http://wnku.org/post/former-bengal-ben-utecht-return-cincinnati-sing-jim-brickman-under-stars-concert <p>Former Bengal and Colt tight-end Ben Utecht will be returning to the queen city on August first, but this time he won’t playing football; he’ll be on stage singing as part of Jim Brickman’s Under the Stars concert. WNKU’s matt Kelley talked to Utecht about how he became involved in music after his career in the NFL. (get more information about the concert at <a href="http://www.riverbend.org/"><u>www.riverbend.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38199 at http://wnku.org Former Bengal Ben Utecht to Return to Cincinnati to Sing with Jim Brickman Under the Stars Concert Northern Kentucky Forum to Host Discussion on How to Improve Local Government http://wnku.org/post/northern-kentucky-forum-host-discussion-how-improve-local-government <p>The Northern Kentucky Forum will be hosting a panel discussion focusing on how to improve local government. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Forum spokesperson Sharmili Reddy what they hope to accomplish through the conversation this evening. ( get more information at <a href="http://www.nkyforum.org/"><u>www.nkyforum.org</u></a> )</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38002 at http://wnku.org Northern Kentucky Forum to Host Discussion on How to Improve Local Government Tender Mercies to benefit from Taste of Over-the Rhine July 26th http://wnku.org/post/tender-mercies-benefit-taste-over-rhine-july-26th <p>Tender Mercies will continue its celebration of the flavors and sounds of Over-the Rhine at the second annual Taste of O-T-R on July 26<sup>th</sup>. The event will help raise money to support homeless and mentally ill people from the area. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Tender Mercies spokesperson Jackie Baumgartner what will be new this year. (get details at <a href="http://www.tendermerciesinc.org/"><u>www.tendermerciesinc.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37956 at http://wnku.org Tender Mercies to benefit from Taste of Over-the Rhine July 26th Fort Thomas to Host Citywide "Where's Waldo?" Game http://wnku.org/post/fort-thomas-host-citywide-wheres-waldo-game <p>Fort Thomas Kentucky will be hosting a week long “Where’s Waldo?” game beginning July 17<sup>th</sup>. City spokesperson Debbie Buckley says it’s a great way to spend some family time walking through the historic district. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Buckley how the game will work. (get details at <a href="http://www.fortthomastour.com/"><u>www.fortthomastour.com</u></a> )</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37865 at http://wnku.org Fort Thomas to Host Citywide "Where's Waldo?" Game Super-Utilizer Program Reduces ER Visits by Nearly Half http://wnku.org/post/super-utilizer-program-reduces-er-visits-nearly-half <p>Cincinnati-based Health Care Access Now is reporting the results of a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson foundation to develop a model for case management of Health Care “super-utilizers”. Spokesperson Judith Warren says the initiative has already reduced ER visits by nearly half. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Warren to describe what a “super-utilizer” is. (get more information at <a href="http://www.healthcareaccessnow.org/"><u>www.healthcareaccessnow.org</u></a> )</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37820 at http://wnku.org Super-Utilizer Program Reduces ER Visits by Nearly Half