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Snoopy says: Get a library card

One of the most important supplies students need for school this fall is a library card. September is National Library Card Sign Up Month and it’s easy to get a free library card. The Clermont County Public Library also has eCards. Visit for more information. Snoopy is the national spokesperson for National Library Card [ Read More ]

Crazy Caterpillars evening program at William H. Harsha Lake

September is a great time to find caterpillars. But, why would anyone search for them during the dark of night? Join the Park Ranger for an evening exploration of Nature’s Night Shift during a program geared for families with children aged seven and up. Meet at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center on [ Read More ]

Hoxworth on the Hunt for Blood this Shark Week

Sharks aren’t the only ones out for blood this summer. Hoxworth Blood Center will host its own version of “Shark Week,” beginning Monday, August 31 through Friday, September 4 at all Neighborhood Donor Centers. Anyone who comes in to donate during the scheduled week will take home a limited edition “Shark Week” t-shirt. “The summer [ Read More ]

Collin Dunaway to compete at the 88th National FFA Convention

By Charlena Spaulding FFA Reporter The National FFA announced national finalists in August. Collin Dunaway of the Felicity-Franklin FFA Chapter was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Agricultural Sales-Placement. The proficiency awards recognize outstanding student achievement in agribusiness gained through establishment of a new business, working for an existing [ Read More ]

St. Martin Deanery Farm Mass

On Friday, September 11, the annual St. Martin Deanery Farm Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Joe Binzer and the priests of St. Martin Deanery at the home of Gary and Linda DeFosse (7983 Chicken Hollow Rd., Ripley, OH 45167), beginning at 7 p.m. Gary and Linda are members of St. Michael Parish, and this [ Read More ]

Join the Literacy Network at the 25th Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy

The Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati hosts their 25th annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the Holy Grail Banks. Join the Literacy Network for an evening of spelling, raffles, fun and celebrating literacy by sponsoring a team or cheering on your favorites! Teams of three from local businesses, organization or groups of [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Seeking RNs at Job Fairs

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, is seeking critical care nurses to fill a wide variety of new and open roles throughout Mercy Health locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Mercy Health is hosting five job fairs throughout Greater Cincinnati in September to fill these roles. Dates, [ Read More ]

Alzheimer’s Friendly Business program addresses isolation among family caregivers

The Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Clermont County is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer’s friendly. Through the Alzheimer’s Friendly BusinessSM program, the Home Instead Senior Care office will provide free training to local businesses to help equip employees with information and resources needed to welcome families who are [ Read More ]

Sign up as a poll worker

Earn $130 and help ensure the integrity of the election process by signing up to be a poll worker for the General Election in Clermont County on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The work is easy, and it’s rewarding to do this for your community. Three-hour training classes start Sept. 15, so sign up soon. To sign [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair scholarship winner to attend Miami University, study biology

Samantha Plante is the 2015 recipient of this year’s Ceil Bee Scholarship Award. Money for the scholarship is raised through the proceeds of the cake & pie auctions held during the week of the fair. The scholarship is named in honor of a long time fair supporter and former head of the department. To be [ Read More ]

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