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Her short life made a big impact
As a high school student, Morgan Judd would give up valuable sleeping time – Saturday mornings – to go teach young girls at her dance studio in Blue Ash. This was simply typical Morgan.

Getting Schooled on Startups in Cincinnati
Not so long ago, Julian Miller and Matt Duch were just acquaintances. This summer, they packed up their bags and moved to Cincinnati to develop an education-focused startup business.

Good Eggs
Anne Nethercott has lived her life following her mother’s advice — give an egg, knit a
sweater.

Time to Start Over
It was the phone call no one wants. The day after her son graduated from high school,
LaGracia Guice-Williams was told not to come in to her job as funeral director the next day.

An Extraordinary Heart
Doris Leonard claims she’s ordinary. A native of Bethel, Ohio, she was an only child raised by Depression-era parents who courted by mail.

Friendship and Legacy
Ralph Haile was notorious for bow ties and convertibles. Carol Ann Haile was known for her fun and outgoing personality. In photos of the dynamic couple they wear big smiles, bright colors and look like the life of the party.

A Gem in the Hills
On paper, Jim Pan and Wes Bittlinger are quite different. Wes, a realtor, has roots in Northern Kentucky dating back to his great-great-grandfather. Jim, a P&G scientist, hails from China.

Leading the Charge for Equity
When Pete Nadherny was diagnosed in 2005 with a brain tumor, he and his wife, Kathy Beechem, left their careers to focus on his health.

An Eye for Reinvention
Neil Comber jokes that switching the Scope bottle from glass to plastic "took longer than putting man on the moon."

Gathering Steam
St. Antoninus needed a new boiler, so Business Manager Steffany Reid contacted the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance. GCEA is a nonprofit that helps owners of homes and buildings invest in energy efficiency.

A Perfect Blend
Jack and Marilyn Osborn have a passion for volunteering for local arts organizations. The Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, the Cincinnati Ballet and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) are among their favorites.

Sunshine on a cloudy day
In 2000, Judy Schmitz's husband Jerry was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read how they spent his last months as advocates for others suffering from the same illness.

Closing their ranks for kids
Avondale/Every Child Succeeds teaches fathers how to be better dads with the program, A Soldier (Avondale’s Strong Organized Leaders Delivering in Every Responsibility).

Saving homes, saving families
Seven homes were saved from foreclosure thanks to funds from a Weathering the Economic Storm (WTES) grant. Submitted by Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and the Butler County Homeownership Preservation Group

Vandalism brings out the best in people
Celine Quinn was devastated. The elementary school librarian had used a Learning Links grant to build a bird sanctuary at the school. Over spring break, vandals had destroyed the Lincoln Elementary sanctuary.