Stepping Stones to Host 15th Annual Open Your Heart Event

Date posted: December 14, 2022

Stepping Stones will host the 2023 Open Your Heart dinner, presented by Convalescent Hospital Fund for Children, on Tuesday, February 7, 2023! Celebrate the event’s 15th year benefiting Stepping Stones’ mission to build pathways to independence and promote inclusion for people with developmental and physical disabilities.

“We’re excited for the event this year, particularly as we are celebrating its 15-year anniversary” said Patti Zesch, event chair and Stepping Stones board member. “It’s a fun evening benefiting an organization that is so important to this community.  We hope you’ll join us in support of the children, teens and adults who attend programming at Stepping Stones.”

Supporters can get together in person at Eddie Merlot’s for a cocktail hour, a premier raffle, artwork created by Stepping Stones’ participants and more! Alternatively, supporters can order take & bake meals that will be delivered directly to their homes. Opportunities to support the raffle and other initiatives will also be available online.

Event tickets are $185 per person. To order tickets and learn more about Open Your Heart, visit For more information, contact Sara Schaser at 513-965-5103 or email 

Who: Stepping Stones
What: 15th Annual Open Your Heart
When: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Where: Eddie Merlot’s & At Home  
Why: To raise money for year-round programs benefiting children, teens and adults with disabilities

For media enquiries, please contact Kate Vondenbrink at (513) 965-3051 or email


   Stepping Stones supporters (L to R) Leo & Stephanie Dalle Molle (Event Vice-Chairs) and Louise & Jeremy Vaughan at last year’s Open Your Heart event.


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