Multiple businesses and non-profits throughout Cincinnati's Uptown area were recognized on Friday for their success.
Together, Avondale, Clifton, CUF (Clifton Hts., University Hts., Fairview), Corryville and Mt. Auburn make up the area.
Uptown Consortium, the local non-profit development corporation dedicated to the area's development, held its second annual Uptown Business Celebration on Friday.
The Consortium awarded
winners in five categories:
Nonprofit of the Year - Clifton Heights Community Urban Redevelopment
Nonprofit - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Uptown Business - Community Champion, Patricia Milton
Business - Dubois Book Store
Business - Uptown Rental Properties
"Today we celebrate our
business community by honoring those that engage in the hard work that makes
Uptown Cincinnati a highly collaborative place to invest, work and live," said Uptown Consortium President and CEO Beth Robinson. "We salute our innovative and collaborative leaders who know what it
means to be a part of Uptown and who make our region stronger."
Awards were given based on a strong commitment to community, meeting the
organization's mission and demonstrating a sustainable business practice.
The event was held at the
Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center in Corryville.