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Main Street Salon owner wins property improvement award

The Village Association Of Batavia presented two property improvement awards for the month of June to local business owners who made an extra effort in the beautification of their rented property. One of the award winners was Main Street Salon owner Lisa Taylor.

Free exercise equipment available

The Clermont YMCA and the Clermont County General Health District Senior Safety Program are co-sponsoring a free, one-time exercise class for Clermont County adults (age 65 and over) at the Felicity Community Building, located at 2003 Main Street.  The class will be held from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2010.

Catholic Rural Life Conference to host dialogue with Surya Yalamanchili

The Catholic Rural Life Conference of the St. Martin Deanery will host a dialogue with Surya Yalamanchili, candidate for Congress for the 2nd District Thursday evening, Aug. 12. CRLC will be giving input to Mr. Yalamanchili about the group’s views on support for family farms, what should be in the 2012 Farm Bill, and other issues that might come before Congress.

NAMI Clermont County to host ‘Ask the Doctor’ Aug. 16

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Clermont County welcomes Dr. Robert L. Kuykendal who will address questions from the audience at an “Ask the Doctor” program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 at the Union Township Civic Center Queen City Room A, 4350 Aicholz Road, Cincinnati, OH 45245.

Hayden announces retirement from Midland

John W. Hayden, 53, who has served 13 years as President and CEO of The Midland Company, recently announced plans to retire on Oct. 15 from the company his grandfather co-founded in Cincinnati in 1938 and his father helped transform in 1961 by taking it public. Hayden has had a nearly 30-year tenure at the Amelia-based company.

CCDD attends ADA event in Cincinnati

July 26, 2010 marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a piece of legislation that has allowed people with disabilities to lead more active and independent lives in our communities. Adults from the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) attended a celebration on Fountain Square Monday to commemorate and honor the efforts of individuals who made this legislation a reality.

Volunteer summer includes blue spaghetti and patience

Dominique Johnson scooped up a handful of blue spaghetti and dangled it over a piece of art paper as a young girl watched, smiled, and reached for the spaghetti to create some art of her own. Her smile and her participation are why Dominique Johnson is heading to Stepping Stones Center every day this summer.

Contest asks farmers to show who they are

In response to numerous online videos that display animal agriculture in a negative light, the “Because I Care” video contest, coordinated by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Center for Food and Animal Issues, is encouraging farmers, ranchers and others to develop and submit their own videos that portray a positive and informative message about livestock farming.

UC Clermont students ‘Pay it Forward’

Students in Instructor Barbara Wallace’s “Writing, Philanthropy, and Student Engagement” class awarded $4500 to Greater Cincinnati non-profit organizations recently, as a culmination of a course designed to enhance students’ understanding of civic issues in the local community.

Help balance growth along Middle East Fork

Clermont County citizens are invited to attend the first in a series of public meetings on Tuesday, Aug. 10 to learn about the goals and objectives of the Middle East Fork Balanced Growth Initiative.  The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Batavia Township Administration Building, located at 1535 Clough Pike and will include presentations and opportunities for citizen feedback.

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