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Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 marks the International Day of Transgender Visibility, which is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of transgender and gender nonconforming people, while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve our national ideal of equality in liberty and justice under the law. The first

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 31, 2022

Free Annual Parking at Hamilton County Parks Available For Medal of Honor Recipients, Disabled Veterans, and Former POWs

Valid Motor Vehicle Permits are required for every vehicle entering Hamilton County Parks. The cost of an annual Motor Vehicle Permit is $10 for residents of Hamilton County and $16 for all other park visitors. Hamilton County residents who have a 100% service-related disability, or are a former prisoner of

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 18, 2022

March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. Eating isn’t just about satisfying hunger. Children who have access to nutritious food

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 18, 2022

CRC Spring Break Camp for Children Ages 6-12 years old

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission will be providing a Spring Break camp for children ages 6 to 12 years old. The week of spring break will include 4 days of fun activities such as basketball, art, e-sports, swimming/water safety (Mt. Auburn Rec Pool), and free play. Please review these important details and steps to register

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 12, 2022

Free Highfield Discovery Garden Admission with Ohio EBT Card

Visitors with a valid food assistance card (Ohio Direction Card or Ohio EBT card) can receive free admission to the Highfield Discovery Garden on regular operating days. The Highfield Discovery Garden is 12-acre garden designed to encourage kids of all ages to explore the natural world in a fun, engaging

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 11, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a new Federal program to help ensure people can afford broadband internet service. The ACP provides a discount of up to $30 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for those on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 11, 2022

Greater Cincinnati Water Works Returns to Practice of Utility Shutoffs

Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) will be returning to the pre-pandemic practice of water utility shutoffs for delinquent accounts and late fees for past-due balances on April 4, 2022. Help is available to assist customers with outstanding balances as utility shutoffs and late fees return. PAYMENT ASSISTANCE OPTIONS Help is

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 11, 2022

Map of Local Food Pantries

The Cincinnati Freestore compiles a list of local food pantries with addresses and contact information. This is a great resource if you know someone or a family in need of food assistance. It is also a great resource if you are financially able to support your local food pantry. You

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 4, 2022

The Significance of Women’s History Month

  This month is Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is designated as an educational endeavor to increase awareness not just of the contributions but also the unique experiences of women in our history. Women’s History Month is officially recognized in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 1, 2022

Hamilton County Parks Offer Free Annual Permits for Food Benefit Recipients

Hamilton County has some of the best public parks in the State of Ohio, with wooded walking and biking trails, camp grounds, playgrounds, splash pads, and other recreational facilities, many of which can be enjoyed free of cost. Parking permits are typically required, but certain days of the year allow

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 25, 2022