The Bethel Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the U.S. Grant Memorial Building on Monday Feb. 1. This will begin with a catered meal, then the meeting, finalizing plans for the upcoming Pancake Breakfast at the Bethel Tate High School from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.
Approximately 45,000 first half 2009 real estate tax bills are in the mail to taxpayers without bank/mortgage company escrow accounts said Clermont County Treasurer, J. Robert True. The deadline for payment is Feb. 10.
Happy 90th birthday to Mrs. Elsie Minnick on Feb. 9, 2010. Elsie graduated from Mt. Orab High School and was a teacher and principal in the Williamsburg and Forrest Hills Schools You can send her a birthday card c/o P.O. Box 69, Marathon, Ohio 45145.
The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Batavia High School student Jaclyn Crouch has been selected for membership. Crouch is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crouch of Batavia. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only these students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.
Ohio Agriculture Director Robert Boggs presented a certificate of recognition to Clermont County Agricultural Society for the completion of an outstanding 2009 Fair season. Virgil Burroughs accepted the certificate on behalf of the fair board.
According to Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States, at least 10 percent of the children in each state, or 12 million children nationwide, suffer from hunger. Hunger affects nearly every community. Almost 12 percent of rural households and nine percent of suburban families struggle with food insecurity.
Amelia Middle school students in Mrs. Ford’s sixth and seventh grade Enrichment program are participating in Mini-Society. The Mini-Society is an experience-based instructional system targeted primarily for teaching entrepreneurship, economics, and citizenship concepts to students.
Award winning Clermont Mercy Hospital hosted the Clermont 2020 LEAD Class 2010. Rural hospital is almost a misnomer as the facilities, treatment and staff will rival any ‘big city’ hospital. That small, little Clermont County hospital has now grown to a state of the art facility with the patient’s health, safety and comfort foremost.
Bob Proud will serve as president of the Board of Clermont County Commissioners for 2010. Ed Humphrey will serve as vice president and Scott Croswell will serve as a member of the Board. They were elected during the annual BCC reorganizational meeting on Monday, Jan. 11. “I welcome the opportunity to continue serving the citizens of this great county,” said Proud, who is in his sixth term as a county commissioner.
Terah Herman, from the Education Department at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, recently visited seventh graders at Glen Este Middle School. Students in Mrs. Hufford’s, Mrs. Lubanski’s, and Mrs. Stevens’ language arts classes learned behind-the-scenes information before attending A Christmas Carol at Playhouse in the Park.