Basketball Legend Magic Johnson Returns to Cincinnati for Mercy Health's Black History Month Celebration and You're Invited!

(CINCINNATI; January 27, 2014) – Mercy Health, which provides compassionate quality care in your neighborhood, invites you to celebrate Black History with basketball legend Magic Johnson.

Mercy Health, together with parent company Catholic Health Partners, presents its second annual Black History Month celebration and community event featuring NBA legend and top businessman Earvin “Magic” Johnson. This year’s theme is “Celebrating History While Making History.”

Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises, is the guest speaker at the event, which takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Duke Energy Convention Center, located at 525 Elm St. in Cincinnati, ZIP 45202. Tickets are $10 each (limit four). Seating is limited. Order your tickets today at or call 513-95-MERCY (513-956-3729), press option two, then option one.

The event begins with a reception featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and music from the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Nouveau Chamber Players.

The program follows immediately after the reception, with observations from some of Mercy Health’s African-American physicians and an inspiring, entertaining message from Magic Johnson.