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Clermont County celebrates Ohio 4-H Week

As part of the nation’s largest youth development and mentoring organization, Ohio State University Extension Clermont County is helping Ohio 4-H celebrate during the week of March 8-14. “We celebrate Ohio 4-H Week at this time of year because it’s a time when many youth sign up for 4-H membership,” said Kelly Royalty, Clermont 4-H [ Read More ]

J. B. Covert Lodge launches Kyle Adkins Memorial Scholarship

The officers and members of J. B. Covert Masonic Lodge were deeply saddened in July of 2014 with the passing of their member and friend Kyle Adkins. He was Master of J. B. Covert Lodge in 2008 and served as Trustee and Chaplain as a Past Master. Kyle’s love of life was evident in everything [ Read More ]

No local Girl Scout Cookie shortage

Some national media have ran stories that state there is a shortage of Girl Scout Cookies this year. Within the 32 counties served by Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, people who ordered cookies from girls this year will receive their full order. Girl Scout Cookies will be delivered to the troops between February 27 and [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Nature Center launched Milkweed to Monarch Initiative

Cincinnati Nature Center, a partner in the national Monarch Joint Venture (MJV) collaboration, reports the latest estimated count for monarch butterflies currently overwintering in Mexico is up 69% from last year’s record low. According to Bill Creasey, Chief Naturalist at Cincinnati Nature Center, “While the current estimated number of monarchs has increased over last year’s [ Read More ]

Clermont County March for Babies is set to help babies be born healthy

On May 16, 2015 at Miami Meadows Park in Milford, Ohio, families and local business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual Clermont County March for Babies event—the nations oldest walk fundraiser which raises critical funds for research and programs that prevent premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. The chairperson for [ Read More ]

Chatfield College named a ‘Best Value School’ for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Chatfield College in St. Martin (Brown County) and Cincinnati, OH has been designated a Best Value School by University Research & Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a post-secondary school. The Best Value award committee selected Chatfield from the nearly 8,000 eligible postsecondary [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA attends Ag Reality

On Thursday, January 22nd the juniors and seniors of the Felicity FFA attended an event called Ag reality. Each student was given a mock scenario of 300 acres. They independently decided what grains, livestock, and other products they would need to run their operation. After making their decisions students saw whether they made profit, or [ Read More ]

Register for the 21st annual SW Ohio Perennial School

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the 21st Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 9 at 8 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. The event will feature educational presentations with a tradeshow, staffed by regional vendors and gardening organizations. Presentations include “Perennials for Pollinators” by Denise [ Read More ]

Mercy Health hosting a ‘Hearty’ Celebration

Heart Month may be over but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t do things to take care of your heart every day, like attend a “Hearty” celebration. Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites you to celebrate all things heart health at a special free event [ Read More ]

Who is Sharefax CU?

Sharefax Credit Union, founded in 1960, is a non-profit full-service financial institution – so we’re like a bank, only better. We currently serve over 24,000 members throughout Southwestern Ohio. All deposits are federally insured up to $250,000 through the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Getting started with Sharefax Sharefax has everything you need to get [ Read More ]

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