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As the afternoon rain subsided, a small group of volunteers from charities and non-profits all over southwest Ohio gathered in front of Bob Ronckers’ Running Spot to relax, have a bite to eat and then receive donations that would total $60,000 this year. That’s right, this year’s Amazing Race netted $60K for 31 charities and we were invited to watch.
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Are you riding in the Heartstone Tour on Saturday? Online signup is closed, but you can still participate in this year’s ride and help support people who have overwhelming medical bills. Heartstone Foundation can definitely use our help!
There are 3 tours available. The Family ride would be a great opportunity to bring out the kids and teach them about compassion while getting some exercise and having some great family time!
Family Ride – 7 miles on trail led by experienced cyclists. (3.5 out and 3.5 back). With fun rest stop. …
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Loveland’s Amazing Race 8
Next year’s race sold out in a record breaking 3 hours and 51 minutes after registration opened at 6pm on August 1st with 1200 people registering from 15 states.
“Unbelievable” said Timothy J. McKinnon
Managing Partner and Co-Owner of GetMeRegistered.com. “We handle online registration for thousands of events. The ones with extremely high demand sell out in 7-10 days. There are a few that reach their limit in 3-4 days. This is the only one we measure in hours. This year, 3 hours and …
Every year, the people come. Every year, the race committee makes new challenges. Even though the race faced a stumbling block in the week before the event, the team again made every racer feel special and important. People come for many reasons, most just want to have fun, but they are all helping people by racing. This year the race filled up all of its slots in just under 20 hours. That is truly amazing! The charities that will receive the funds built from their entry fees will be truly …
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Well, if you were looking to enter the race you will be disappointed, it sold out in 20 hours! That doesn’t mean you can’t still participate in the fun though. The race itself is spread our all over Loveland, with stations set up requiring challenges of different sorts. The race is always a big hit with the runners, hence the 20 hour sellout for the next year.
The after party is a lot of fun, but we also enjoy cheering on the racers as they arrive in Nisbet Park at the …
On January 25, 2012, my fiancé, Todd Jones, passed away at the age of 51. Todd loved his Loveland roots. He was also known and loved by many from Loveland.
Todd’s nephew and best bud, Lucas Andersson, is 14 years old and is on the Autism spectrum. On Sunday, June 3, 2012, Mama Vita’s Restaurant will host the 1st Annual Todd Jones Memorial Golf Outing for Autism at the Hickory Woods Golf Course in Loveland, OH. Cost is $80.00/golfer. Deadline to register is May 18, 2012. Space is …
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The Loveland Initiative helps our neighbors in need. They have been doing it since 1996 and are currently focusing on their Christmas Store helping children to buy gifts for their parents. To allow them to continue to focus on the important tasks ahead of them, they have started a campaign to fund their 2012 operating expenses. Just a few latte’s a week until February would help to fund their entire year. In this time of increased need, they are hoping to be able to help more families as the recession …
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We had a chance to sit down with the CEO of a Loveland company that has blazed a trail in online advertising. The company was one of the first with online daily deals and has staked out a unique position, one of using their services to give back to charitable causes. DealsThatGiveBack.com was started by Scott Bailey, whose companies in the past have led their respective industries and it appears that Scott is looking to spread his “buy to save” model as far as the internet will take it.
DealsThatGiveBack.com has …
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Vertical Drop Ski & Snowboard had a great event for kids Saturday, bringing in mounds of ice and an incline & rail system to allow them to learn and show off their skills. Ski’s and snowboards were the tool of the trade as kids went down the ramp, jibbin’ the rail and performing tricks and even a few aerial feats.
Several of the kids were overheard saying this was the most fun they’ve had for a while. They all seemed to be having a great time. The event was the brainchild …