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Preschool education has powerful impact on children

The powerful impact of quality preschool education is a hot topic for today’s families and schools. For 3 and 4 year olds who meet eligibility requirements, participation in a Head Start classroom or Home Base program can provide a needed boost for kindergarten readiness. The Head Start program targets those who may benefit most from [ Read More ]

Grandmother and granddaughter team launch game on Indiegogo

A Batavia grandmother, Summer Tyler and her 9-year-old granddaughter, Amara Cole, teamed together to create an educational game design firm, Everyday Games, LLC. The start-up company hopes to introduce its first board game, “Elements©”, in late fall of 2016. The partners are currently running a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo, to raise funds to manufacture [ Read More ]

Volunteers make a difference at the Ohio Veterans Home

The Ohio Veterans Home has been in Georgetown since 2003. Since then, it has been a wonderful opportunity for members of our community to be engaged in a meaningful way in the community. Since May of this year, there is a new volunteer coordinator at the Ohio Veterans Home who is looking to increase not [ Read More ]

Amelia Kroger now offering Clicklist

Kroger Amelia Marketplace just celebrated the Grand Opening of Clicklist. Our new online shopping application is available to all resident areas. We celebrated this success with Amelia Mayor Todd Hart, Amelia Kroger Store Management and associates as well as Kroger General Office members involved in the planning process. We are pleased to provide this service [ Read More ]

Clermont’s Crisis Intervention Training for mentally ill pays off

Clermont County is ahead of the curve when it comes to the nationwide Stepping Up Initiative, an effort to reduce the number of mentally ill people in jail. The Stepping Up Initiative, supported by the National Association of Counties (NACo), the Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation, was presented [ Read More ]

Williamsburg garden club to meet August 2

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, Aug. 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Sherri and Kristin Kissinger for a covered dish picnic. Guests are welcome. The specimen is a pollinator plant in bloom and the Roll Call response is “Do you have a special water source in your yard for [ Read More ]

McNeely to run for State Representative

Kenneth (Ken) P. McNeely, Jr. of Williamsburg (Sterling Township, Brown County) has announced his candidacy for State House of Representatives, 66th District. McNeely, a Cabell County, WV, native has been a Brown County resident for the past 20 years. McNeely, a Moderate Jewish Christian Democrat, is the oldest of two sons and a father of [ Read More ]

Scott McDowell River Run to be held Aug. 20

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is planning for the 20th Annual Scott McDowell River Run to be held on Aug. 20 in New Richmond. All proceeds from this 5K run/walk will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs in Clermont County. The race is chip timed with a flat and fast course. Registration [ Read More ]

‘Milford Street Eats’ returns bigger than ever

Drawing food truck fans from across the region, the Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce plans to expand the fourth annual “Milford Street Eats” festival venue to twenty-four of the tri-state’s most popular mobile food vendors. Presented by Lykins Energy Solutions, food and beverage trucks will line up with live entertainment Saturday, August 6, from [ Read More ]

Clermont Chamber holds August Legislative Luncheon

Our quarterly Legislative Luncheons are back!  June 8 marked the date of Ohio becoming the 25th state to approve the use of medical marijuana. With the legalization going into effect in early September, and we know you’ll have questions on how it impacts workplace safety, HR Policies, drug screening, workers’ compensation coverage and costs, unemployment compensation, [ Read More ]

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