The city of Milford is adding to the municipal payroll. At its regular session Tuesday, June 2, the council voted unanimously to hire current City Engineer William “Bud” White as a full-time employee. White currently works with the city on an hourly rate through a contract with Santoro Engineering of Batavia. With salary and benefits, the cost to the city to hire White full-time will run approximately $90,000 per year.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Cincinnati has incorporated a creative way to generate much needed funds for research, support and summer camp for area children affected by neuromuscular diseases. A Lock Up event held Wednesday, June 3, at the Eastgate Cheeseburger in Paradise raised more than $41,000 for MDA.
All the necessary funding has been acquired to build a new kitchen facility for Clermont County Senior Services. When the Clermont County Meals on Wheels began serving meals to homebound seniors in the early 1970s, they contracted with Mercy Hospital to prepare the meals.
Bethel Building and Loan celebrated its 120th birthday with a party on Friday, June 5. The community was invited to the event which was held on the grounds of Bethel Building and Loan. An estimated 500 people stopped by to offer best wishes to bank employees.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Clermont County is an after-school and summer program which is helping to meet the needs of families in three communities. The clubs are open to children ages 6 – 18 and teach the children lessons of honor, integrity and fairness. “When the school bell rings at 3 p.m., many children head home every day to an empty house,” said Nancy Ball, executive director. “An estimated 50 percent of children over age 12 are unsupervised after school.
Department of Commerce Director Kimberly Zurz is urging Clermont County residents to join in the 2009 Unclaimed Funds Treasure Hunt by checking the Clermont Sun on Thursday, June 18. By checking the newspaper advertisement, readers can find out if they are entitled to unclaimed funds turned over to the Ohio Division of Unclaimed Funds in the past year.
A town hall meeting will be held in Amelia from 7 – 9 p.m. tuesday, June 9. The meeting has been organized by the mayor and village council to address the question: Where do we go from here?
Amelia Village Council heard a preliminary plan for developing seven acres of land within the village at its meeting on Monday, June 1. Mayor Leroy Ellington welcomed Joe Iannelli, commercial realtor, and Roger Paul, a developer, who are looking at the possibility of building a number of duplexes in Amelia.
Bethel Building and Loan is celebrating its 120th birthday with a party. Everyone is invited to attend a community appreciation event 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 5 at Bethel Building and Loan, 503 West Plane Street, in Bethel. The event will include food with hot dogs, brats and hamburgers being served beginning 11 a.m. There will also be popcorn and birthday cake.
On Thursday, May 28, Judith Henschen, 63, of Manchester, filled up her 2001 Chevrolet Silverado at the Marathon Station located on Winemiller Road, in Batavia. According to the police report, after filling the pick-up truck, she was attempting to pull up to the front of the store when her oxygen tank fell to the ground.