New Richmond Elementary School lost 66 years of teaching experience when Bonnie Faubion and Jan Gemma hugged their students for the last time May 27 and walked out of their classrooms. Faubion retired after 36 years with New Richmond schools and Gemma after 30 years in the district. Both spent much of their careers teaching kindergarten.
The Pierce Township Police Department has collected 30 used cell phones and has donated 15 to the Clermont YWCA to assist victims of Domestic Violence and/or stalking. The remaining 15 phones will be donated to Cell Phones For Soldiers, a non-profit organization which assists U.S. Armed Forces personnel call home from overseas.
A high school student from Clermont Northeastern High School (CNE) is honored at the first meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”. Jennifer Werring was honored as the club’s “Student of the Month” for May.
Grant Career Center has proudly recognized the 162 seniors who completed their career training requirements and earned their career and technical certificates from the Career Center. The students received their diplomas from their home high schools of Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, or Williamsburg. The Senior Recognition and Award Ceremony was held on the Career Center grounds on Thursday, May 20.
A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the newly expanded Clermont County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 22.
Lifelong Learning Centers, sponsored by Clermont Senior Services, are hosting a variety of programs this spring and summer. Some of the programs featured include: Decorative Garden Stone, Fruit Mug Arrangement, House of Wacks.
For six weeks this summer, women will be gathering at Miami Valley Christian Academy in Newtown for a time of fellowship, inspiration, and encouragement. Outpost Ministry will be meeting Thursday mornings at 9:30-11:30 a.m. June 10, 17, and July 1, 8, 15, 22. What is Outpost? It is an evangelistic outreach which provide a fun, no-threatening, non-denominational atmosphere in which to reach women for Christ.
The 5th annual Batavia Rotary Golf Outing will be held at Elks Run Golf Course on Elklick Road in Batavia Township on Thursday, July 15. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 11am and a shotgun start at 12 noon
Summer camp isn’t just for school-aged children. Stepping Stones Center’s new Pebbles Day Camp for Preschoolers offers summer camp fun in a structured program designed for preschoolers age 3 – 5. Stepping Stones is a United Way partner agency serving children and adults with disabilities for 47 years.
The Batavia Township Board of Trustees recently recognized American Micro Products, which is located at 4288 Armstrong Boulevard in Batavia Township. The company was founded in 1957 by Gerad Paroz and is a family owned and operated. Today, Mr. Paroz’s son Pierre runs the company, which makes high precision machine components to ultra-precision specifications.