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Veterans push for more history

“We are failing, miserably, when it comes to educating our young people about history,” said Clermont County Veterans’ Services Director Dan Bare. He is rallying veterans organizations statewide to work together to pressure the Ohio Department of Education to rework history standards, before approving new education standards, possibly in June.

Book fair to be held in Bethel

Check out the Bethel Library Volunteers Used Book Fair from 3 – 5 p.m. Thursday, April 29 and and from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 30 & May 1 at the Bethel Branch Library

Troop Box Ministries to host golf outing

A golf outing to benefit Troop Box Ministries is being planned for Saturday, May 8. Proceeds from the event will help cover the cost of letters, cards and monthly boxes sent to American troops serving overseas. The scramble will take place 1 p.m. at Cedar Trace Golf Club located on Newtonsville-Hutchinson Road in Owensville and is open to golfers and non-golfers.

OSU Extension program will help you keep the family farm

If you have a family farm business you would like to pass along to your children and grandchildren, the Ohio State University (OSU) Extension-Clermont has a two-day workshop series you might want to check out called Farm Succession: Transferring Your Farm Business to the Next Generation.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life holds event

Committee members and volunteers for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Milford held an event kickoff at Milford Christian Church Feb. 25. This community celebration was open to anyone who wanted to learn more about Relay For Life and how to get involved.

Rep. Bubp honored by United Conservatives

State Rep. Danny Bubp (R-West Union) has been awarded Watchdog of the Treasury Award for the 127th General Assembly. The award recognizes key legislators or policymakers every year who work tirelessly to restore responsible limited government, lower taxes, encourage free enterprise and regulatory relief, and promote personal freedom. Bubp was also awarded the Defender of Freedom Award for his service in Iraq. A Colonel in the United States Marine Corps, Bubp was mobilized in November 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and served in Ramadi, Iraq as the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Liaison Officer to the governor of Anbar Province.

Auction to be held for ’64 Falcon

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office will hold an auction for a 1964 Falcon Futura convertible on Saturday, March 13 at 510 W. Main Street in Batavia. You can check out the car at 9 a.m. and bidding for the court-ordered auction begins at 10 a.m.

Society members to meet a the New Richmond library

Meet the members of the Monroe Township Historical Society at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 20 at the New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd., New Richmond, 45157.

Mobile and online efforts extend reach of United Way initiative

United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s efforts to support hardworking families by helping them determine whether they can claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is going online and mobile, thanks to a national partnership.

Pancakes to be cooked at Pattison Park

What does real maple syrup taste like? You can try it out on a stack of pancakes at the annual Pancakes in the Park breakfast on Saturday, March 13 at Pattison Park, located on state Route 50 in Stonelick Township. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and has some fun activities for the whole family to do.

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