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Alzheimer’s Friendly Business program addresses isolation among family caregivers

The Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Clermont County is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer’s friendly. Through the Alzheimer’s Friendly BusinessSM program, the Home Instead Senior Care office will provide free training to local businesses to help equip employees with information and resources needed to welcome families who are [ Read More ]

Sign up as a poll worker

Earn $130 and help ensure the integrity of the election process by signing up to be a poll worker for the General Election in Clermont County on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The work is easy, and it’s rewarding to do this for your community. Three-hour training classes start Sept. 15, so sign up soon. To sign [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair scholarship winner to attend Miami University, study biology

Samantha Plante is the 2015 recipient of this year’s Ceil Bee Scholarship Award. Money for the scholarship is raised through the proceeds of the cake & pie auctions held during the week of the fair. The scholarship is named in honor of a long time fair supporter and former head of the department. To be [ Read More ]

Ohio’s oil and gas industry helps local teachers prepare for school year

More than 75 educators, including Julie Brown from Batavia Elementary, head back to the classroom this fall with additional knowledge, materials and science labs and experiments supplied and designed by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP). Through funding provided by Ohio’s oil and gas producers, OOGEEP hosted two statewide science teacher workshops [ Read More ]

Old West Festival rides into town for eighth year

Grab your cowboy boots and mosey on over to the eighth annual Old West Festival. The western-themed festival rolls back in town for another season of boot stompin’ family fun on Saturdays and Sundays – September 12 through October 18, 2015. Located at its permanent site, just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati, the [ Read More ]

Batavia resident earns his degree from WGU

Daniel Horgan of Batavia (45103) has received his Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 29th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on August 15 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,500 graduates. In addition to recognizing students who graduated in the past six months, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club to meet Sept. 1

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, September 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg First Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Gay Streets. Hostess for the evening is Sandy Briegel. The program for the evening will be “Christmas Decorating with Nature’s Bounty” with Julie Hess. Members are to respond to Roll Call with their [ Read More ]

Milford student chosen as Ashbrook Scholar at Ashland University

David Sheldon, a recent graduate of Milford High School, has been chosen as an Ashbrook Scholar, the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University announced today. The program, which focuses on U.S. government and history, includes a minimum $2,000 annual scholarship. The Ashbrook Scholar program is a top-rated academic program for undergraduates studying political science or history [ Read More ]

WC announces Academic Merit list

Several area residents have been named to the Wilmington College Academic Merit List for the 2015 summer semester. The Academic Merit List recognizes those students, enrolled six to 11 hours, who earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of [ Read More ]

Wilmington College announces local summer graduates

Wilmington College is announcing the names of graduates earning Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees following the 2015 summer semester. Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers), is located in southwestern Ohio, approximately one hour from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. The Blue Ash branch [ Read More ]


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