Greater Cincinnati Tri-State Chapter to honor Frontline Heroes: Virtual event held April 12

CINCINNATI, APRIL 2, 2021 — The Greater Cincinnati Tri-State Chapter of the American Red Cross, along with our presenting sponsor, Cincinnati Bell, will honor the essential workers and organizations that rose to the challenge during this pandemic to keep our community safe and healthy.

This virtual fundraiser can be viewed on April 12 at noon on the Give Smart fundraising platform found at this link: https://e.givesmart.com/events/jT6/ Touching firsthand accounts from our honorees of their contributions made during the pandemic will be presented. Representatives from these agencies/organizations will be honored:

· The Cincinnati Fire Department, including Fire Chief Roy Winston

· First Student

· Kroger

· Maple Knolls Community

· UC Health

· West Clermont School District

· The American Red Cross

Special Guests will include Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Cincinnati Health Commissioner Melba Moore.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS—In addition to our Presenting Sponsor Cincinnati Bell, we are grateful for the generous support from our Frontline Sponsor Luxfer Magtech. Our Essential Workers Sponsors include:

· Ohio National Financial

· INA Towing

· Kerry Automotive

· Frost Brown Todd

· Ernst & Young

· Kroger

“Cincinnati Bell and our 2,000 local employees are proud to partner with the Red Cross and support this important initiative that will celebrate the selfless acts of individuals who are serving others during this challenging time,” said Leigh Fox, President and CEO of Cincinnati Bell, and Red Cross board member. “I appreciate the leadership of the Red Cross in recognizing our Frontline Heroes.”

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About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/Cincinnati and join us on Twitter and Facebook @ARCcsor or on LinkedIn ARC Central & Southern Ohio Region

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