By Herald Staff

Christie Kuhns, Esq., Keynote Speaker. Photo provided

The Cincinnati Herald’s Nefertiti Awards Banquet will honor extraordinary women who exemplify the wisdom and inner beauty of the ancient African Queen Nefertiti on Saturday, June 2, in the beautiful, newly renovated Music Hall Ballroom. Vendor booths open at 11 a.m. and the luncheon and program will run from noon to 2 p.m. Christie Kuhns, Esq., former state representative and current vice president at UC Health, is the keynote speaker and Courtis Fuller, WLW TV5 news anchor, is the master of ceremonies. There will be music, entertainment, inspiration and more. The cost is $20. UC Health is the lead sponsor this year for the Nefertiti Awards.

Courtis Fuller. Photo provided

For tickets, call The Cincinnati Herald at 888-990-7374, ext. 200, or go to


Honorees in alphabetical order

Alva Jean Crawford
Daphne Robinson
Denisha Porter
Dr. Donna Shambley-Ebron
Karen Kasa Stanley
Leah Dennis-Ellsworth
Martha Alice Fletcher
Ruby Crawford-Hemphill


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