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CASA for Clermont Kids awarded $10,000

CASA for Clermont Kids is a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who have been introduced into Clermont County Juvenile Court. CASA recruits and trains community involved citizens to volunteer as Guardians Ad Litem who independently work in the court system to serve as the child’s advocate [ Read More ]

New Richmond schools are moving to green energy

New Richmond’s school colors are red and black but when it comes to energy savings you can color the New Richmond Exempted Village School District green. New Richmond is in the middle of a $1.7 million Ohio HB264 project with Energy Optimizers that will make its buildings energy efficient and result in enough energy savings [ Read More ]

Making Christmas a reality for children in foster care

Christmas for a child in foster care is a little more difficult and each year Clermont County Children’s Protective Services (CPS) conducts the ‘Community Toy Chest’ program to help the children in their care have a wonderful Christmas experience. Last year approximately 350 children received gifts because of generous donations from the public and this [ Read More ]

Caregivers are essential in fall prevention for seniors

If you care for someone in your family who has medical issues, give yourself a big hug and pat on the back because you are appreciated! This month, we celebrate the family caregivers of Clermont County. Caring for family members with health issues can be a rewarding, yet difficult and stressful undertaking. While the diagnoses [ Read More ]

Clermont County League of Women Voters holiday dinner to be held Dec. 10

We all know that Christmas gifting is problematic. According to CreditDonkey.com men and women are whole bunches of percentage points apart on what to give each other for Xmas. The League of Women Voters is deeply aware of the issue, but takes no side in the matter of gifts. To further reduce stress, the League [ Read More ]

Nutrient Stewardship Farm Field Day to be held Dec. 11

Local farmers are invited to attend a Farm Field Day event scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11. The purpose of the event is to provide an informational outlet for farmers and local professionals to discuss nutrient management and best management practices (BMPs), such as winter cover crops, and how these practices can help improve yield and [ Read More ]

Holly Fair and Business Expo to be held

The Goshen Lions is hosting its Annual Holly Fair and Business Expo at the Marr / Cook School 9 – 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. The Holly Fair and Business Expo is a craft show and business expo. The event also has a silent auction and a Major Raffle. The Major Raffle is a $750 [ Read More ]

Cooking Class with Rita Heikenfeld

A cooking class at with Rita Heikenfeld will be held at Living Spaces in Batavia Wednesday, Dec. 9. Rita Heikenfeld will present “Cater Your Own Party,” A wonderful dinner idea for your guest from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Call (513) 735-2393 to sign up. Seating is limited.

Lykins Golf Outing Helps Abused and Neglected Children

Lykins Oil Company recently held its annual Golf Outing at Legendary Run Golf Course in Pierce Township. More than 120 golfers participated in the outing to assist the local child advocacy agency, CASA for Clermont Kids. Lykins has held the golf outing for a number of years and originally donated the time and money to [ Read More ]

Middle school shows its ‘Loving’ support

When New Richmond Middle School teacher Deborah Loving walked into the morning staff meeting on Halloween, she was surprised to find that pink was the costume of the day in her support. All her fellow staff members were dressed in pink in support of her upcoming medical challenge. She had a bigger surprise coming when [ Read More ]


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