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The FORCE is in you to be a Lifesaver

A long time ago at a blood drive far, far away… 135 donors won a pair of advanced screening tickets to Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Don’t miss your chance to see the new movie before it opens to the general public. All donors who give blood at one of our Neighborhood Donor Centers or [ Read More ]

“Dine & Donate” benefits Relay For Life of Clermont County

Clermont County residents are invited to join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clermont County at the Eastgate location of Applebee’s, for a fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 12. The business will donate 10 percent of all sales that day to the Relay For Life of Clermont County, a volunteer fundraising group for the [ Read More ]

3rd Grade Cub Scouts make blankets for charity

Last week the third grade Bear Cub Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 116 at St. Bernadette School in Amelia got to give Big Hugs to children with Project Linus. This nonprofit organization provides homemade blankets to give to children in need. Its blankets are lovingly made by adults and children from all walks of life [ Read More ]

Duke Energy ramps up efforts to protect customers from scammers

Duke Energy is ramping up efforts to protect customers from the long-running scam targeting customers of utility service providers across the country. The company has launched a new multi-week social media campaign with content focused on identifying the tricks scammers use to get money from customers, and how customers can protect themselves. The company encourages [ Read More ]

Girl Scout Cookie prices to remain $4

If you’re a cookie lover living in the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio council area, we have good news—our cookie prices will remain the same as last year at $4.00/box with the exception of our gluten-free variety, Toffee-Tastic, which is $5.00/box and available in limited quantities as it is a pilot this year. Girl Scout [ Read More ]

Brown unveils plan to reduce prescription costs for seniors

As more companies buy the rights to old, existing drugs then raise prices overnight, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) unveiled a plan to save taxpayer dollars and lower costs for seniors. Prescription drug spending increased 13 percent last year overall – the largest annual increase since 2003. “Seniors on Medicare face skyrocketing bills for lifesaving [ Read More ]

TQL supports breast cancer research

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) offices across the nation raised $45,799 during its Pinktober campaign – the company’s month-long blitz to support breast cancer awareness and fundraising. TQL has raised more than $164,000 to support breast cancer research and patients since 2010. “By spreading awareness and raising funds for breast cancer research, TQL honors those who [ Read More ]

Denison University first year Merit Scholarship

A local student, member of Denison class of 2019, was among those awarded a First Year Merit Scholarship at Denison University. Campbell Haynes, a graduate of Batavia High School, received the Denison Founders Scholarship. The Denison Founders Scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership and personal merit. At Denison University, one of the nation’s [ Read More ]

Light Up Goshen Parade Nov. 21

Come join in the fun of this great Goshen Township event sponsored by the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. This year’s parade boasts to be bigger and better than the past. The evening includes…the new parade route, many local fire dept. truck participants, antique farm tractor judging, new ending location at the Cook Log Cabin, a [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center students screen peers

The Allied Health Seniors of Grant Career Center, participated in a partnership with Batavia Elementary and Middle School nurses to help screen their students for vision and hearing.  Vision and hearing screening is a mandatory requirement from the Ohio Department of Health, and each year the nurse’s screen over 800 students.  Through a partnership with the University [ Read More ]


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