Next Community Council Meeting
April 21, 2015
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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Saturday, April 11, 2015 • 9:00–11:00 AM
Meet at Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church
Walk, bike, run, and share an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with your neighbors during the twenty-second Sap Run!
  • 8:30–9:00 AM: Register at the start line in the KHPC parking lot or at
  • 9:00–10:00 AM: You’re off for a mini-mini-mini marathon in which you can ride, bike, or walk on the designated routes. Routes start and end at the KHPC parking lot.
  • 10:00–11:00 AM: Return refreshed and ravenous to KHPC for the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. Special Awards will also be presented.

Sponsored by the KHCC and the KHPC Hospitality Community.

Click here to Volunteer for the SAP RUN

$12 for kids and adults (SAP Run, Walk, Bike w/breakfast)

$7 for adults (just breakfast)

$4 for kids (just breakfast)

Kids 3 and under are free for breakfast

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Saturday, April 25, 2015 • 8:30 AM–12:00 PM

Meet at Kennedy Heights Presbyterian Church

Celebrate spring by joining your neighbors for a morning of fellowship and service. After meeting at KHPC, volunteers will divide into teams. Donuts, coffee, and juice will be served. Teams will clean-up, weed, and prune areas of need on Kennedy Avenue, Woodford Road, and Red Bank Road and depending on the weather, will also work on areas of surrounding streets. After completing the Clean-Up, volunteers will meet up to enjoy pizza and beverages.

To volunteer for the Clean-Up, please contact Scott Liming
at 513-410-0934 or

The Clean-Up is sponsored by the Cincinnati Park Board with Keep Cincinnati
Beautiful’s Great American Clean-Up Day and KHCC’s Litter Magic.

Pictured L to R: Peggy Brown, Christine Schumacher, Sharifah Tafari, Dan Kasprowicz,J ean Bange, Sarah Stamper, Michelle Dillingham
Congratulations to the 2015 Board!

Leaders for the Upcoming Year Elected

Elections were held for the Kennedy Heights Community Council board of trustees at the November meeting , and the votes are in! Welcome to our new board members Dan Kasprowicz (President), Scott Liming (VP: Admin), Carren Herring (Treasurer), Peggy Brown (Secretary), Jean Bange (Member-At-Large). Thank you to our returning board members Christine Schumacher (VP: Community Planning), Sharifah Tafari (Member-AT-Large), Sharyl Barnes (Member-At-Large), and Dee Cannedy-Lowry (Member-At-Large). We say see you around, but not goodbye, to our exiting board members President Michelle Dillingham and Treasurer Sarah Stamper. Thank you for your awesome service to the Kennedy Heights community! (Pictured from left to right: Peggy Brown, Christine Schumacher, Sharifah Tafari, Dan Kasprowicz, Jean Bange, Sarah Stamper, Michelle Dillingham)
Kennedy Heights History Book Still Available!
Be a part of history! As a part of last year's celebration of Kennedy Heights' 100th anniversary of being a city neighborhood, University of Cincinnati Professor Casey-Leininger and his history classes put together a special public history publication for our neighborhood. Their publication focused on the origins and evolution of the African-American community in Kennedy Heights, and the efforts to preserve racial integration in the neighborhood over the last 50+ years. The students’ research sources include archival collections, oral history interviews, and photographs borrowed from Kennedy Heights residents.

Purchase your copy of Kennedy Heights' history here via PayPal, or stop by the Kennedy Heights Arts Center's Gift Shop, The cost is $15.00 (plus S&H online)

Along with Pleasant Ridge, Kennedy Heights is proud to be a member of "district-a" - Where arts+community meet!

Learn More

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.
Kennedy Heights board member and Communications Committee Chair, Christine Schumacher has been collecting stories from long time neighborhood residents who tell of their experience of living in our wonderful neighborhood.

March 2015 - Barb Hoffman

Over the years the Kennedy Heights Community Council has hosted events like litter clean-ups, movies in the park, pool days, a Sap Run, and the Progressive Dinner. We have supported events like the Juneteenth Festival, District A (an Arts Collaborative), and a bi-monthly newsletter that is sent to every home. Last year when the City of Cincinnati cut our Neighborhood Support Program (NSP) budget, we had to scale back significantly on our planned events. The 2014 Board of Trustees made a commitment to do all we can to sustain and grow our community-building activities. We continue to seek out grant opportunities, and thank volunteer fundraisers like Bob Kamp, a resident who continues to amaze with his efforts to collect donations. This year we have a new way to raise money for the support of our neighborhood activities, and that is to offer each of our community stakeholders the opportunity to become a “Friend of Kennedy Heights”. All donations will supplement our budget, and allow us to sponsor even more services to the neighborhood. We encourage you to become a “Friend of Kennedy Heights” for 2014! Your donation is tax-deductible and you have the opportunity to be recognized as a “Friend” in a future newsletter. To make a donation, complete and mail the form in the March/April newsletter or go to the KHCC website, Thank you in advance for your support this year!
Community Calendar
April 21 KHCC Meets
April 8 KH Youth Council
March 24 KHDC Meets
April 11 KH Sap Run
April 21 KHCC Meets
April 25 Liter Magic
May 6 KH Youth Council
3rd Tues. KHCC Meets
Thursdays Kennedy Sr's Meet
Fridays Metallic Club Meets
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K.Heights Arts Center News

Register Now for Summer Camps!

The last day of school will be here before you know it. Expand and explore with a variety of artistic joys at the Kennedy Heights Art Center! Join in the fun by participating in one of our creative art camps for youth ages 5–13. We offer a variety of one- and two-week camps for youth exploring various forms of art. Each camp runs from 9:30 AM–2:30 PM daily. Extended care is available for all camps from 8:30–9:30 AM and 2:30–5:30 PM for a fee of $10 per day. Sliding scale fees available for those in financial need.

2015 Artist in Residence: Debbie Brod

The Kennedy Heights Arts Center welcomes visual artist Debbie Brod as the 2015 Artist in Residence. Each spring— and with the support of the Ohio Arts Council—the KHAC hosts an artist to engage with our community. Ms. Brod will be working with individuals of all ages to create a mixed-media installation in celebration of our new expansion space, the Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus. Workshops will be free of charge, but registration will be required as space is limited.

For more information about Summer Camps or to check out the 2015 Artist in Residence schedule, visit the Arts Center website at or call 513-631-4278

6546 Montgomery Road
call 631-4ART (4278)
or visit their Website

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Revisit Kennedy Heights Past

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