Archive for May, 2012

TQL Memorial Day Fund-raiser yields record-breaking donation

Total Quality Logistics presented the Yellow Ribbon Support Center and the Let Us Never Forget Scholarship Fun with a check for $13, 771, the largest amount raised by the company to date from its annual $1 Per Load Memorial Day fund-raiser. One dollar from every load that TQL arranged during the week of May 14-May [ Read More ]

Batavia/Great Oaks BPA Chapter earns national awards

Students in the Batavia Chapter of Business Professionals of America earned several national awards at the 2012 BPA National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois last week. Only five chapters in the country were recognized in each category. The awards include: Outstanding Achievement for Special Olympics; Outstanding Achievement, Community Relief; Outstanding Achievement, Community Action; Outstanding Achievement, [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Nature Center to dedicate new early education building June 10

Cincinnati Nature Center will host the building dedication of the new Alpaugh Early Education Center at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10 followed by an open house at their Rowe Woods location in Milford. This building will serve as CNC’s new, fully licensed, nature-based preschool for children ages 3-5. It will open in this September. This [ Read More ]

Audrey Bolte to compete in Miss USA pageant

Audrey Bolte’s life has changed dramatically since she was named Miss Ohio USA in October of 2011. Instead of taking care of and riding horses, which is the norm for the Batavia High School graduate, she has been appearing on national television shows like E! News, organizing events, working with charities and traveling across the [ Read More ]

24-hour Memorial Day vigil held in Union Township

Hundreds of crosses dotted the lawn of Veterans’ Memorial Park in Union Township May 27-28 during the annual 24-hour vigil hosted by the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 649. The vigil began with an opening ceremony at 2 p.m. May 27 and names of fallen Vietnam servicemen and women were read every hour for 24 [ Read More ]

Clermont Law Library celebrates 75 years

Clermont County Law Library celebrated 75 years of operation May 24, and employees showcased the transformation of the library through the years. “It opened in 1937,” Carol Suhre, director of the law library, said. “It is open to the public, all elected officials and all bar association members.” Suhre, who has worked at the library [ Read More ]

Willowville students march to recognize armed forces

Students at Willowville Elementary School took time to honor veterans and men and women serving in the military May 25 during the 35th annual Memorial Day Parade. “Memorial Day is not just a day off school or the beginning of summer,” Willowville Principal Michelle Kennedy said during the ceremony. “It’s a day to recognize our [ Read More ]

ALB group discusses USDA assessment

The Asian Longhorned Beetle Citizens’ Cooperative held its first community meeting in Bethel May 29 to discuss the recently released environmental assessment. The environmental assessment, which was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service May 9, described the organization’s continued goal to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive [ Read More ]

Memorial Day ceremony held in New Richmond

Members of the New Richmond Veterans Color Guard spent Memorial Day morning visiting cemeteries and monuments throughout the village to honor fallen military personnel. The morning concluded with a Memorial Day ceremony on Front Street in New Richmond. “It was wonderful,” Ralph Shepherd, one of the members and organizers, said about the Memorial Day events. [ Read More ]

The Bookworm Sez
If you are concerned about healthcare, then ‘God’s Hotel’ is a book for you

Your wallet has been open for years. You’ve always been generous to your favorite charities. The food pantry, the free clinic, that children’s group, the animal organization, they don’t stop needing help just because it’s not fund-raising time. So you give what you can. Charity knows no season. And besides, you may need them someday [ Read More ]

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