Sunday, May 18, 2003

Good News

The poster to be used to promote the first Pyramid Hill Art Fair Oct. 10-12 was designed by Enquirer editorial cartoonist Jim Borgman.

Borgman unveiled the poster Thursday at the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton.

"We will put the poster in stores, community centers, churches and schools throughout the city to promote the fair," said Shaun Higgins, assistant director of the park.

Aveda Fredric's President & CEO Frederic Holzberger and Enquirer cartoonist Jim Borgman talk about his promotional poster for the Pyramid Hill Art Fair.
(Michael Snyder photo)
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"This will be a three-day fair, including booths and a display of the work of artists from all over the country. There will be on-site educational workshops, music and food."

Borgman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning winning cartoonist, will conduct a workshop. ( Borgman's Web site )

Pyramid Hill is a nonprofit organization. Funds raised at the fair will help sustain and maintain the art and grounds of the park.

Artists who wishes to be involved should visit the Web site:

For information, call (513) 868-8336.


Greenhills Fire Chief Tony Spaeth, who also manages a Kroger store, is the recipient of the company's 2002 Community Service Award.

Spaeth has been with the Kroger Co. for 17 years. He is active in the Greenhills area and is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and youth groups. He joined the Greenhills Fire Department in 1983 and serves as the chief and EMT-firefighter.

Each Kroger division nationwide submits a nomination to the corporate office.


Kenan Fikri, president of the local German Club and a fifth-year German student in the advanced placement class at Oak Hills High School, will get a chance to expand his knowledge in foreign culture.

He has won the prestigious Congress Bundestag scholarship for this region.

The scholarship will allow him to live abroad for a year with a German family.

He has visited Dingolfing, Germany, through a high school exchange program.


Scout Troop 6469 and leader Julia Leary of Kings Junior High School will be honored Tuesday by the Deerfield Township Board of Trustees for making blankets for the Warren County Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter.

The child-sized fleece blankets were donated to the Deerfield Township Post of the Warren County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies will distribute them to children at the shelter and to children who are involved in car wrecks or domestic abuse.

The Cincinnati Chapter of Project Linus, a volunteer, nonprofit organization, coordinated the project.

Allen Howard's "Some Good News" column runs Sunday-Friday. If you have suggestions about outstanding achievements, or people who are uplifting to the Tristate, let him know at 768-8362, at or by fax at 768-8340.

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