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Affordable health screenings coming to Batavia sponsored by Premier Health

Residents living in and around the Batavia, Ohio can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. VFW Post 3954 will host this community event on 4/25/2015. The site is located at 4070 Greenbriar Rd in Batavia. Screenings can check for: • [ Read More ]

2015 Flower Show will be an exceptional April event

The Cincinnati Horticultural Society announced that it has secured several key celebrity and sponsor commitments for the upcoming April event at Yeatman’s Cove. According to JW Fleckenstein, Cincinnati Flower Show Director, the show has secured the participation of several notable industry celebrities including the renowned P. Allen Smith, Jack Barnwell and Jon Carloftis. An exciting [ Read More ]

Clermont farmer directs funds to The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has received a $2,500 donation from Clermont County farmer Karl Walker and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the organization purchase food for the food pantry. The amount is sufficient to provide an entire week’s worth of emergency food to the families who come to [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA succeeds in State Public Speaking Contests

On Saturday, March 18 two students from the Felicity FFA competed in the Ohio State speaking contest. Erin Jennings competed in the first year member FFA Creed speaking contest. Erin placed second in sub districts and than moved on to districts where she placed first. At the state contest Erin Placed Second in her heat [ Read More ]

Simms graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Brandon J. Simms graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [ Read More ]

Local poetry contest

The Brown County Writers Group and the Mt. Orab Branch of the Brown County Public Library are happy to announce a call for submissions to the 2015 Poetry contest. All ages are welcome to submit and the contest is free to all residents of Southwest Ohio. You may submit up to 4 poems per entry. [ Read More ]

Buy Local Foods seminar held

As part of their ongoing effort to link local agricultural producers with consumers, Catholic Rural Life and the OK River Valley Chapter of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) held their 8th Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar on January 25 at St. George Church Hall in Georgetown. About 50 people gathered to hear [ Read More ]

Roosa graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Jeremy I. Roosa graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Roosa is the husband of Brenda Roosa. He is [ Read More ]

Chamber of Commerce’s LEAD Class

Join the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s LEAD Class of 2015 as they host world renowned speakers that identify leadership character strengths. One keynote speaker will be Ryan Niemiec, Education Director at VIA Institute on character, author, blogger, and teacher will categorize character strengths offering insights for personal and team leadership growth. VIA Survey has [ Read More ]

Clermont Co. commissioners attend regional legislative brief in Chillicothe

Clermont County commissioners met March 2 in Chillicothe with area members of the Ohio General Assembly to discuss the state/county partnership and its ability to deliver vital services to the citizens of Ohio during a period of increasing responsibilities and limited resources. “It is essential that state and county governments work together closely and cooperatively [ Read More ]


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