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Community leaders named 'Great Living Cincinnatians'

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Leaders from the Cincinnati community received a top honor on Thursday.

The annual 'Great Living Cincinnatian Awards' banquet and dinner was held at the Duke Energy Convention Center, recognizing outstanding leaders in the region.

The honor awards leadership, tenacity, love of community, distinctive accomplishments and more. This years awards went to Thomas G. Cody, Edwin J. Rigaud, Richard H. Rosenthal, and Phyllis J. Weston.

"The Great Living Cincinnatian Award is the preeminent regional honor, and these four very worthy recipients join 131 prior honorees as the who's who of Cincinnati's leaders," said Ellen van der Horst, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. "Members of the class of 2013 have enjoyed tremendous professional success, and they enhanced our region by advocating change and growth—particularly at some of our most respected institutions. They are true life-sized heroes and we are delighted to spotlight their accomplishments and contributions."

The Great Living Cincinnatian Award has been presented every year since 1967.

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