Cincinnati Bengals Timeline

The Jungle is roaring once again. Learn the history and the players that bring excitement to the game.

EmpowerU Studio at Frame USA
225 Northland Blvd
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Learn A Piece of Cincinnati’s History with the Significance of the Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals shocked the NFL with their run to Super Bowl LVI in 2022, reigniting the team’s fan base. Sparked by the exciting play of Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase. Bengaldom roared the loudest since Boomer Esiason and the Ickey Shuffle rocked the Jungle. Return to the earliest days when football legend Paul Brown founded the Bengals after being fired from the Cleveland Browns and the grudge matches when the teams met.

Learn about quarterback phenom Greg Cook, whose career was tragically cut short.

Experience the thrill of three Super Bowl appearances and shiver through one of the coldest games in NFL history. Through the photos and stories of the timeline you will meet the most celebrated players to wear the stripes and the young stars of the dynamic 2021 team that took the league by storm. In The Cincinnati Bengals: An Illustrated Timeline, author Rick Pender guides fans young and old to the biggest games and greatest players that shaped the history of the Bengals franchise.


Adam Koehler- Candidate for Hamilton County Board of Commissioners

In his upcoming talk, Adam will delve into critical topics that have shaped his career and his vision for Hamilton County. He will discuss the importance of responsible governance, economic development, and innovation. Specifically, he will discuss the significance of fostering diverse revenue streams, encouraging entrepreneurial growth, and engaging in civic participation. Drawing from his experiences in technology, real estate, and digital design, Adam will highlight how these principles can drive positive change in our communities.


Speaker Bios:

Rick Pender is a veteran freelance writer and former public relations, marketing, and fundraising professional. He writes theater reviews for CityBeat (and formerly was its arts and entertainment editor); he has written several books about Cincinnati, including 100 Things To Do in Cincinnati Before You Die (now in its 3rd edition) and Oldest Cincinnati, as well as an extensive reference book, The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, about the legendary musical theater composer.

He is also a tour guide who shows off Cincinnati’s arts, culture and history to out-of-town visitors. In the past he worked for public radio stations WGUC and WNKU; he also served provided weekly interviews for WVXU’s Around Cincinnati. A veteran communications and public relations professional, Rick spent nearly a decade as the executive vice president of Dan Pinger Public Relations. He also oversaw fundraising for Cincinnati Opera and Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio. Since 2016 he has served on the executive committee of the Friends of Music Hall. He is originally from Chardon, Ohio, in Geauga County, east of Cleveland. He earned his B.A. in English from Oberlin College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English literature from Case Western Reserve University. He lives in downtown Cincinnati.


Adam Koehler, a current candidate for Hamilton County Commissioner, is a multifaceted professional with over two decades of diverse entrepreneurial experience spanning various industries. As a licensed REALTOR® and a serial entrepreneur, he has left an indelible mark in sectors such as technology, real estate, and digital design.

Adam’s entrepreneurial journey includes ownership of Reversed Out, an innovative digital agency known for its collaborations with Fortune 500 clients and pioneering the integration of AI-driven solutions like ChatGPT to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Furthermore, Adam is renowned as the co-founder of dotloop, a groundbreaking platform that revolutionized real estate transactions, ultimately achieving a remarkable $108 million exit to Zillow Group in 2015. Building on his success, he ventured into the world of real estate by acquiring an underperforming 20,000-square-foot building in Covington, Kentucky, and transforming it into a thriving coworking space known as CovWorx.

As a sought-after speaker, Adam shares his expertise in entrepreneurship, economic development, and innovation. He is dedicated to advocating for responsible governance and entrepreneurial growth in the Greater Cincinnati region. Adam’s engaging presentations often touch on diverse revenue streams, economic development, and the significance of civic engagement. His passion for design, marketing, and leadership shines through in his speaking engagements and his commitment to creating value and facilitating transformation.