Happy New Year
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Happy New Year

At SBCC, we are back in the office after the holidays, well rested and excited to take on this new year with replenished passion for our mission: to promote and empower all living with spina bifida in Greater Cincinnati. Each year we choose a theme to bring a fresh perspective to our work, and in 2020 we are focusing...

#SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth
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#SpinaBifidaAwarenessMonth

October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month.  Each year at this time, we celebrate the lives of all men, women, and children living with spina bifida while increasing awareness by sharing stories and information with our families, community, and policy makers. This year, Stefanie Hengge is revealing the exemplary experiences of six people in our local...

Walk & Roll 2019
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Walk & Roll 2019

What an incredible day we had on Saturday, for the 19th annual Walk & Roll!  The weather was incredible (a little warm but with a nice breeze) and it was wonderful to see so many of our families, old and new.  Thank you to Hero Strong (Batman and Batgirl) for coming out to add some smiles...

Walk & Roll 2019
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Walk & Roll 2019

We are just 12 days away from the 2019 Walk & Roll and to date have raised $38,909 toward our goal of $80,000. Thank you to all who have donated to date. Don’t forget there is still time to register and begin fundraising to help us achieve our goal! A BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors Encore Technologies, Greater...

Newest Board Member
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Newest Board Member

We are pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer Ketchmark to our SBCC Board of Directors. Jennifer is the morning meteorologist for 9 On Your Side in Cincinnati. Outside of her passion for the weather, she loves to get immersed in the community through visits to area schools to talk about the weather, walking, biking...

Cincinnati’s First Open Fetal Surgery
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Cincinnati’s First Open Fetal Surgery

by: Stefanie Hengge and Foong-Yen Lim, MD In February of 2011, Sherri Davis received a phone call that no expectant parent is prepared for.  Blood test results showed that at 18 weeks gestation, her son tested positive for spina bifida. What followed was a flurry of additional tests and discussions on Sherri’s qualifications for fetal...

Recap of the SB Clinical Care Conference
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Recap of the SB Clinical Care Conference

SBCC Executive Director, Rhonda Morrison, MSW, and Program Manager, Diane Burns, joined medical and research staff from Cincinnati Children’s in Chicago this past weekend at the first annual Spina Bifida Clinical Care Conference, hosted by the Spina Bifida Association in partnership with Lurie Children’s Hospital. Approximately 150 health care providers and spina bifida support organization...

Post-Secondary Scholarships
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Post-Secondary Scholarships

Now that high school seniors have graduated and plans are being made for what comes next, it’s time to apply for post-secondary scholarships. SBCC offers up to $2000 over a lifetime to help pay for books, fees, living accommodations, and other costs associated with attending any post-secondary education program. University, Trade School, Community College, and...

Congratulations Isabella Burton
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Congratulations Isabella Burton

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight” is a motto 19 year-old Isabella Burton lives by. Isabella, a student at the University of Cincinnati’s Clermont campus, is pursuing a degree in social work and was recently named Ms. Wheelchair Ohio. She also has spina bifida. Isabella walked until age 13, when a series of back...

Bunco for Bifida 2019
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Bunco for Bifida 2019

Bunco for Bifida is an evening of food, games, and networking just for women. The party starts at 4:30pm at the Columbia Center in Columbia Tusculum with margaritas, mexican-themed treats, and other refreshments. The cost is $25/person. We encourage all of you women to fill a table of four with your moms, sisters, friends, and neighbors to join in the friendly competition. Never played Bunco? No...