Monday, July 14, 2003

Howard: Some good news


Urban League hits links

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The Urban League of Greater Cincinnati will host its Seventh Annual Golf Classic, starting at 12:30 today at the Maketewah Country Club, Bond Hill.

Proceeds from the classic support the programs and services of the league.

Anheuser-Busch Co. and Dillard's department stores are sponsors this year.

For more information, call 281-9955.

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Club 316, Taft Museum of Art's young professionals group, will present its annual Latin dance party"The Hotter the Better," 8 p.m. to midnight, August 8, at The Phoenix, Ninth and Race, Downtown.

The event will feature Cammy award winner Tropicoso.

Proceeds benefit the Taft Museum of Art's Artist Reaching Classrooms program.

For more information, call 241-0343 extension 38.

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A two-day leadership conference is being presented by the Northeast Community Challenge Coalition, July 18-19, at the Clarion Hotel & Suites, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash.

Guest speaker Dr. Richard Heyman, a pediatrician, will talk on adolescent stress issues.

Stephanie Beougher with Ohio Parents for a Drug Free Youth, will introduce the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) campaign, which addresses how the media expose youth to alcohol advertising.

For more information, call 489-2587.

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The Warren County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities recently received a three-year accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

The accreditation was based on the agency's service programs, such as employment transition and planning, community employment, organizational employment, community service coordination, child and youth, personal and social, family and respite.

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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 ahoward@enquirer.com or by fax at 768-8340.




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