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The Cincinnati Parks Foundation is honored to announce the 2015 Gentleman of Style & Substance Honorees. Gentlemen of Style & Substance recognizes local gentlemen, selected by a committee, for their dedication and commitment to our community and its many charitable organizations. Over the past decade, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation has recognized over 100 gentlemen with this distinguished award.

The 2015 Honorees include:

Jean-Robert de Cavel, Restaurateur & French Master Chef

Eric Ellis, Founder, President & CEO, Integrity Development Corporation

Dick Friedman, Retired Dean & University Administrator, University of Cincinnati

Jeff Holtmeier, Founder, President & CEO, GENext, LLC

Greg Houston, Executive Vice President, COO & Principal, DeanHouston, Inc.

Kevin Hughes, President, Global Occupier Services for Cushman & Wakefield

Tom Otten, Principal. Elder High School

John Morris Russell, Conductor, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Steven Sunderman, Executive Director, May Festival

Steven Weigand, Associate Attorney, Faruki Ireland & Cox

Kent Wellington, Attorney, Graydon Head

Honorees will be featured in the September 2015 issue of Cincinnati Magazine. The event  a special Gentlemen of Style and Substance section in the September 2015 issue of Cincinnati Magazineand will receive an award to recognize their leadership, philanthropy, and personal style. This year's reception will be held on September 3rd at Carol Ann's Carousel at the beautiful Smale Riverfront Park!

Presented by the Cincinnati Parks Foundation and Cincinnati Magazine, the event will feature hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails. Proceeds benefit Explore Nature!, a Cincinnati Parks program that engages over 3,600 underserved youth through hands-on learning.