Joe Golfman, a 91-year-old resident of Monroe Township who has lived in the same house for 64 years and is a decorated WWII Veteran, is well-known in his community for his patriotism and service to his country. However, he is also well-known for being a dedicated volunteer within the community.Golfman said the draftees were trained for 18 months before they were sent overseas.
“There are lots of exciting things going on in our office, with the goal of making this branch of county government more user-friendly,” said Clermont County Recorder Debbie Clepper. Her office, located on the first floor of the Clermont County Administration Building (101 E. Main Street in Batavia) is tasked with keeping vital records pertaining to ownership in county real estate (land) and to all encumbrances or liens upon it.
In the summer of 1946 veterans of the 84th Infantry Division “Railsplitters” met for their first reunion in Cincinnati. Now, 65 years later, these remaining WWII veterans return to Cincinnati for the 65th annual reunion of this organization.
Lois receives personal care and homemaking each week. She has a cute, but spoiled little dog. Lois says it knows when I’m coming. She likes me to wash and style her hair for her. Lois broke her arm and it has been hard for her to do a lot of things most people take for granted. She has me open lids and do some dishes and things that she can’t do right now. She loves to talk about her family and grandchildren.
Biking for America’s Past-time, a benefit ride and car show to raise fund for a youth baseball/softball complex in Bethel will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at Bethel’s Burke Park. Events will include live music, food, a cornhole tournament, a motorcycle run, a classic car show, local vendors, a bake sale, a dunking booth, a home run derby, face painting, fire safety trailer, split the pot.
Alice Hile of Batavia, and Jim Hile of Mt. Orab, have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Nadia to Stephen Harrison, the son of Margaret and Thomas Harrison of Merrick, New York. Nadia grew up in Mt. Orab and moved to New York City after graduating from Ohio University with a B.S. in journalism and advertising management.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has selected the Clermont County General Health District as one of 67 agencies nationwide to host a CDC apprentice. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the health district,” said Clermont General Health District commissioner Marty Lambert. “The CDC takes care of his salary for the two year local apprenticeship; this will enable the county to dedicate more time to several important public health projects.”
State Rep. and Marine Colonel Danny Bubp (R-West Union) this week was awarded the 2010 National Medal of Civic Honor. The award recognizes legislators and legislative staff who not only served in their state legislatures but also served their country in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The Village Association Of Batavia presented two property improvement awards for the month of June to local business owners who made an extra effort in the beautification of their rented property. One of the award winners was Main Street Salon owner Lisa Taylor.
The Clermont YMCA and the Clermont County General Health District Senior Safety Program are co-sponsoring a free, one-time exercise class for Clermont County adults (age 65 and over) at the Felicity Community Building, located at 2003 Main Street. The class will be held from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2010.