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Save the Date – November 20, 2017


Working In Neighborhoods

November 20, 2017

On November 20th, 2017, WIN will celebrate our signature event, 12th Annual Hall of Fame | Energizing Neighborhoods, held at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Cincinnati. Each year WIN honors local leaders and partners that support our vision and are instrumental in carrying out our mission.


For more details about sponsorship opportunities or other event related inquiries, contact Nancy Mayo at 513-541-4109 x128 or email at

Hall of Fame Honorees

Hall of Fame Honorees

For many years, Working In Neighborhoods has recognized individuals within the community who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to improving life for families
across the Greater Cincinnati area.


Rob Bilott of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
Laura Brunner of Port Authority
Michael Cappel of CHCURC


Kathy Schwab of LISC

Carolyn Rolfes of Potterhill Homes

Ron Christian of Taft, Stettinius, & Hollister

Edward Wells, Retired (P&G)


Brewster Rhoads of Green Umbrella
Chip and Jan Malley, Formerly of Little Red School House
Steve Melink of Melink Corporation
Dr. Yousuf Ahmad of Mercy Health


35th Anniversary Celebration
Honoring 35 Years and 35 Partners


Dr. O’Dell Owens of Cincinnati State
Jeanne Gohiller of Cincinnati Development Fund
Bootsy Collins of the Bootsy Collins Foundation


Steve Smith of Model Properties
Judge Nathaniel R. Jones of the U.S. Sixth Circuit
Court of Appeals (Retired)


Mario San Marco of Eagle Realty Group
Jill Meyer of Frost Brown Todd
Robert A. Alexander Formerly of National City Bank


Edward D. Diller of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
Willie F. Carden of Cincinnati Park Board


30th Anniversary Celebration
Peter S. Strange of Messer Construction (Retired)
Neil Bortz of Towne Properties


Jim Turner Formerly of Duke Energy
Dan Neyer of Neyer Properties
Sister Judith Martinez of the Sisters of Charity

Hall of Fame 2014

A BIG Thank You to All of Who Attended
Our 2014 Hall of Fame event!

On November 11th, 2014, Working In Neighborhoods celebrated our 9th Annual “Hall of Fame” event at Paul Brown Stadium. This year’s theme was the “Walk of Fame”, where guests were cheered on by the Junior Ben-Gals as they walked the red carpet, and WIN inducted five individuals into our Hall of Fame.

2014 Hall of Fame Honorees

  • Yousuf Ahamd, President & CEO of Mercy Health, for Leadership in Implementing Diversity in Healthcare Access
  • Brewster Rhodes, Executive Director for Green Umbrella, for Leadership in Growing a Green Future Together
  • Mr. and Mrs. Chip & Jan Malley, Humanitarian League & Founders of the Little Red School House for Leadership in Inspiring and Motivating Children Through Education
  • Steve Melink, Founder and President, Melink Corporation for Corporate Leadership in Innovative Green Technology

We would also like to recognize and thank our
2014 Hall of Fame Event Sponsors:

Super Bowl Title Sponsors
SC Ministry Foundation
Sisters of Charity

Division Champion Sponsors
Norton Outdoor Advertising
Ocwen Group

Touchdown Sponsors
Fifth Third Bank
PNC Bank

Two Point Conversion Sponsors
Integra Group
Huntington Bank
Mercy Health
The Frankenberg Group
Neyer Properties
Cheviot Savings Bank
First Financial Bank
Third Federal Savings & Loan
Messer Construction

First Down Sponsors
Cincinnati Bengals
Taft, Stettinius & Hollister
Locey, Cecil & Associates
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Airport FastPark
Cincinnati State Technical
& Community College
Flagel, Huber, Flagel
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Model Group