Take Steps Cincinnati
Finding Cures is our Goal and Take Steps Cincinnati is raising the critical dollars needed to fund the research to find cures! This year our goal is to raise $120,000 to fund research, BUT we can’t reach it without your help! Take Steps Cincinnati is on Saturday May 17th at Sharon Woods in Sharonville, Ohio!
A very special THANK YOU to those of you that have already registered and are fundraising-Keep up the great work you’ve helped us raise almost $26k so far! NOW is thetime to reach out to your friends and family to inviteTHEIR friends and family to join us on May 17thand help to raise the crucial dollars needed to fund research and find cures! Keep up the great work and thank forcontinuing to helpus meet our goal-DON’T forget about the awesome incentives you can earn!
$25-Wrist Band (for food and drinks)
$100-Take Steps T-Shirt
$250-Take Steps Baseball Cap
$500-Take Steps Long Sleeve Shirt
$1000-Your choice of a Fleece Pullover or Vest (to be received 21 days post walk)
Redemption for the rewards below will be sent via email approximately 21 days post walk. Please look for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
$2500-Take Steps Cooler
$5000-Noise Canceling Headphones or a mini camcorder
$10,000-Kindle e-Reader or a Keurig Coffee Maker
If you haven’t registered yet than WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Register now! It’s the perfect time to start fundraising. Please visit www.cctakesteps.org/cincinnati to register NOW or contact Shawn Baker at 513.772.3550 ext. 3 or email@example.com!
Bridgestone National Round-Up Campaign April & May 2014
2,200 retail locations nationwide, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, ExpertTire, Tires Plus, and Wheel Works, will support the efforts of CCFA through a program that offers customers the opportunity to round up their transactions to the nearest dollar for CCFA. Stop into your nearest Bridgestone stores and ROUND-UP for CCFA TODAY!!!
It’s not a matter of IF we are going to find cures- It’s a matter of WHEN!
A Very Special Thank you to our National Take Steps Sponsors:
Thank you to our Local Take Steps Sponsors:
Can’t make Take Steps Cincinnati 2014 on May 17th? Make a donation today by visiting www.cctakesteps.org/cincinnati or attend Take Steps Dayton, September 13, 2014 at Wegerzyn Gardens. For more details and to register visit www.cctakesteps.org/dayton today!
It’s Not Too Late To Join Team Challenge!
Team Southwest Ohio has over 40 participants heading to various destinations this summer, and you can still join us in Chicago, Napa, Jamestown, Kona, Philadelphia, Bass Lake or Dublin! You can get fit, make friends, and change lives with us! Contact Traci Osborne, Endurance Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-772-3550x2 to set up a time to discuss the program.
If your summer is already full, consider our WINTER season! We’re heading back to Vegas, and NEW THIS YEAR, we’ve also added races in Palm Beach and Dallas. Email email@example.com so you can be one of the first to know details about our fabulous winter destinations!
Don’t miss some of our teammates’ upcoming fundraisers!
3rd Party Special Events
5th Annual Alex Jones Memorial Golf Outing and Dinner
Friday, June 13th at Heatherwoode Golf Course in Springboro
This is a scramble format, Shot Gun start at 1:30PM with dinner to follow at 6:30PM.
Visit Alexjonesmemorial.com or contact Dave Jones @ 513-520-9904 for more information.
Sunday, June 22th
5201 Lodge Road
College Corner, OH, 45003
The Hueston Woods Triathlon benefits charities which fund research for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Muscular Dystrophy. The event features a beach start swim, a scenic bike route which leads you though the countryside and the city of Oxford, and a quiet serene run on the Sugar Bush Trail of Hueston Woods. A perfect blend of terrain and events for all levels of competitors. A free kids fun run will also give the kids something to look forward to as they get a chance to run through the finish line and receive a medal and t-shirt.
Register online at http://get2itevents.com/.
6th Annual Matt Baker Memorial Golf Classic
Saturday, June 28th
Tee Times will start at 11 AM and will be made available a week ahead of time
Format is 4 person scramble, and signups can be made as a 4 person team or individually
DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UP is Saturday, June 14, 2014
The cost to play is $70 per golfer and includes greens fees,ï»¿ golf cart, t-shirt, and a door prize.
The cost to sponsor a hole is $100 and includes a small sign at the hole, and a message of your choosing (all proceeds benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America)
In order to maximize our donation, I am asking for any donations in the form of prizes and raffle items. (Sports Memorabilia, Golf Equipment, Bengals/Reds Tickets, Hotel Rooms, Gift Certificates, etc.) Thank You! If you will be donating a prize, please note below, and it can be sent to myself, brought to the course, or other arrangements can be made.
Any questions, please e-mail Nick Baker at Baker54@aol.com, or by phone (513)254-5541.
The Marla Hunter Foundation Annual Monte Carlo Night
July 20, 2014
Cincinnati Marriot Northeast
For more information, please visit marlahunter.com or contact Shunter@us.IBM.com.
For more information on these 3rd party specials, visit http://www.ccfa.org/events/events-index-page.html?chapter=334310727.
SAVE THE DATE EARLY...
for our 3rd Annual Kick for Crohn’s and Colitis…an evening of extraordinary events! special event. This year, our event will take place on either Friday, November 7th or Friday, November 14th in Paul Brown Stadium’s East Club Lounge. Join Cincinnati Bengals Honorary Chairs Mike Nugent, Kevin Huber and Clark Harris and other very special guests for an evening of on-field activities and fun! Stay tuned for more exciting information once the official NFL schedule is released.
Advances in IBD Webinar
Join us Wednesday, April 30th from 8:00PM - 9:00PM for our annual Advances in IBD Webinar. Click here to register!
SHOP TIL YOU DROP - KROGER and CCFA-Southwest Ohio request your continued support!
If you are not already a Kroger Rewards Program member for CCFA Southwest Ohio now is your chance to make a difference!
Every time you swipe your Kroger plus cards, CCFA Southwest Ohio benefits. It is easy, and will not affect your fuel points or other incentives and benefits you have with Kroger in anyway.
Please remember, if you already support CCFA Southwest Ohio with Kroger, you MUST re-register during the month of April and select CCFA-Southwest Ohio again as your Not for profit organization to support!!!! You simply go on-line to Kroger.com and follow the instructions to elect CCFA Southwest Ohio as your not-for-profit organization choice for their Kroger Rewards Program.
Camp Oasis will be held at Camp Copneconic in Fenton, MI July 6th-12th, 2014. Apply online at www.ccfa.org/camps. The application deadline has passed; however, there are still a few spaces available. Please apply soon or call if you’re interested. If you have any questions, please call 855-847-9433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Oasis is a program for children and teens with medically stable Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We serve campers entering grades 2-11 in 2014, and Leaders in Training entering grade 12 in 2014.
For more information, visit www.ccfa.org/get-involved/camp-oasis/.
Pathways to Cures: Game-changing IBD Research
If you haven’t heard about the exciting research currently taking place, take a few minutes to learn more!
Within the first year, The CCFA Genetics Initiative had already discovered at least two genetic pathways that are targetable by existing chemicals/drugs - one of which has already proven to be safe in humans. With continued investment into this research and advancement to clinical trials, The CCFA Genetics Initiative is on the cutting edge of changing lives of IBD patients everywhere.
Check out the video here: http://www.ccfa.org/research/current-research-studies/ibd-genetics-video.html.
Local Support Groups
703 Compton Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45231
Family Life Center.
Meets: Third Monday, Monthly, 7 to 8:30 PM
10500 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Bethesda North Hospital, Schreiner Room
Meets: Third Tuesday, Monthly, 7 to 8:30 PM
Interested in starting a support group in your area? Contact the Southwest Ohio Chapter at 513.772.3550 or email@example.com.
Volunteer at Your Local Chapter!
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help us both in and out of the office. Office tasks include typing, filing, mailings, and other administrative tasks. Out of office tasks include helping with calls to potential donors, and distribution of marketing materials. You could also choose to serve on a planning committee for a special event, or as an ambassador to local patients. Contact Executive Director Aaron Bley at 513-772-3550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested.