Community Archive

Amelia to hold 33rd annual Christmas parade

The 33rd Annual Amelia Christmas Parade is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 8. The route will proceed from the vacant Kroger parking lot at state Route 125 and state Route 132 in Amelia, to the new Kroger Marketplace at 262 West Main Street Amelia, Ohio 45102. That is a change from years past, traveling [ Read More ]

Christmas bazaar to be held in Batavia

A Christmas bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at Faith United Methodist Church, 180 North Fifth Street, Batavia. There will be crafts, jewelry, gifts and decorations. There will also be a bake sale and lunch will be served.

Historic society honors Grant Birthplace curator Loretta Fuhrman

Having served almost 50 years as curator for theGrant Birthplace, Loretta Fuhrman was honored bythe Monroe Township Historic Society. A carry-in community dinner with a special program was the highlight of the evening on Saturday Nov. 2. “This was all a total surprise to Loretta,” master of ceremonies Tom Wildey said. Those who presented Loretta [ Read More ]

UC Clermont to host an evening with NASA astronaut Searfoss

UC Clermont College will host an evening with NASA Astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Rick Searfoss, Colonel, USAF, Ret., Friday Dec. 6 in the Student Activities Center. The event is being sponsored by Duke Energy. Colonel Searfoss will be traveling to UC Clermont College to interact with the Space and Aviation STEM academy students and [ Read More ]

CASA for Clermont Kids awarded $10,000

CASA for Clermont Kids is a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who have been introduced into Clermont County Juvenile Court. CASA recruits and trains community involved citizens to volunteer as Guardians Ad Litem who independently work in the court system to serve as the child’s advocate [ Read More ]

New Richmond schools are moving to green energy

New Richmond’s school colors are red and black but when it comes to energy savings you can color the New Richmond Exempted Village School District green. New Richmond is in the middle of a $1.7 million Ohio HB264 project with Energy Optimizers that will make its buildings energy efficient and result in enough energy savings [ Read More ]

Making Christmas a reality for children in foster care

Christmas for a child in foster care is a little more difficult and each year Clermont County Children’s Protective Services (CPS) conducts the ‘Community Toy Chest’ program to help the children in their care have a wonderful Christmas experience. Last year approximately 350 children received gifts because of generous donations from the public and this [ Read More ]

Caregivers are essential in fall prevention for seniors

If you care for someone in your family who has medical issues, give yourself a big hug and pat on the back because you are appreciated! This month, we celebrate the family caregivers of Clermont County. Caring for family members with health issues can be a rewarding, yet difficult and stressful undertaking. While the diagnoses [ Read More ]

Clermont County League of Women Voters holiday dinner to be held Dec. 10

We all know that Christmas gifting is problematic. According to men and women are whole bunches of percentage points apart on what to give each other for Xmas. The League of Women Voters is deeply aware of the issue, but takes no side in the matter of gifts. To further reduce stress, the League [ Read More ]

Nutrient Stewardship Farm Field Day to be held Dec. 11

Local farmers are invited to attend a Farm Field Day event scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11. The purpose of the event is to provide an informational outlet for farmers and local professionals to discuss nutrient management and best management practices (BMPs), such as winter cover crops, and how these practices can help improve yield and [ Read More ]

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