A non-profit organization called The Boone Society has been working to promote and develop for educational tourism an area in Eastern Kentucky called The Boone Trace. Sam Compton is President of the society, which consists primarily of historians and descendants of the great explorer Daniel Boone. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Compton why he feels The Boone Trace Project is so important.
Yesterday, Dr. LaVaughn Henry, who runs the Cincinnati branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, spoke about the economy at a meeting of the Covington Business Council. After his address, he talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg. Henry says the Cincinnati regional economy is doing better than the nation as a whole in recovering from the Great Recession
More gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas will be awarded and Champions of the World Choir Games will be announced Saturday at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. Categories for this awards ceremony will include Mixed Chamber Choirs, Scenic Folklore and Spiritual.
A Cincinnati-based company called Modern Office Methods is now in its third year of sponsoring a contest for non-profit organizations. The non-profits are competing to win an office technology makeover. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the program with Steve Bandy, a marketing executive with Modern Office Methods. Bandy originated the idea for the contest.
In what's believed to be the first venture of its magnitude in the nation, the Dayton Philharmonic, the Dayton Ballet and the Dayton Opera have merged into a new organization. It's called the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Paul Helfrich is President and CEO. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Helfrich why the three arts organizations decided to join forces.
In November, Cincinnati's Taft Museum of Art is celebrating its 80th anniversary. To find out what the museum is planning for that milestone and the 2012-2013 exhibition season, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Tricia Suit, the Taft's Manager of Marketing and Communications.