Summer Living Heats Up at Deupree House

Summer Living Heats Up at Deupree House

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Senior living is heating up this July! After our Independence Day brunch with a string trio from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, we’ll be out and about all month long.

Here’s a look at some of the activities we’ve been up to already this month:


Deupree residents are great patrons of the arts and enjoy attending many musical and artistic performances throughout the year.Monday, July 8

12:45PM: World Piano Competition

We’re headed to Music Hall for an opportunity to see and hear some of the world’s greatest pianists perform. Join us as we take a trip to see the first round of the famous World Piano Competition!

Turn in your $15.00 to Life Enrichment & Activities by Friday, July 5 if you would like to join us.

Wednesday, July 10

10AM: Visit with Father Cuff in Portsmouth

It’s been far too long since we’ve seen Father Cuff. But the wait is over! We’ll be meeting with residents from our sister ERH retirement community Marjorie P. Lee for a road trip to see Fr. Cuff in Portsmouth. Join us on Wednesday for a chance to catch up with Fr. Cuff over lunch and hear a historian speak about the famous murals inside his new church.

Lunch will be $5.00 which you will need to pay during the trip.

Please note: the expected return time is 5:00 p.m. so you will not miss the Cooper Creek opportunity.

6:15PM: Bus to Cooper Creek Event Center

We’re heading to Cooper Creek in Blue Ash for an amazing musical opportunity. The World Famous Harry James Orchestra, is making a command return to Cincinnati. They’ll be performing a line-up of swinging hits like “It’s Been a Long Long Time,” “I’ve Heard That Song Before,” “Ciribirbin,” and “You Made Me Love You”. Tickets have already been purchased.

Thursday, July 11

6:45PM: Cincinnati Opera

Residents who wish to see the new production of Galileo Galilei by Phillip Glass, one of the most influential musicians of our time, can take the shuttle downtown to the Cincinnati Opera’s brand new, second performance home: the intimate Corbett Theater at Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts.

And a peak at what’s yet to come in July:

Monday, July 15

12:45PM: Master Class with Awadagin Pratt

This week we have a very special lifelong learning opportunity. On Monday, we’ll be taking a bus to the College-Conservatory of Music to sit in on a special Master Class, given by the Chair of the CCM department, Awadagin Pratt. This is a rare opportunity to listen in as the talented CCM piano students receive advice from and share stories with their instructor. You don’t want to miss this!

Free of charge.

Tuesday, July 16

10AM: Gardening in Courtyard

Join Mollie O’Neil, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden intern, for a summer program of gardening tips, a flower arranging activity, and a casual talk about our connection with nature. Flowers and containers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favorite (containers should be no more than 6” tall and 4”- 6” wide).

Thursday, July 18

6:45PM: Cincinnati Opera

We’re heading to Music Hall for a breath-taking performance of Aida featuring lauded soprano Latonia Moore in the title role, fresh off her Met debut last season.

Friday, July 19

7:30PM: Concert by Alex and Connie Ignatiou

This evening, we have the opportunity to host the talented husband-wife pianist and oboist duo, Alex and Connie Ignatiou. These doctoral candidates at the CCM have performed solo and chamber recitals in the United States and the Republic of Cyprus!

Come out and see Alex and Connie in a full blown concert; it’s not to be missed!

Monday, July 22

10-11AM: Seamstress Alterations

As requested, we will have a seamstress from Cyndy’s Alterations on-site to provide services. Head down to the Art Studio with all your alterations, and just pay when you receive your bill.

Wednesday, July 24

4PM: Art Gallery Opening and Reception

We welcome Contemporary Master and local artist, Chuck Marshall, for a special two-part entertainment evening. First, courtesy of the Mary Ran Gallery, Chuck will be showing a selection of his wonderful paintings, in our gallery.

Then after dinner, we’ll get to watch Chuck create a portrait of one of our very own residents! We will have a drawing for the resident portrait. If you would like to enter, place an asterisk by your name on the sign-up sheet.


Image Credit: The World Piano Competition

Bryan Reynolds
July 12, 2013
Bryan Reynolds is the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Bryan is responsible for developing and implementing ERS' digital marketing strategy, and overseeing the website, social media outlets, audio and video content and online advertising. After originally attending The Ohio State University, he graduated from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of fine arts focused on electronic media. Bryan loves to share his passion for technology by assisting older adults with their computer and mobile devices. He has taught several classes within ERS communities as well as at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute run by the University of Cincinnati. He also participates on the Technology Team at ERS to help provide direction. Bryan and his wife Krista currently reside in Lebanon, Ohio with their 5 children.

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