They next time Abby Jewell’s family goes on a driving trip for vacation they can leave their GPS at home. When they want to know where they’re at, all they have to do is ask Abby. “My mom (Rebecca Jewell) and my grandma (Beverly Jewell) take me to a lot of historic places in the summer and I’ve always paid attention to where we’re at,” said Abby Jewell, an eighth grader at New Richmond Middle School.
Clermont County government is now reaching out to citizens by utilizing Facebook, a social networking Web site that has more than 350 million active users worldwide. Citizens can go to the Web site www.facebook.com/ClermontCounty for current information on a variety of events and issues that impact those living and working in the county and the region.
Felicity-Franklin Elementary School has announced the names of students honored as Students of the Month for the month of January, 2010. Students named as Students of the Month are, front row from left, Ally Perry, Justin Ackerman, Gabe Shepherd, John Alexander, Hayley Hahn, Cassidy Louderback, Destiny Houser; second row, Emma Laubach, Connor Ninichuck, Amber Benjamin, Jordan Smith, Anton Lung, Skye Blount, Trinity Evans; third row, Faith Smith, Cody Morris, Gracie Knipp, Matthew Hall, Bryan Frasure, Bryce Reeves, Megan Cooper, & Arika Brown.
The Grant Career Center chapter of the Business Professionals of America proved that they were ready to “Shoot for Success” in 2009-2010 as they did their best to make their way to this spring’s national conference in Anaheim, Calif. Thirty-six students started their journey by winning 62 competitive event medals in District 13 Regional Competition at Grant Career Center.
The Clermont County Chess Club will be hosting a simultaneous exhibition match at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9. Hans Multhopp, who has earned the title of “Life Master” from the United States Chess Federation, will be playing up to 16 opponents simultaneously.
The snow is flying, the fire is dying, but we will weather the storm. What do we care if icicles form? Cabin Fever will keep us warm! This year’s Cabin Fever Arts Festival will feature more than 41 artisans. In addition to returning guild members and guests, several new faces will share their skills and products.
This shark snow sculpture was created at the Eastgate Woods apartments in Union Township by Robb Webb.
He does a great job with law enforcement, but can he dance? We’ll find out on March 4 when Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg performs a swing number with his dance partner Sarah Negley, competing for the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy at the first Dancing with the Stars Extravaganza. The event, to be held at the Eastgate Holiday Inn, located at 4501 Eastgate Boulevard in Union Township, between 6:30 and 9 p.m., benefits Clerco, Inc., the non-profit board of the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD).
The United Conservatives of Ohio announced that Representative Joe Uecker of the Ohio House of Representatives 66th District was awarded the Watchdog of the Treasury Award for the 127th General Assembly. This award acknowledges Representative Uecker for recognizing the Ohio taxpayer behind every dollar of state expenditures and understanding the value of conservative fiscal and public policy.
The American Legion Victor Stier Post 450, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Milford, will celebrate the Legion’s 91st birthday with a dinner dance Saturday, March 20 in the banquet room.