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Literacy Network receives $10,000 from Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support Adult Literacy Services Program

The Literacy Network received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support its Adult Literacy Services Program, which helps adult students improve their futures by learning how to read. President of the Literacy Network Kathy Ciarla shared how this grant has a positive impact on our community, “Because of supporters like the [ Read More ]

The Salvation Army sets $60,000 goal for “Christmas in July” campaign

Salvation Army today announced that it set a goal of $60,000 for the 2014 “Christmas in July” Campaign. The campaign provides financial support for The Salvation Army’s various children and youth programs that operate across Greater Cincinnati. “Each day, we’re working to shape the lives of children and youth in our communities,” stated Major Larry [ Read More ]

Chautauqua is coming to New Richmond

“I lived through a night of terror!” says a Titanic survivor. After she survived the sinking of the Titanic, she had the story of a lifetime! Here is part of an interview with actress Debra Conner, portraying Edith Rosenbaum Russell, and Mark Calitri, Director of the Clermont County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau: Mark Calitri: Edith, [ Read More ]

Bicentennial committee is looking for parade entries

The Batavia Bicentennial Committee is seeking entries to participant in the Bicentennial Parade. The parade will be the morning of Saturday, Aug. 9. Veteran organizations, churches, businesses, marching units, recreational groups, floats, antique cars, equestrian groups, elected officials and candidates, and other individuals and groups are all welcome. “Help make this a memorable community celebration [ Read More ]

Milford branch library to sell 400 war volumes

The 70th anniversary of D-Day just passed and if received almost as much attention in 2014 as it did in 1944. People are keenly interested in WWII and TV is filled with programming focused on those days and the experiences of those who lived through it. At the Milford Public Library it is no different [ Read More ]

Shakespeare in the Park coming to Miami Township

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society and Miami Township are working collaboratively to bring Shakespeare in the Park to Milford and Miami Township. Through this joint initiative, ArtsWave will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” performed by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and sponsored by The Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. The event, free [ Read More ]

Schulz selected as national youth conference delegate

Hannah Schulz, a student at Amelia High School has been selected to represent Ohio as a National Youth Delegate to the 2014 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University. Schulz joins a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental [ Read More ]

County Fair to be held July 20 – 26

Throughout Clermont County in the summertime, many churches, towns, villages and other organizations put on some wonderful events and festivals, but none can rival the scope and magnitude of the Clermont County Fair. Each year toward the end of July, an entire week is devoted to not only highlighting agriculture in Clermont County, but also [ Read More ]

Probate judge seeks applicants for West Clermont Local School Board

Clermont County Probate Court Judge James Shriver is seeking applicants willing to serve on the West Clermont Local School Board in the position previously held by Mark Merchant. The vacancy was created when Merchant died in May of this year. The remaining four school board members were unable to agree on his replacement so the [ Read More ]

Judge Shriver swears in five new guardians ad litem

CASA for Clermont Kids and the Honorable Judge James A. Shriver held a swearing in ceremony on Monday, June 9 adding five new Guardians ad Litem to their volunteer based program. 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 [ Read More ]


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