VIDEO: Marty Brennaman Honored With Forty Four Award

On February 10, 2018, The Dragonfly Foundation presented Marty Brennaman with the organization’s Forty Four Award during the organization’s 7th Annual Grand Gala at the Renaissance Hotel. Marty Brennaman, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Broadcasting Legend, was introduced by Reds VP, Karen Forgus, who recounted the night in 2012 when Marty shaved his head at Great American Ball Park. That …

Dragonfly Reminds Young Cancer Patients How Cool They Really Are!

THE DRAGONFLY FOUNDATION’S NEWEST “I AM STILL ME”® CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES WITH HELP OF LUXOTTICA RETAIL NORTH AMERICA – AND SOME REALLY COOL SHADES! At a Cincinnati Reds game in October of 2010, when Marty Brennaman, Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcasting Legend, took off his jersey to reveal The Dragonfly Foundation’s “I Am Still Me” shirt, he immediately made Dragonflies and …

“Brennaman happy to help children with cancer”

Reds broadcaster forms lasting bond with charitable organization Reprinted from MLB.com http://m.reds.mlb.com/news/article/159865688/marty-brennaman-helps-children-with-cancer By Alyson Footer / MLB.com | December 17th, 2015 CINCINNATI — It started just over three years ago when Marty Brennaman, somewhat jokingly at first, said he’d shave his head if the Cincinnati Reds’ winning streak reached 10 games. The Reds won their 10th in a row, and …

Video: Hear How A Dragonfly Board Member & The Director of Oncology of Cincinnati Children’s Regard Dragonfly

(PLEASE SHARE!) On September 29, 2015, The Dragonfly Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit, held a news conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The video describes the announcement, and provides insight into how Dr. John Perentesis, Director of Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute, and Marty Brennaman, a Dragonfly Board Member & Spokesman, regard The Dragonfly Foundation and the …

WCPO: “The Dragonfly Foundation has big plans to keep helping sick kids”

By Rory Glynn Reprinted from http://www.wcpo.com/news/insider/the-dragonfly-foundation-brought-to-fame-by-marty-brennaman-has-big-goals-to-keep-helping-kids Marty Brennaman’s head was shaved because the Reds won. The Reds broadcaster had promised then-coach Chris Speier he’d shave it if the Reds’ winning streak back in July 2012 reached 10 games. It did and Brennaman did, right on the Great American Ball Park field after a Friday night game. The winning streak is not what anyone remembers. What they …

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Business Courier Article: Dragonfly Foundation launches campaign for $30M residential community

Tom Demeropolis Senior Staff Reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/02/16/dragonfly-foundation-launches-campaign-for-30m.html http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/02/16/dragonfly-foundation-launches-campaign-for-30m.html When Dragonfly Foundation co-founders Ria Davidson and Christine Neitzke started talking about a new space for the group’s patient/family retreat, called the Landing, they had no idea they were starting on a journey that will create a community unlike any other in the nation. Working with Dan deStefano, president of …

A Dragonfly with Marty Brennaman from the Reds at Reds Fest

Reds Players, Marty Brennaman, Cincinnati Bell & CBTS Hit A Home Run With our Dragonfly Families

We took a bunch of our Dragonflies to a private suite at the Cincinnati Reds’ Reds Fest today, thanks to Cincinnati Bell and CBTS. Highlights included: — Watching Cincinnati Reds players jump rope, draw, high five, limbo, sign autographs, hug and fist bump our kids and their families — Seeing all the smiles — Listening to the kids ask players …

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Our volunteer, Mary Lou, is recognized by AARP!

MARY LOU EARNS HER WINGS Source: http://local.aarp.org/news/mary-lou-parrott-earns-her-wings-37368.html#sthash.9ISI6CW4.dpuf By Tara McQuinley, AARP Cincinnati Intern As I entered the Dragonfly Foundation, a patient family center affectionately called, “The Landing”, Mary Lou Parrott was waiting for me behind the welcome desk with a bright smile. She is short in stature, but high in energy. The Landing is an area filled with comfy couches …

Marni (Volunteer) and Jordan (Supporter)

A Day Filled with Trucks, Puppies, and Bracelets

From our Intern, Marni Grow: The Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant in Milford is known for their legendary chicken wings, but their customers also know about their immense love for The Dragonfly Foundation. Saturday’s event was their second annual “Truck Touch” event benefiting Dragonfly. The restaurant’s general manager, Kathleen, has been strong supporter of The Dragonfly Foundation ever since her nephew’s three-year-old son became a Dragonfly. The little …

Our Gala Was A Huge Success!

We are so grateful to the many people that helped make our 3rd Annual Hearts for Dragonflies Gala such a success. The event, which was held on 2/15/14 at the Marriott in Mason, OH, raised more than $60,000! Here are some of the many stars of the evening: Event Chairs: Janet Nelson from Halo Branded Solutions and Donna Thorman from …