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Great Oaks offers information sessions for career training

Now is the time to plan a new career in plumbing, medical office management, welding, dental assisting, and other fields. Programs for industry certification in more than a dozen occupations begin at Great Oaks Career Campuses in August, and can be completed by June. “We encourage people to begin the process now,” said Adult Workforce [ Read More ]

Uecker announces $1.8 billion investment

Senator Joe Uecker (R–Miami Township) announced the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 6 from the Ohio Senate today. This legislation seeks to renew the State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP). The partnership between SCIP and the Ohio Public Works Commission finances public capital improvements to preserve and improve public infrastructure in communities across Ohio. “As of [ Read More ]

Church group to sponsor Antiques, Collectibles Appraisal Fair Feb. 8

An Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fair will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. The Mt. Moriah United Methodist Women will sponsor the 9th annual Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. No appointment is necessary to have your items appraised. Just bring them [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin High to sponsor blood drive

Franklin High School has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. The blood drive will take in the High School Gym located at 415 Washington St. To schedule your appointment, call Hoxworth Blood Center at (513) 451-0910. Hoxworth recognizes that blood [ Read More ]

Batavia students will be ‘Freezin’ for a Reason!’

Batavia High School students, teachers, administrators, and board of education members will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” on Saturday, Feb. 1 as they once again participate in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. They have set a goal to raise $10,000 by the end of January. The plunge will take place at Joe’s Crab Shack [ Read More ]

Mayors association elects president, vice president

The Clermont County Mayors’ Association mete Saturday, Jan. 11 in Batavia. Batavia Mayor John Thebout was elected president of the association for 2014. Amelia Mayor Todd Hart was elected vice-president for 2014. The association meets at 9 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month to discuss issues of common interest to the county’s mayors. [ Read More ]

Trivia challenge at 21C will test global wit of region’s professionals

The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, Cincinnati’s resource for global awareness and global education programs, is holding its first annual fundraiser “ONE Mind – ONE World – ONE Night” at 21C Museum Hotel on Saturday Feb. 8. The event will begin with cocktails and dinner then proceed to the trivia challenge. The team with the [ Read More ]

Democrat dinner scheduled for Jan. 22

The Brown County Democrats’ Christmas Dinner has been rescheduled for at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Reading Room at the JVS, 9391 Hamer Road, in Georgetown. The Club and Central Committee will provide table service, meat courses (roast beef and chicken) and soft drinks. Guests are expected to bring casseroles or salads or [ Read More ]

Stepping Stones expands adult services to new location

Stepping Stones will expand its programs for adults with disabilities in the new year as part of the merger of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati with Stepping Stones. The new programming will include computer technology, art programs including painting, weaving and photography, and expanded community exploration outings where adults with disabilities can interact in [ Read More ]

Swartz, Scott to exchange wedding vows in the spring

Maya Swartz and Mitchell Scott are planning a Spring wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Donnetta Swartz, of Bethel, and Clayton Swartz of Charleston, WV. Maya graduated from Bethel Tate in 2007 and went on to study at Point Loma Nazarene University and Saint Xavier University graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of [ Read More ]

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