Branden Webber, a first grade reading student at Summerside Elementary, was honored with a Borders gift card for completing at least 35 activities in reading and writing over the summer break. Mrs. Ellen Beavers, reading teacher, presented the award to Branden.
American Heritage Girls Troop OH0522 spent some time on Make A Difference Day doing projects to help in the community. They made blankets for the H.U.G.S. (Heritage Girls United in Giving Service) Program which gives bags with blankets, pencils, toiletries and other items to foster children.
The Felicity-Franklin FFA visited historical Metamora, Indiana on their way to National Convention Oct. 21. While visiting Metamora, the chapter visited the Grist Mill.
Project SEARCH graduate Collin Biddle was awarded the prestigious Horizon Award by his employer, Fifth Third Bank, in October. A full-time Fifth Third employee since his graduation in 2005, Biddle has exceeded the job standards in each position he has served in at the Bank.
Clermont County teens and tweens are flocking in droves to the library for all things Twilight. The first book in Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling series has created a fan base unseen since the days of Harry Potter hysteria. The movie New Moon, based on Meyer’s second book in the series, hits movie theaters Nov. 20.
Salon employees at Kharisma Salon in Eastgate will be giving of their time and talents again this year at the Second Annual Haircut for the Hungry event to benefit the Choice Food and Clothing Pantries (an Inter Parish Ministry program) from 3 – 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The Kharisma staff will offer $10 haircuts and $10 head and neck massages to benefit the Choice Food Pantries located in Batavia and Newtown.
Clermont Senior Services is looking for individuals, families, civic groups, churches, and businesses willing to donate items to make the holidays a little brighter for hundreds of needy older members of our community.
Pierce Township Detective Bryan Burke was promoted to Police Lieutenant effective Sept. 1. For Lt. Burke it continues a proud family tradition. His father John Burke was a Sergeant with Cincinnati Police Department and Commanded the Pharmaceutical Diversion Unit.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area, has raised $1,293,280, according to Marvin A. Blade, assistant dean, UC Clermont, and chair of the campaign that covers Brown and Clermont counties.
Christian Wright of Amelia was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2009 Miss Jr. Teen Cincinnati pageant competition. Wright will be competing for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed to contestants. She will be competing in the Miss Jr. Teen division.