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Commissioners to issue centennial proclamation

On May 12, the Clermont County Commissioners will issue a proclamation honoring Ohio State University Extension Clermont County for the 100th anniversary of the nation’s Cooperative Extension Service. Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act establishing Extension, a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities, on May 8, 1914. The act created [ Read More ]

Nominations for Jenko Award are being sought

The Jenco Foundation Fund Committee is seeking nominations for the 2014 Jenco Awards. Cash awards for individuals in Appalachian Ohio who have performed noteworthy community service in the region, the Jenco Awards began in 2002 to uphold the legacy of Father Martin Jenco. Nominations are invited from the public and must be postmarked by June [ Read More ]

Ohio first in nation for Tree City USA communities

Ohio remains the nation’s leader in Tree City USA communities with 244 participating cities, villages and townships. This marks Ohio’s 33rd consecutive year as the top Tree City USA state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry. “Half of Ohioans live and work in a Tree City USA community,” said [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Nature Center to celebrate National Trails Day

Cincinnati Nature Center will celebrate American Hiking Society’s 22nd annual National Trails Day, the country’s largest celebration of trails, inspiring thousands of people to enjoy trails on the same day nationwide Saturday, June 7. Activities will take place on CNC’s Rowe Woods trails from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Throughout the day, visitors will discover [ Read More ]

20th Annual SW Ohio Perennial School held

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County hosted the 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School April 10 at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall. The event, attended by 122 guests, centered on five educational presentations with a tradeshow featuring regional vendors and gardening organizations. Ohio State Representative Doug Green presented Clermont Extension’s Agriculture and Natural Resource [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center greenhouse is opening

Grant Career Center Horticulture students, under the direction of instructors Gary Broadwell and Nancy Weis, are growing a wide selection of vegetables, annual and perennial flowers, and hanging baskets which will be available for purchase through May 20. Many new varieties have been added this year and customers are encouraged to shop early for the [ Read More ]

Registration open for spelling bee teams

Is your company looking for a team-building, motivational event for employees that will give your company valuable exposure and help others in need? If so, the adult Scripps Spelling Bee for Literacy is the answer! The Literacy Network is now accepting teams for the event at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 22 at the Holy Grail, [ Read More ]

Vietnam Veterans Buckeye State Convention to be held in Clermont County

The Buckeye State Council of the Vietnam Veterans of America has announced that the 2014 State Convention will be held on Saturday, May 10 at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 4501 Eastgate Blvd. in Cincinnati. The convention will convene promptly at 9 a.m. The convention will be followed on May 11 by the Agent Orange [ Read More ]

Clermont County Public Library now offers ecards

The Clermont County Public Library is now your “24/7 library” that offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming videos, music, databases and more online. Residents who don’t have a regular library card can apply for an eCard online at starting April 30. Most online resources are available using this card. Some resources, like some used for genealogy [ Read More ]

Grant celebration to be held on April 26

Although its not a national holiday, it’s time to celebrate the birth of a famous baby boy, U.S. Grant, Ohio’s native son. Born in a one room cabin on the banks of the mighty Ohio River, Grant’s journey led him from the battlefields of the Civil War all the way to the White House to [ Read More ]

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