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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 ]

Ohio’s oil and gas industry helps local teachers prepare for school year

More than 75 educators, including Julie Brown from Batavia Elementary, head back to the classroom this fall with additional knowledge, materials and science labs and experiments supplied and designed by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP). Through funding provided by Ohio’s oil and gas producers, OOGEEP hosted two statewide science teacher workshops [ Read More ]

Old West Festival rides into town for eighth year

Grab your cowboy boots and mosey on over to the eighth annual Old West Festival. The western-themed festival rolls back in town for another season of boot stompin’ family fun on Saturdays and Sundays – September 12 through October 18, 2015. Located at its permanent site, just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati, the [ Read More ]


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