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Brown announces more than $14 million in federal resources

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced on Sept. 1 that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program – which aims to prevent veterans’ homelessness and to quickly rehouse veterans and their families who become homeless – has awarded $14,348,140 in new federal funds to 15 organizations serving [ Read More ]

Senior selfies to end Alzheimer’s

SYNERGY HomeCare is raising money for Alzheimer’s disease one Senior Selfie at a time. Through the month of September, the in-home care franchise organization with offices across the country is asking anyone 55 and up to turn the camera on themselves and say cheese. In return, SYNERGY HomeCare will donate $5 for every Senior Selfie [ Read More ]

SR 222 closure scheduled

Slide repair requires closing state Route 222 between Possum Hollow and Filager roads beginning next week. SR 222 will be closed north of the SR 32/SR 222 intersection beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 and will remain closed for 65 days. The detour will use SR 132, SR 276 and U.S. 50. Arrow boards and/or signs will [ Read More ]

Upcoming CCDD meetings

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 22 at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, located at 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Early Childhood Conference Room. Throughout the month of September, Clermont DD Board committees have planned [ Read More ]

2017 Mrs. Ohio Pageant seeks Mrs. Batavia

The Mrs. Ohio America Pageant is now accepting applications from married women to represent Batavia as a State Finalist in the 2017 pageant being held on April 22, 2017 at the historic Knox County Memorial Theatre in Mt. Vernon. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of Ohio and U.S. citizen, and [ Read More ]

Nominate an education volunteer

Do you know an individual or group volunteering to help children succeed in school? Nominate them for the Clement L. Buenger Award. Consider a company, board member, committee member, program volunteer, or anyone else working hard to support education! Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 16. Visit to submit a nomination. The Clement L. Buenger [ Read More ]

OVRDC’s full commission meeting & picnic

Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission’s Full Commission Meeting & Picnic will be held on Friday, Sept. 23 in Pike County at the OVRDC Office, 73 Progress Drive, Waverly, Ohio. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 11 a.m. and lunch will follow at noon. OVRDC Full Commission members have received [ Read More ]

Disaster preparedness workshop for small businesses to be held

Disasters, and the interruption of services they cause, cost time, money and resources. In fact, studies show that one in four businesses do not reopen after a disaster. Is your small business ready to take on a disaster? If not, plan to attend a two-hour workshop for small businesses that will focus on how to [ Read More ]

State Route 131 closure extended

Unexpected utility relocation work and rain have delayed the culvert replacement project on state Route 131 at the state Route 131/132 intersection with Belfast Road. The road is expected to reopen Friday, Sept. 16. The detour continues to use SR 132, U.S. 50, SR 133 and SR 131. Arrow boards and/or signs are in place [ Read More ]

For many in summer youth jobs programs, it’s about giving back to their community

For many young people, a summer job is an opportunity to earn extra money, save some of it, and develop good work habits – the importance of being on time, of being dependable, of learning what customer service actually means. For the young people in Clermont County’s 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program, all that is [ Read More ]

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