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BFR Parade Details & Registration

Grand Marshall

Annie Ruth is an internationally respected artist, poet, and arts educator with a career spanning over four decades. Renowned for her vibrant visual art and impactful poetry, she has dedicated her life to using art as a vehicle for social change, community empowerment, and education. As the Founder and President of the Eye of the Artists Foundation and A Ruth Creations, LLC, Annie Ruth has led numerous initiatives that promote equity, inclusion, and the transformative power of creativity.

Her work, celebrated both locally and globally, includes collaborations with major cultural institutions, public art projects, and educational programs that inspire and uplift diverse communities. Her international projects in Nigeria and Kenya, along with local engagements such as the Cincinnati Black Lives Matter Mural and the My Sista, My Friend Young Women’s Conference, reflect her dedication to fostering unity and understanding through the arts.

Annie Ruth’s creations are featured in various public and private collections. A few of her accolades include the Cincinnati Herald Nefertiti Award, YWCA Career Woman of Achievement, Athena International Leadership Award and the Sachs Fund Prize. Through her art, she continues to inspire and uplift communities, leaving an enduring legacy of positive impact.

Thank you for your interest and we hope to have you join us next year!


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Fee for Single Float/Car/Truck - $35.00
$ 35.00

2024 Black Family Reunion Registration

Parade Registration - Drill Team or Band
$ 50

2024 Black Family Reunion Registration

Parade Registration- Political Candidate- $75.00
$ 75

2024 Black Family Reunion Registration

Parade Registration- Civic/Social Clubs, Schools, Non- Profit Organizations,
$ 100