September 9, 2022
News and information from the City of Blue Ash
Inside this issue:

  • Beautification Awards presented at Council Meeting
  • 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb this Sunday
  • Flag disposal ceremony held at the North Fire Station
  • Welcome Home Veterans Event coming up at Summit Park
  • Dunk the Police at the PD Open House on 9/14
  • Free event will offer insight into mental health
  • Summit Park improvements update
  • Blue Ash delegates take off for Sister City trip
  • More upcoming events and important dates
Beautification Awards presented at Council Meeting
All of the winners of this year’s Blue Ash Beautification Contest attended last night’s City Council Meeting to receive their awards.

Congratulations to the Bork, Rhodenbaugh, Hughes, and Kaufman households! See photos of the homes here.
9/11 Memorial Stair climb this Sunday
The Blue Ash Fire Department and Firefighters Local 3203 invite you to the 9/11 Memorial Firefighter Stair Climb on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at Summit Park to benefit the Carry On USA Foundation.

NOTE: those at the event or near Summit Park will hear a rifle volley using blank ammunition between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.

Flag Disposal Ceremony held at North Fire Station
Local Boy Scouts and the American Legion held a Flag Disposal Ceremony on August 30 at the North Fire Station in Blue Ash. Read more.
Welcome Home Veterans Event at Summit Park
Many Veterans never received the warm "welcome home" they deserved. You are invited to attend a community-wide celebration and recognition of their service and sacrifice.

Welcome Home Veterans Event
  • Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
  • Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Summit Park under the Main Canopy
  • Sponsors: Hospice of Cincinnati, City of Blue Ash, and Community Partners

Dunk the Police at the BAPD Open House
Get your pitching arm ready! The Blue Ash Police Department Open House on September 14 will feature a dunking booth!

Guests will get a chance to dunk Police Chief Scott Noel and Lt. Rob Gerhardt for a donation to the Blue Ash Police Association. Read more.
Free interactive presentation on mental health
The City of Blue Ash in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Southwest Ohio will present ‘NAMI In Our Own Voice,’ an interactive presentation to change attitudes, assumptions, and stereotypes about people with mental health conditions.

The free event is open to the public and will take place on September 29, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Blue Ash Recreation Center, 4433 Cooper Road.

‘NAMI In Our Own Voice’ combines video and trained NAMI presenters who will talk about their mental health journey. Read more.
Summit Park improvements update
City staff members have completed pre-construction meetings and the Summit Park Observation Tower enhancement project is currently out to bid.

The west parking lot facelift is expected to be completed at the end of September.

Thanks for your patience as we improve Summit Park! Read more.
Blue Ash delegates take off for Sister City trip
City of Blue Ash officials and staff along with local education, healthcare, and business leaders, will continue an over two-decades-long exchange of educational and cultural experiences as they depart on September 9, 2022, for a trip to Sister City, Ilmenau, Germany. Ilmenau is located in the German state of Thuringia and has a population of 40,000.

The weeklong trip will focus on exchanging ideas and best practices in the field of healthcare.

The delegates will take part in tours and discussions at Technical University Ilmenau, a hospital, local businesses, historic landmarks, and much more.

The group will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Sister City partnership. 
Mark your calendar for these
important dates and upcoming events!
Click the photos and links below for more information on these important dates and events in Blue Ash.
September 10: CPR/AED Class
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., North Fire Station, 10647 Kenwood Road
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

September 11: Patriot Day
8:00 a.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

September 14: Blue Ash Farmers Market
3:30 - 7:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road
4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Police Department, 4343 Cooper Road


September 17: Teal Power 5K Run & Walk
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

September 19-23: Roundabouts Week

September 21: Blue Ash Farmers Market
3:30 - 7:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

September 22: First Day of Fall
City Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. Council Chambers, 4343 Cooper Road

5:00 p.m. Blue Ash Nature Park, 4337 Cooper Road

September 24: Paws in the Park
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

September 29: NAMI In Our Own Voice
7:00 p.m. Blue Ash Recreation Center, 4433 Cooper Road

3:00 - 10:00 p.m. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road

October 8: CPR/AED Class
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., North Fire Station, 10647 Kenwood Road

October 9-15: Fire Prevention Week

October 10- December 9: Fall Curbside Leaf Pickup

October 11: Blue Ash Fire Department Open House
5:00 - 7:30 p.m. North Fire Station, 10647 Kenwood Road

October 13: City Council Meeting
7:00 p.m. Council Chambers, 4343 Cooper Road
COVID-19 information
As of June 2, 2021, Ohio has lifted COVID-19 related health orders across the state.

If you are looking for information on COVID-19 vaccinations, Hamilton County Public Health has answers. This webpage has a breakdown of when each age group may be vaccinated and a list of providers with contact information.

The Ohio Department of Health has a wealth of information about the vaccinations here. In-depth information can also be found at the CDC website.
For the latest information from County, State and National officials on COVID-19:
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