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Local produce meeting to fight ‘food deserts’

On Sunday, January 25, 2015, Catholic Rural Life and the OK River Valley Chapter of OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Ass’n) will sponsor the Eighth Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar. Dr. Kareem M. Usher, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Ohio State University, will give the keynote speech about his experience in using corner stores to [ Read More ]

Five Clermont businesses to receive SBDC Business Excellence Awards

In keeping with a now long-standing practice, the Ohio Small Business Development Center at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce (SBDC) is once again preparing to honor five local businesses for Business Excellence in 2014. The five indicated below will be honored as part of the Clermont Chamber’s Annual Meeting on February 6, 2015 at Holiday [ Read More ]

Comboni Missionaries Donate Contributions from Nativity Display to St. Vincent de Paul

The Comboni Missionaries have donated more than 1,000 pounds of non-perishable food items to the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry at St. Veronica Catholic Church. The supplies were collected from more than 1,400 visitors to the Comboni Missionaries’ 67th Annual Animated Nativity Display December 14-30. Since 1947 the Nativity Display has been a tradition [ Read More ]

Monroe Elementary student spearheads generous endeavor

Collecting gifts for worthy causes in lieu of a student holiday gift exchange has become a holiday tradition at New Richmond’s Monroe Elementary tradition and this year’s effort, spearheaded by 6th grader Zach Laub, resulted in a truckload of toys going to orphans at St. Joseph Orphanage. “Zach Laub is an awesome student and person,” [ Read More ]

HealthPlex to host Indoor Triathlon for a Cause Jan. 25

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites you to show off your progress on those New Year’s fitness resolutions and support a great cause by registering to participate in the HealthPlex’s first Indoor Triathlon. The Indoor Triathlon starts at 9 a.m. on Sunday, January [ Read More ]

Nursing homes visited by All Creatures Animal Hospital

On December 20, 2014, staff members, family, friends, and three clients from All Creatures Animal Hospital, along with their pets, stopped by The Anderson Nursing and Rehabilitation to visit with residents. They split into groups and went room to room to visit as many residents as possible in the hour long visit. Everyone especially enjoyed [ Read More ]

Know the facts and protect yourself and loved ones from flu

According to data from the Ohio Department of Health, nearly half (48 percent) of the 1,919 hospitalizations due to influenza to date in Ohio are residents age 65 or older. The Ohio Department of Aging is joining with the Department of Health to strongly urge all older Ohioans – as well as those who care [ Read More ]

Conservation assistance offered to farmers until Jan. 16

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting new applications for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) from Ohio farmers and owners of non-industrial private forest land who want to improve the natural resources on their land. Applications received by Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, will be considered for funding this fiscal [ Read More ]

Woodrow wins prestigious state award

When Sharon Woodrow decided to retire from the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD), she wanted to do so in a quiet manner. Having been employed at CCDD for 22 years (the last 11 as Superintendent), she was still completing projects and working on new ones for the coming year during her last month. [ Read More ]

The County Inn hosts breakfast for Shop with a Cop program

The Country Inn Restaurant in Mt. Orab hosted a breakfast for the 90 participants in the annual Brown County Shop with a Cop program Tuesday, Dec. 16. The Shop with a Cop program pairs students from around the county who are in less fortunate circumstances with a police officer from the county. The police officer [ Read More ]

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