Kelly Borman: June Brigade

Photo taken by Chas Wiederhold

This June, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Tanzania, Africa with Village Life Outreach Project (Village Life), a Cincinnati based non-profit organization.  Village Life strives to unite communities to promote life, health and education within three remote and impoverished villages in rural East Africa.  Village Life accomplishes their mission through annual Outreach Brigades … Continue reading

Night on the Serengeti 2011

“NIGHT ON THE SERENGETI 2011” is a dinner event that transports guests to the scenic country of Tanzania.  Guests  experience the sights, sounds and tastes of African culture while enjoying a plated dinner and our special “Rafiki” ceremony.  There will also be a silent auction showcasing authentic African artifacts along with local business products ad … Continue reading

Cincinnati Enquirer: Drop Inn Center inspired life of service

SPRINGDALE – Steve Elliott traces the beginning of his long, successful career as a service learning teacher and consultant to a single moment in an Over-the-Rhine homeless shelter. It was the mid-1980s. Elliott, a Finneytown High School teacher, and his colleagues went to observe the Drop Inn Center. They’d been taking a service learning course … Continue reading

Walk in My Shoes

Wyoming and Finnytown high schools, in conjunction with Village Life Outreach Project (Village Life) hosted the service learning fundraiser “Walk in My Shoes,” a five mile walk held on Thursday, May 19, to help raise awareness of the five miles or more that Tanzanian children must walk to and from school each day. More than … Continue reading

A Café, a Cause and Bow-Ties

Bow Tie Cafe Event

In light of a new partnership, the Village Life Outreach Project (Village Life) and Bow Tie Cause hosted a meet and greet party at the Bow Tie Café in Mount Adams on Friday June 3, 2011. The party proved to be a major success. Village Life and Bow Tie Cause raised more than $1,700 with … Continue reading