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Difference Maker Awards

Duke Energy Children's Museum's Difference Maker Awards honor youth, adults, businesses and agencies that share our focus to better the lives of children in our community. Difference Makers go out of their way to enact significant change in the community. They distinguish themselves from others by their dedication and impact.

Cincinnati Museum Center is very pleased to announce that 43 nominations were received for Duke Energy Children’s Museum’s Sixth Annual Difference Maker Awards! Click here to see the complete list of nominees.

The 2013 nominees will be recognized for their hard work and dedication at the Sixth Annual Difference Maker Awards dinner on Thursday, Nov. 7. In addition, we will celebrate the 2013 Difference Maker Community Honoree, PNC Bank & PNC Grow Up Great.

Difference Makers Awards Dinner

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Union Terminal

COST: $45 for adults and $25 for children, $500 per table (10 tickets). Registration is now closed. Call (513) 287-7074 for availability.

Support for the Duke Energy Children’s Museum Difference Maker Awards is generously provided by presenting sponsors, Harold C. Schott Foundation and Francie & Tom Hiltz. Additional support is provided by Dinsmore, Miller Valentine Group, Sheakley and the Cincinnati Enquirer. Proceeds from this event support museum visits and programming for underserved children and families.

Difference Makers Free Friday

As part of our Difference Maker celebration, Cincinnati Museum Center will host a special "Free Friday" on Nov.  1, in honor of the Difference Maker nominees. Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Cincinnati History Museum and the Museum of Natural History & Science will be open FREE from 4 until 8 p.m. Metro is joining the celebration by providing free rides to and from Cincinnati Museum Center on Metro Rt. 1 during extended hours from 4 to 9 p.m on Nov. 1, and for the celebration dinner on Nov. 7.


Presenting Sponsor
Harold C. Schott Foundation
Francie & Tom Hiltz
Difference Maker Sponsor
Champion Sponsor
Table Sponsor
The Kropp Family
The Bushman Family
Cast-Fab Technologies
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Medical Center
 Media Partner