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Farm Bureau cruise scheduled for next year

The Fifth Annual Ohio Farm Bureau South Region Member Only Cruise will take place Dec. 9-15, 2012. Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Freedom” will set sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and head toward the beautiful Western Caribbean. On this six-day cruise, guests can enjoy three distinctly different island experiences – Key West, Florida; George Town, Grand Cayman; [ Read More ]

Don’t let the Grinch trash your holidays this year

Go green this holiday season. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, we generate an additional one million tons of household waste. “That’s a 25 percent increase in trash that is taken to landfills over the holidays,” said ‘Santa’ Paul Braasch, director of Clermont County’s Office of [ Read More ]

Basketball teams to raise money for Trevor Foster

The Williamsburg Wildcats and Georgetown G-Men will be facing off Dec. 16 against a rival everyone wants beaten: childhood cancer. Join the G-Men at Williamsburg High School as they battle one another and help raise money for a local boy with acute lymphocytic leukemia. Trevor Foster, a fifth grade student at Georgetown Elementary, has been [ Read More ]

Tristate Medical Reserve Corps take part in mock dispensing exercise

Volunteers are essential when it comes to community assistance following an emergency situation. In Clermont County, 45 volunteers with the Tristate Medical Reserve Corps recently took part in a mock dispensing exercise during the Clermont County General Health District drive-thru flu shot clinic at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. “Exercises like the mock dispensing clinic help [ Read More ]

Promont House sparkles for the holiday season

The beautiful and historic Promont House Museum in Milford literally sparkles at this time of the year. “Our holiday theme this year is White Christmas,” said Donna Amann with Promont House. “There are trees, mantles, staircases and much more decorated in a Victorian-era motif.” The mansion, built in 1865, was once home to Ohio Governor [ Read More ]

Holiday sponsors needed for 60 children

Clermont County children need your help. The holiday season is just around the corner, and the Clermont County Children’s Protective Services’ Community Toy Chest still needs sponsors for 60 children in county care. “We typically have most of the children matched with a sponsor by this time of the year; the tight economy is impacting [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Student of the Month recognized

Lauren Williamson of Batavia High School has been honored as November Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. One high school student from Batavia is honored at the first Rotary meeting of each month during the school year. Students who are nominated for this award live their lives in a manner that exemplifies [ Read More ]

Santa to arrive by boat in New Richmond

Santa will be making two grand appearances at the annual River Village Christmas in New Richmond celebration set for Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10. Santa Claus will be transported to the festivities by a fire truck on Friday night and on a river boat on Saturday; the event typically draws thousands to the [ Read More ]

Santa is Coming to Clermont Parks’ Luminary Walk Dec. 9

The Clermont County Park District invites the public to attend an evening Luminary Walk from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 at Pattison Park, located at 2228 US 50 near Owensville. “This is the first time we’ve done something like this at the park,” said Clermont Parks’ Chief Naturalist Keith Robinson. “We will [ Read More ]

Kramer benefit to be held at New Richmond High School

New Richmond High School has added a second event on Dec. 18 to benefit the ‘Nate Kramer Medical Fund’. Kramer, a 2007 graduate and record-holding swimmer, was diagnosed with Leukemia last June following the completion of his collegiate swimming career at the University of Cincinnati. After being cut from basketball in middle school, Kramer switched [ Read More ]

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