Looking Forward in 2021
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Looking Forward in 2021

We survived 2020 and are heading into 2021 with hope!  As you are aware, since March Of 2020 Rhonda and Diane have been working remotely while continuing to provide services. Programming has been virtual including our annual Walk & Roll and holiday parties. While we certainly expect to resume in-person programming in 2021, we also...

Transition Bootcamp 20201
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Transition Bootcamp 20201

Transition Bootcamp 2021 will be held virtually this year over three days, January 19 – 21, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.  The virtual conference is for family members, caregivers and professionals of youth/young adults with developmental disabilities. The virtual conference will provide sessions and information on planning and facilitating successful transition from school...

Happy New Year
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Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! For the past few years SBCC has chosen a theme to guide and inspire us during the year ahead; this year we have chosen “Envision Your Best Self!”.  2020 put us all to the test and the new year provides us the opportunity to take a moment to reflect and imagine our life in the future.  What...

Walk & Roll 2020
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Walk & Roll 2020

On September 26, 2020 we were supposed to gather at the Miami Whitewater Forest for the 20th annual Walk & Roll; but instead we walked & rolled in our neighborhoods, parks, high-school tracks, and some of us even ventured to Whitewater Forest to bike the trails in the first virtual Walk & Roll. As we planned...

Holiday Shopping
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Holiday Shopping

It is being predicted that online shopping for the holidays will begin earlier and increase by a third over recent years due to rising COVID-19 cases in the US. Although not ideal, it does provide an opportunity for your online shopping to benefit people living with spina bifida. Kroger and Amazon both have programs that return a...

SONYA OPPENHEIMER, MD
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SONYA OPPENHEIMER, MD

It is with a heavy heart we share that a Cincinnati Spina Bifida champion, Sonya Oppenheimer, MD, passed away on Friday, October 23rd after a fractured hip resulted in a hospital stay and subsequent hospice care. For many parents in Greater Cincinnati, “Dr. O”  as she was fondly known, was the first person to speak compassionately...

New SBCC Board Members
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New SBCC Board Members

July 1st not only marks the beginning of the second half of 2020 (hopefully, it will be better) but also the time when term limits begin and end for members of the SBCC Board of Directors.  First, we would like to say THANK YOU to outgoing board members David Albert and John Munnis, Jr. who have...

Walk T-shirt Contest Winners
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Walk T-shirt Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Walk & Roll Logo Design Winner… Amanda Ohmer. Amanda will receive a $150 VISA Gift Card for her winning design. Amanda is an art director who was born and raised in Cincinnati. She resides on the west side of Cincinnati with her husband, Josh, and two awesome dogs. Amanda shared she “was made...

Payroll Protection Program Loan
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Payroll Protection Program Loan

 SBCC is pleased to announce that we are the recipients of a COVID-19 Small Business Administration (SBA) Stimulus Package Payroll Protection Program Loan.  This loan is designed to provide incentives to small businesses and nonprofits to keep their employees on the payroll.  The SBA will forgive the loan if all employees are kept on the...