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Clermont County seeking youth, employers for summer jobs program

Clermont County Job and Family Services and its partner Easter Seals TriState are looking for both youth and employers to participate in the 2016 TANF Summer Youth Employment Program. In 2015, almost 100 young people and 40 employers participated in the program in Clermont County. There is no cost to employers — Easter Seals TriState [ Read More ]

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety and enforcement

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The Ohio State Highway Patrol would like to remind motorcyclists to ride endorsed, trained and sober. Also, motorists should be aware that there will be an increase in motorcycles on the roadways with the warmer weather. In 2015, motorcycle-involved crashes resulted in 163 fatalities (+16 percent) and another [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to offer free classes to graduating seniors

Chatfield College in Cincinnati and St. Martin, Ohio is offering two classes for the price of one to all graduating seniors who enroll for the summer session. The Fast Break Scholarship program is open to anyone graduating from high school this year, and is designed to assist students in beginning their college education. It offers [ Read More ]

Portman named Legislator of the Year

On May 12, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was presented with the Information Technology Industry Council’s (ITI) top honor, the 2015 ITI Tech Legislator of the Year award. The award recognizes four lawmakers each year, a Republican and Democrat from both the House and Senate, who are selected by a majority of ITI member companies [ Read More ]

Clermont County Public Health to offer tobacco cessation counseling

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. causing 20 percent of all deaths, while smoking related illnesses cost the health care system more than $300 billion each year. In Clermont County, approximately 27 percent of adults are smokers, compared to only 17 percent nationwide. Clermont County Public Health is offering [ Read More ]

UC Clermont Car Show, Swap Meet set for June 4

UC Clermont College will hold the Clermont Classics Car Show and Swap Meet on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the campus located at 4200 Clermont College Dr., in Batavia, This family-friendly event helps supports UC Clermont student scholarships and will include food trucks by Eclectic Comfort Food, and DJ J.D. Hughes [ Read More ]

Free Yoga in the Park Saturdays at Shor Park

If yoga positions such as Up Dog and Cobra intrigue but intimidate you, this may be a good summer to try Yoga in the Park. Free classes will be held 9-10:15 a.m. on Saturdays this summer, beginning June 4 at Clermont County Park District’s Shor Park. Certified instructors from East Cincy Yoga will guide participants [ Read More ]

Sip, Bid and Taste for Inter Parish Ministry surpasses goal

More than 350 guests enjoyed food, fun and recognition during Inter Parish Ministry’s successful Celebration 2016: Faces of Hunger and Hope held May 1 at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. Master of Ceremonies Thom Brennaman assisted IPM’s Executive Director Lindsey Ein in honoring volunteers who have contributed outstanding support and service to the Choice [ Read More ]

Brown announces provision Veterans First Act

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, announced that the committee’s comprehensive Veterans First Act includes a provision based on his Military Spouses Achieving College Education for Survivors (ACES) Act of 2016 -legislation to ensure that surviving spouses of servicemembers who died in the line of duty after [ Read More ]

Burn survivor holds book signing at Shriners

Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati, which specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and burn care, invites you to attend an exclusive book signing event by burn survivor and patient, Kilee Brookbank. The event will take place at hospital on Wednesday, May 18 from 6–8 p.m. and is open to the public. Kilee and [ Read More ]


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