Luncheon honors Fathers of the Year, Free community event on Father’s Day

talbert houseTalbert House will host its eighth annual Fatherhood Celebration Luncheon on June 2 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. On Father’s Day, a free community event will be held at Sawyer Point from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Talbert House’s Fatherhood Luncheon, presented by the Hatton Foundation, honors fathers from both the community and the Fatherhood Project, a program that assists men in their efforts to become responsible, committed and nurturing fathers. This year’s luncheon, held on Thursday, June 2 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, will honor Buddy LaRosa, Ken Griffey Sr., and Brad Wallis as 2016 Fathers of the Year. The luncheon is held as an annual fundraiser allowing Talbert House to provide services at no charge to the fathers.

On Sunday, June 19, Talbert House will host its sixth annual Fatherhood Community Celebration, a free fun-filled day for dads and families to enjoy games, arts and crafts, sports activities, entertainment, food and beverages, and more. The celebration occurs annually on Father’s Day and features appearances from local bands, celebrities, and mascots.

Talbert House is one of the city’s leading advocates for promoting fatherhood. To register for the luncheon or for more information, visit or contact Jenna Toon at 513-751-7747 ext. 1095. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.




Talbert House is a community-wide nonprofit that operates within five service lines: Adult Behavioral Health, Community Care, Court and Corrections, Housing, and Youth Behavioral Health. Children, adults and families benefit from these proven services. Each year, Talbert House serves over 37,500 clients face to face and an additional 28,000 are reached through prevention services throughout Greater Cincinnati. The Talbert House mission has two basic purposes: to improve social behavior and enhance personal recovery and growth.


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