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Deadline nears for vets to claim ‘Stop Loss’ bonus

Military Veterans have until Oct. 21 to claim a bonus they have earned if they were involuntarily kept on active duty after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The “stop-loss” bonus is entirely separate from the Ohio Veterans Bonus that was approved by voters in 2009.

Grant Career Centers Sports Gallery opens

The Culinary Careers Program at Grant Career Center has announced the opening of the Sports Gallery Restaurant at the Career Center Tuesday, Sept. 21. The Sports Gallery will be open to the public on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. Lunch hours are 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The students have been hard at work preparing the menu and practicing cooking skills that will result in delicious meals offered to the public.

Inter Parish Ministry offers $10 Haircuts for Hunger

The days of salon $10 haircuts are back again! At least they will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Kharisma 775 B Eastgate Drive in Cincinnati when the $10 Haircuts for Hunger event will take place. $10 Haircuts for Hunger is being planned by salon owner Donna Miles-Passick to benefit Inter Parish Ministry (IPM). According to Miles-Passick, “This is just a simple way for us to give to those in our community who need help with food and clothing.”

Daisies, brownies hold campout

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio brownie troop 41282 of Felicity along with their sister daisy troop 48377 of Bethel had a campout at Chilo Park Saturday, Aug. 14. Their theme for the over-night campout was “Get Ready to Rock Out Another Great Year of Girl Scouts.” The campers did crafts, games, and sing alongs. It was a hot day but the girls cooled off with water games.

The Maker’s Little Miracles receives its First Star Award from the state

The Maker’s Little Miracles Day Care and Preschool recently achieved its first star for Step Up To Quality. Step up to Quality recognizes early child care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio’ licensing standards.

Golfman well-known for serving

Joe Golfman, a 91-year-old resident of Monroe Township who has lived in the same house for 64 years and is a decorated WWII Veteran, is well-known in his community for his patriotism and service to his country. However, he is also well-known for being a dedicated volunteer within the community.Golfman said the draftees were trained for 18 months before they were sent overseas.

Clermont Recorder rolls out electronic welcome mat

“There are lots of exciting things going on in our office, with the goal of making this branch of county government more user-friendly,” said Clermont County Recorder Debbie Clepper. Her office, located on the first floor of the Clermont County Administration Building (101 E. Main Street in Batavia) is tasked with keeping vital records pertaining to ownership in county real estate (land) and to all encumbrances or liens upon it.

84th Infantry to hold reunion in Cincinnati

In the summer of 1946 veterans of the 84th Infantry Division “Railsplitters” met for their first reunion in Cincinnati. Now, 65 years later, these remaining WWII veterans return to Cincinnati for the 65th annual reunion of this organization.

A day in the life of a Clermont Senior Services Home Health Aide

Lois receives personal care and homemaking each week. She has a cute, but spoiled little dog. Lois says it knows when I’m coming. She likes me to wash and style her hair for her. Lois broke her arm and it has been hard for her to do a lot of things most people take for granted. She has me open lids and do some dishes and things that she can’t do right now. She loves to talk about her family and grandchildren.

Biking for America’s Pastime will be held Aug. 14 at Burke Park

Biking for America’s Past-time, a benefit ride and car show to raise fund for a youth baseball/softball complex in Bethel will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at Bethel’s Burke Park. Events will include live music, food, a cornhole tournament, a motorcycle run, a classic car show, local vendors, a bake sale, a dunking booth, a home run derby, face painting, fire safety trailer, split the pot.

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