Next Community Council Meeting
Aug 16, 2016
Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church
6312 Kennedy Ave
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Kennedy Heights is one of 52 recognized neighborhoods within the City of Cincinnati. It is located in the northeast corner of Cincinnati, Ohio. Kennedy Heights straddles Montgomery Road between Pleasant Ridge and Silverton. The Kennedy Heights Community Council is the official body designated by the City of Cincinnati to represent and serve the neighborhood's 2,800 households.
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Kennedy Heights Community Calendar
Day Date What When Where
Tue 06/28/16 KHDC Meeting 6:30-–8:30 KH Presbyterian Church
Wed. 07/06/16 KH Youth Council 5 - 6 PM Shroder Paideia, Library Media Center, 5030 Duck Creek Rd.
Sat. 07/06/16 Play in the Park • Madcap 6:30–8:00 KH Park
Tue. 07/26/16 KHDC Meeting 6:30-–8:30 KH Presbyterian Church
Wed. 07/13/16 Play in the Park • Music in the Park with Meeting Mars 6:30–-8:00 KH Park
Wed. 07/20/16 Play in the Park • Let’s Move! Boot Camp for All! 6:30–-8:00 KH Park
Wed. 07/27/16 Play in the Park • Music in the Park with FOMO Brothers 6:30–-8:00 KH Park
Tue. 08/23/16 KHDC Meeting 6:30-–8:30 KH Presbyterian Church
Tue. 08/16/16 KHCC Meeting & Community Dinner 6:00-8:30 KH Presbyterian Church
Play in the Park 2016!

Summer fun, music & art at Kennedy Heights Park

Wednesdays 6:30-8pm

Through A u g 2 4

Last weeks! includes events for kids, families & residents of all ages From Pleasant Ridge enter the park at Woodford Rd & Robison Rd

From Kennedy Heights enter the park at Kennedy Ave, just north of Woodford Rd

Back to School with Mr. Softee and a friendly game of kickball vs. Cincinnati Police District 2 Officers, led by the Cincinnati Recreation Commission

Shakespeare in the Park - Close the season with Cincinnati Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Say goodbye until next year!
33rd Annual KHCC Progressive Dinner

Saturday, September 24th 2016

5:30-10:00 PM

We are happy to announce that the dessert and silent auction for this year’s Progressive Dinner will once again take place at the newly opened Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus! The dinner will be held on Saturday, September 24. This will be a great opportunity to experience this wonderful addition to the Community if you haven’t already done so.
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Coming Summer 2016

A year after the old Kroger store property at Kennedy and Montgomery was transformed into the Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus, there is more excitement happening at the corner. The nondescript exterior will be brought to life with public art!

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is partnering with ArtWorks to create a mural on the façade of the Center’sLindner Annex at the campus. Artist Casey Riordan Millard, herself a Kennedy Heights resident, designed the mural with input from a committee of local residents. Mostly known for her “Shark Girl” sculptures, drawings, paintings, and publications, Millard’s work has drawn the admiration of a growing national audience. The mural will be painted this summer by a team of professional artists and young adult art apprentices.

You can be a part of the project, too! Everyone is invited to Community Day at the mural on Saturday, July 16 from 11am to 2pm. Casey and the ArtWorks team will lead participants in making artwork inspired by the mural. These works by community members will come together in an installation in the Annex’s lobby. Adults and youth of all ages are invited to participate.

This vibrant mural will not only be a treasured asset for Kennedy Heights, but it will also attract visitors from throughout the region. It will inspire everyone to see the beauty of our community!

2016 Landscape Awards Nominations

It’s time to submit your nominations for the 2016 Kennedy Heights Landscape Awards! Kennedy Heights is full of beautiful landscapes, but if you notice any that are particularly striking, why not nominate them for an award? You may also nominate yourself. If you don’t know the name of the homeowner, you may submit just address. Judging will take place in late July/early August.

Any landscapes that were winners within the last three years or that are in the Kennedy Heights Landscape Hall of Fame are not eligible.

Deadline for nominations: July 8, 2016

Submit all nominations to: Michele Dragga or 984? 6867 Note that Michele is spelled with one ‘l’

More about the Landscape Awards
The Caring Place!
Volunteers are the Heart of The Caring Place

If the measure of a society is how it cares for those most in need, The Caring Place is one way Kennedy Heights achieves a high standard. And at the heart of our community ministry are the dedicated volunteers who find joy in their service.

Jo Ann Ruff, a member of Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church, has volunteered there for over 25 years. She is the intake person who greets guests and assesses their needs. Jo Ann began by volunteering as a tribute to her friend who died and has stayed for all these years. “It’s a good way to get to know people and form personal friendships. People share their health and family problems. I find joy in listening and in the thank yous from the clients.” Stop in and visit 9–2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Jo Ann will be happy to see you.

Because supplies are limited, clients can only come once a month. Since some items can’t be purchased with food stamps, there is an ongoing need for personal care items (soap, shampoo & conditioner, deodorant, lotion, toothpaste, toilet paper), household cleaning products (dish liquid, laundry detergent, multipurpose cleaner, bleach) and grocery bags. Can you find donors or businesses that will contribute these items to supplement your donation?

For all who know and love Ceal Bellman, her surgery was successful and she is moving much more easily. She thanks everyone for their prayers.

Outstanding Citizens of the Month


We salute the many outstanding residents of our neighborhood who work to make this a better place to live, and shine the spotlight on our community through their great work and achievements. Read more about some of Kennedy Heights' finest!
Find out more about all of our Outstanding Citizens!
Along with Pleasant Ridge, Kennedy Heights is proud to be a member of "district-a" - Where arts+community meet!

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Nextdoor is the new social network that helps you to connect with your neighbors in Kennedy Heights for just about any reason! Choose the boundaries that you want, include other neighborhoods in “your” network, and invite other neighbors to join. The Nextdoor website offers privacy and safety features, address verification, secure encryption using the HTTPS Internet protocol, and mobile access via an iPhone and Android app. Information that you share will never show up in search engines and Nextdoor never shares your personal information with third-party advertisers.
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K.Heights Arts Center News

We're Growing!

This summer, delve into some creative art-making at Kennedy Heights Arts Center! We offer a variety of one-week camps for youth ages 5–13 exploring visual arts, film, photography, stopmotion animation, dance and theatre. With themes ranging from “An Artsy Week at the Beach,” “Artist Trading Cards,” “The CCM Music Box,” “BANG Sprouts Camp,” “The Art of Clowning,” and “Keith Haring Camp,” and more, there is sure to be something that sparks your imagination. Don’t miss a very special opportunity for youth ages 11–15 to work with Cedric Michael Cox on designing and painting a mural on the tool shed at Gabriel’s Place in Avondale during the “MakeArt.BuildCommunity: Mural Camp.”

Each camp runs from 9:30am to 2:30pm daily. Extended-care is available for all camps from 8:30– 9:30am and 2:30 –5:30pm. Sliding scale fees available for those with financial need.

Registration is OPEN, with camps are filling up quickly! To register, visit us at or call 513–631–4278.

6546 Montgomery Road
call 631-4ART (4278)
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