Bethesda Foundation Inc.

Your Impact, Your Community

17th Annual Bethesda LYCEUM presented by Bethesda Inc.

Save the Date: 2018 Bethesda LYCEUM
Wednesday, April 18th 2018 
Jack Cincinnati Casino
Reception: 6:00 PM - Dinner: 7:00PM


The proceeds from this year’s LYCEUM benefits a new Comprehensive Cancer Care Center on the campus of Bethesda North Hospital. The Cancer Center will provide a superior patient experience through access to sub-specialized, integrated cancer services located in the same building. This project will strengthen Bethesda North's reputation and serve as a beacon for cancer care across the tri-state region. 

JD Vance The Bethesda Foundation annually hosts the Bethesda LYCEUM, a premier social event featuring well-known keynote speakers. This year's speaker, J.D. Vance, investor, commentator, and author of the #1 New York Times best seller Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Described by the National Review as a "brilliant book" and by The Economist as "one of the most important" reads of 2016. 

Since 2002, more than $2.5 million has been raised to support Bethesda North Hospital through the Bethesda LYCEUM.  Past speakers have included Astronaut Captin Mark Kelly, Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, Lt. Col. Oliver North, deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, and former First Lady Barbara Bush, among others.

For more information or questions please contact Tammy Rasey at 513-865-1621.

Special thanks to our 2018 sponsors!

  • Aon Hewitt
  • Bethesda Inc.
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Cushman & Wakefield 
  • DeBra-Kuempel
  • Deloitte
  • Denier Electric Co. Inc
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Fort Washington Investment Advisors
  • Hal & Sandy Shevers
  • Harold M. & Eugenia S. Thomas
  • Hillandale Family of Communities
  • Jaguar Land Rover Cincinnati
  • J II Fire Systems, Inc.
  • James Hunt Construction
  • Local 12
  • NEPC, LLC 
  • Ohio National Financial Services
  • Oswald Company, Inc.
  • Pathway Healthcare
  • Prestige Audio Visual
  • Publicis Hawkeye
  • Qualified Emergency Specialists, Inc.
  • R.J. Beischel Building Co.
  • Seven Hills Anesthesia, LLC.
  • The Urology Group
  • TriHealth 
  • Zamary Law Firm LLC