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Congratulations to our 2019 Spencer Award Winners!

On May 21, the Cincinnatus Association will present the Donald and Marian Spencer Spirit of America Awards honoring six Cincinnati area businesses and nonprofits for promoting diversity and inclusion.Those organzations are: 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Ohio Justice & Policy Center
The Reds Community Fund
Small For-Profit
The Model Group
Large For-Profit

The awards dinner will be Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6 pm at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth Street, Cincinnati. Dinner tickets and sponsorships are still available. 

MORE: Register here to attend the award ceremony. Also please consider sponsoring the event. Click here for information on sponsor levels.

The Spencer Awards are named after Cincinnati’s “First Couple of Civil Rights” to celebrate their achievements in civil rights. Though Mr. Spencer died in 2010 – before the inception of the awards – Mrs. Spencer, who is in her late 90s, has participated in the dinner each year – either in person or on the phone.

The awards honor nonprofits and businesses who exhibit conspicuous and enduring contributions to promoting greater inclusion and diversity in the community.

For more information, read the press release for this event.


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Spencer Awards

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
6:00 PM
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Click Here to Register

June Member Meeting

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Location TBD 
Registration Link Coming Soon