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Great Oaks offers information sessions for adult career training

Now is the time to plan a new career in construction, heavy equipment operations, medical office management, welding, dental assisting, and other fields. Programs for industry certification in more than a dozen occupations begin at Great Oaks Career Campuses in August, and can be completed by June. “We encourage people to begin the process now,” [ Read More ]

Oasis Rail Transit open houses scheduled

Offering a new transportation alternative to the Greater Cincinnati region that will help reduce dependence on car-based travel, Oasis Rail Transit is a commuter rail line that would transport residents, workers and visitors between downtown Cincinnati and the communities extending east through Hamilton County and into western Clermont County. Oasis is a core component of [ Read More ]

Patti Trapp joins RiverHills Bank

RiverHills Bank is happy to announce the addition of Patti Trapp to the bank’s residential mortgage lending team. With 30 plus years of real estate, legal and lending experience in southwestern Ohio, Patti is excited to focus on helping homebuyers in Adams, Brown, Clinton and Highland counties. Based in Milford, with five locations throughout Clermont [ Read More ]

Commemorative stamp for disabled veterans

“It’s about time, after all its’ been nearly fifty years,” said Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #63 (Clermont County) Adjutant Raymond Hutchinson. The DAV Chapter Adjutant was referring to the last time the United States Postal Service (USPS) issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring the DAV. In 1970, USPS issued a commemorative stamp recognizing the [ Read More ]

Fair Board director seat now available

The Board of Directors for the Clermont County Fair is made up of representatives from each township plus five At Large positions. Since one of the At Large positions recently opened up, the Clermont Co. Agricultural Society is currently taking applications to fill that position. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years [ Read More ]

Students run for state office at conference

Six Great Oaks/Amelia High School students (Maddie Boyd, Liz Marcelli, Caitlyn Servitto, Emma McGaha, Caitlyn Keith, and Hailey Davis) tested and interviewed for a Business Professionals of America (BPA) state office on October 19, 2015 in Columbus. These students prepared a professional portfolio and speech to be given in front of a panel of judges [ Read More ]

Local official receives diploma at conference

The Ohio Township Association (OTA) awarded 20 Leadership Academy graduates with diplomas at this year’s annual Winter Conference, held at the Columbus Convention Center, Jan. 27-30. Rick Hinson, a trustee from Ohio Township in Clermont County, was one of those graduates. The Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy (OTALA) was created in 2003 to provide education [ Read More ]

Amelia juniors receive national recognition

As the rate of teen accidents has increased by 75 percent among males and 56 percent among females the need for safety awareness is prominent. Amelia High School Juniors Hailey Davis (on left) and Caitlyn Keith (on right) were chosen to attend the 2015 National Organization for Youth Safety (NOYS) Safe Driving Summit in Washington [ Read More ]

Council on Aging is seeking volunteers

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) is seeking new members for its Advisory Council. COA is a large non-profit serving a multi-county region. Our mission is to enhance people’s lives by helping them to remain independent at home through a range of quality services. We need Advisory Council members who live in and would [ Read More ]

Milford holds kindergarten registration

Registration for part-time and full-time kindergarten in Milford Schools began on Jan. 4, 2016. To be eligible for Kindergarten in Milford, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2016. Milford Exempted Village Schools will again be offering a full-day kindergarten class at all of its six elementary schools. The cost of the [ Read More ]

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