This Week on Cincy Chic: Hometown Heroes

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Inspiring people around town

Superman can’t really fly, and Spiderman can’t spit webs out of his wrists. Shelve the comic books this week and read about two real-life heroes, who have super powers of courage, strength and compassion. Their stories are bound to inspire.

Remembering Heather Ray
One local woman devoted her life to the fight against cancer. Learn how her positive impact lives on through her donations and inspiration.

Stopping Traffick
A Northern Kentucky woman lifts the veil on human trafficking one case at a time, and she works to give a voice to victims she says are often ignored.

Fostering a Future
Helping as many children as possible is one local woman’s life goal. Read on to see how she makes that dream become a reality through foster care.

Haircuts from the Heart
A new haircut can make all the difference in your look and self-confidence. So one local woman’s organization offers hair care to help the homeless get ahead and have a fresh sense of dignity.

Fashion for a Cause
A local non-profit organization sells products that are handmade by artists in Africa. Find out how a certain Cincinnati hero is accomplishing all of this and more.

Chic Spotlight: Teacher, Inspiration — Melissa Giese
This local lady has a knack for patience and a heart for compassion. Learn how she’s helping build children’s futures from the Queen City all the way to the Dominican Republic.

Editor in Chic: An Unforgettable Hero
Heroes don’t have to stay long to make a difference. Our Editor in Chic explains how an earth angel briefly came into her life and left a lifelong impression.

McCoy on Movies: “Sex and the City 2” Movie Review
The good news: “Sex and the City” is back. But is that where the good news ends? Our movie critic fills you in on the fab four’s latest appearance.

Orange on Green: Spend Money, Save Your Family
One local couple became heroes to their children and family with one financial decision. Learn more about how they protected their future and how you can do the same.

Total Body Wellness: The Hero Next to You in the Gym
With all of the high-profile athletes in the media, you might be surprised by some of the biggest fitness inspirations in the city. Our fitness expert shares how you can inspire and be inspired.

Chic Eats: Seared Scallop BLT
Celebrate a culinary hero at your next dinner party. This week our Chic Chef salutes the sea scallop with a Seared Scallop BLT drizzled with a Lemon Truffle Emulsion.

Express Picks: Enjoy the Variety
You can test your boundaries at Cincinnati Fringe or improve your knowledge of the Bard at Cincy Shakes. Discover what this week can bring to your calendar with our events columnist’s picks.

Upcoming Cincy Chic Events:
June 1: Teaching Empowerment Expo
June 2: Free Lunch ‘n ‘Learn: Low Maintenance High Impact Landscape
June 4 – June 6: Summerfair
June 8 – eWomenNetwork “Accelerated Networking” Event
June 15 – Business at Breakfast: Network Your Way to Profitability
June 16 – Summer Style Gala
June 17 – Work Smart, Not Hard! Workshop
June 18 – Chic Chef Cooking Series
June 19 – Silverton’s Fourth Annual Art & Wine Festival

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