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Ag-LINK application period open in Ohio

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today that the application period for Ohio’s farmers and agribusinesses to participate in the Ohio Treasury’s 2015 Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-LINK) is now open. Celebrating its 30th year of assisting Ohio’s agribusinesses, Ag-LINK applications will be accepted online at until Monday, March 16th. “Agriculture is at the heart [ Read More ]

Stepping Stones names Crow new Director of Development

Kelly Crow has been named Director of Development for Stepping Stones, Inc., a $4.7 million non-profit agency providing support services for people with disabilities. Stepping Stones is a United Way partner agency with campuses in Indian Hill, Batavia and Norwood. Crow, of Warren County, is the former Director of Development of the Dan Beard Council, [ Read More ]

Shaun Hoskins of Batavia named to Verizon Wireless’ Prestigious President’s Cabinet

Verizon Wireless has named Shaun Hoskins, solutions manager, to the company’s prestigious President’s Cabinet. The honor is reserved for those ranking in the top 0.6% percent nationally in sales during 2014, placing him as one of the company’s top performers from among roughly 33,000 sales people nationwide. He earned the distinction by demonstrating exceptional sales [ Read More ]

Library board building committee to meet

The Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees’ building committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 2, in the administration building, 326 Broadway St. in Batavia. The committee will open the meeting in public session, but will move immediately into executive session.

Clermont County celebrates Ohio 4-H Week

As part of the nation’s largest youth development and mentoring organization, Ohio State University Extension Clermont County is helping Ohio 4-H celebrate during the week of March 8-14. “We celebrate Ohio 4-H Week at this time of year because it’s a time when many youth sign up for 4-H membership,” said Kelly Royalty, Clermont 4-H [ Read More ]

J. B. Covert Lodge launches Kyle Adkins Memorial Scholarship

The officers and members of J. B. Covert Masonic Lodge were deeply saddened in July of 2014 with the passing of their member and friend Kyle Adkins. He was Master of J. B. Covert Lodge in 2008 and served as Trustee and Chaplain as a Past Master. Kyle’s love of life was evident in everything [ Read More ]

No local Girl Scout Cookie shortage

Some national media have ran stories that state there is a shortage of Girl Scout Cookies this year. Within the 32 counties served by Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, people who ordered cookies from girls this year will receive their full order. Girl Scout Cookies will be delivered to the troops between February 27 and [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Nature Center launched Milkweed to Monarch Initiative

Cincinnati Nature Center, a partner in the national Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) collaboration, reports the latest estimated count for monarch butterflies currently overwintering in Mexico is up 69% from last year’s record low. According to Bill Creasey, Chief Naturalist at Cincinnati Nature Center, “While the current estimated number of monarchs has increased over last year’s [ Read More ]

Clermont County March for Babies is set to help babies be born healthy

On May 16, 2015 at Miami Meadows Park in Milford, Ohio, families and local business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual Clermont County March for Babies event—the nations oldest walk fundraiser which raises critical funds for research and programs that prevent premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. The chairperson for [ Read More ]

Chatfield College named a ‘Best Value School’ for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Chatfield College in St. Martin (Brown County) and Cincinnati, OH has been designated a Best Value School by University Research & Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a post-secondary school. The Best Value award committee selected Chatfield from the nearly 8,000 eligible postsecondary [ Read More ]

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