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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.