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...

2019 Theme
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2019 Theme

Each year, SBCC staff and Board of Directors agree on a theme to shape the programs and events for the upcoming year. For 2019, we have selected a paraphrase of a quote from the inspiring poet and writer, Maya Angelou. You might consider keeping this thought as your own personal mantra for the year to focus healthier...

Swing ‘Fore’ Spina Bifida
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Swing ‘Fore’ Spina Bifida

We had so much fun at Top Golf in February, we are doing it again.  Join us on Sunday, March 10th at Top Golf West Chester for a fun-filled afternoon supporting the Spina Bifida Coalition of Cincinnati.  We are offering Early Bird Registration- REGISTER by February 1st and Individuals pay only $70, and groups of 6 or more are...

Adult Holiday Dinner Club
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Adult Holiday Dinner Club

Don’t miss out on the fun! We are up to 23 registered to attend the Adults with Spina Bifida Holiday Dinner Club this Sunday evening at 5 pm at Brio’s Tuscan Grille in Newport on the Levee. Each adult with spina bifida receives a $30 gift card to use towards the purchase of their meal....

Family Holiday Party
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Family Holiday Party

Join us for the annual SBCC family holiday party! Lunch, games, crafts, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus are all part of the fun. Gifts for children 18 and under will be delivered by Santa. If you would like to bring a wrapped gift for siblings, Santa will distribute them at the same time. Please bring a festive snack or dessert to share.  Gift suggestions (approximately $25) for your child with spina bifida should be sent to dburns@sbccincy.org. Be sure to include the child’s first and last name, parent’s last name if different than...