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Back to school event equips children in need

Smiles, satisfaction and joy abounded at Inter Parish Ministry’s bigger than ever Back to School event on Aug. 6 at Mt. Carmel Christian Church. More than 250 children received all the right stuff to prepare them for this year’s school year. Included back packs, pencils, erasers, pens, notebooks, shoe gift cards to Payless Shoe Store [ Read More ]

Activist and author Jim Obergefell to visit

Villa Sanctuary is pleased to announce that Activist, author and 2016 GLAAD Award winner Jim Obergefell will be doing a book signing at Villa Sanctuary Thursday Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. Jim’s Book: Love Wins The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality, chronicles the battle he, his long term partner [ Read More ]

Board of Elections changes meeting date

The Clermont County Board of Elections has re-scheduled the August Regular Monthly Meeting for: Monday Aug. 22 at 10 a.m., – Regular August Meeting and Certify Non-Partisan Candidates and Questions & Issues to the Nov. 8, 2016 General Election Ballot. The meeting will be held at the Board Office, 76 S. Riverside Dr., Batavia, 45103.

SR 132 closure scheduled for culvert work

Culvert work requires closing state Route 132 beginning Monday, Aug. 15. SR 132 will be closed between Benton Road and Pine Run Lane for three days beginning at 7 a.m. and will be reopen at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17. The detour will use SR 222, and U.S. Route 50. Arrow boards and/or [ Read More ]

Campus area liquor permit establishments can schedule free training

Over the next several weeks, the stretch of bars and carry outs adjacent to many of Ohio’s colleges and universities will begin seeing students return to campus. Before the students return, agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit encourage those liquor permit holders to make sure their staff know Ohio’s liquor laws by scheduling a free [ Read More ]

WIC supports breastfeeding as a public health issue

In 2011 the U.S. Surgeon General published “The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding” which targets six key groups and addresses ways to improve practices to foster breastfeeding success. The document specifically promoted the WIC program for its breastfeeding support to low-income families through employment of International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants, peer counselors and [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Wound Care Centers can help heal radiation damage

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that its wound care centers can help cancer patients recover from the side effects of radiation therapy through non-invasive treatment. Increasing numbers of diabetics are taking advantage of the healing properties of hyperbaric treatment to heal stubborn [ Read More ]

Haffner named chair of nature center Board of Directors

Cincinnati Nature Center is pleased to announce Mariemont resident and attorney Paul Haffner as its newly-elected Board Chair. Haffner, a longtime supporter of the Nature Center, has held positions on the development and nominating committees and served as Chair of the organization’s Annual Fund Campaign. Explaining his commitment, Haffner noted, “I am truly honored to [ Read More ]

Check trees for ALB in August

August is Tree Check Month, a peak time of year when the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) can be found, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) is asking Ohio residents to help eradicate this invasive pest by looking for signs in their trees. USDA and local agricultural departments [ Read More ]

Mercy Health increasing access to quality mental healthcare

While quality mental healthcare services can be hard to find, Mercy Health’s Behavioral Health Institute (BHI) and related services are not only providing thousands of patients with expanded access to much needed mental health services but also exceeding national quality benchmarks. The BHI treats more than 13,000 mostly low-income and under-served patients annually from seven [ Read More ]

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