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Grant Career Center students compete at annual SkillsUSA Championship

The 2010 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships gathered nearly 3,000 members and advisors from career training programs throughout Ohio, including 20 members of the Grant Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter. The 58th annual Skills Championship was held at the Ohio State Fairground Complex in Columbus, April 23 and 24.

Girl Scout meeting cancelled due to election

Due to the May Primary Elections, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio’s Tuesday, May 4, 2010, Kindergarten Recruitment meeting at the Union TownshipCivic Center for the West Clermont School District is cancelled.

Schmidt to face three challengers for seat

Congresswoman Jean Schmidt will face three challengers in Tuesday’s Republican primary, two of whom are new to the political arena. The Republican incumbent is running against Warren County Commissioner C. Michael Kilburn, Tim Martz, and Debbi Alsfelder.

Design work begins on historic bridge project

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office is moving ahead with plans for the rehabilitation of the historic Stonelick Williams Corner Covered Bridge.

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes its April Student of the Month

As part of its ongoing effort to recognize students in area high schools for their accomplishments, and who exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self,” the Batavia Rotary Club recognized Batavia High School student Alec Bowling as the club’s Student of the Month for April 2010. Bowling is being recognized for his service in the school community and leadership in the classroom.

Car show to be hosted by Owensville PD

The Owensville Police Department will host an open car show from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday May 8 at the Clermont Northeastern Primary School on South Broadway in the Village. The show is being hosted by the police department in order to raise money to provide equipment or training. It will also be a great opportunity just to have a good time.

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes March Student of the Month

As part of its ongoing effort to recognize students in area high schools for their accomplishments, and who exemplify the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self,” the Batavia Rotary Club recognized Asia Moore as the club’s “Student of the Month” for March 2010.

Mercy Clermont named a Top Hospital

For the second consecutive year, Mercy Hospital Clermont has been rated one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. This also marks the fourth time overall that Mercy Clermont has earned this prestigious honor. The Top 100 award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance, and operational efficiency.

Grant Career Center students demonstrate skills on model cars

As students in the Grant Career Center Auto Collision program learn new skills, they practice in their lab on full size cars, panels, and doors. Dent removal, filler applications, sanding, welding, and painting can be seen on a daily basis in the lab. To showcase their newly perfected skills, the students dropped down in scale to model cars. Students list their favorite cars and the instructors search through mountains of models at the Ben Franklin store in Bethel.

Twentieth anniversary of Clermont 20/20 observed

Clermont 20/20 Inc. celebrated its 20th anniversary with a business luncheon meeting at Holday Inn Eastgate, March 4. Attendance was more than 100 people. Andrew McCreanor, left, current Executive Director stands with John Melvin, a chair emeritus and the last surviving founding father of the community service and leadership organzation that states its mission is “to serve as a catalyst to bring people together to improve the quality of life in Clermont County.”


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