May 24, 2016

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    Help Shape the Future of Anderson Township

    What’s Next for Anderson Township? Help make our community even better. This workshop is a chance for anyone who cares about Anderson Township to share ideas and insight as the Township updates its plan for the future. YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED What will happen at the What’s Next Workshop? You will join with others who care about the future of the community to help answer the question, “What’s next for Anderson Township?” The workshop will be interactive with opportunities to share your ideas and give input about how to make a great place even better. What is a comprehensive plan? A…

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    Senior Center Changes Announced

    Anderson Township and Cincinnati Area Senior Services to provide services at Anderson Senior Center Anderson Township announced today that Cincinnati Area Senior Services (CASS), a private non-profit organization operating for five decades, will begin to provide services for seniors at the Anderson Senior Center, tentatively starting July 5, 2016. Earlier this year it was announced that Senior Independence, the organization that had been operating the Senior Center, would not continue in the community-based senior services management business. Its announced departure date was the end of August 2016. Anderson Township administrators have since worked to secure continued benefits for the center…

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    Party on the Plaza with Marsha Brady

    Cincinnati’s premier party cover band, Marsha Brady is packing regional and local venues and clubs ! The group now consists of four seasoned music professionals in the business. Derek Alldred on Drums and Percussion- Funkytown, Axis Alley Chip Stewart on Bass and Vocals – My Sister Sarah, The Lounge Lizardz Mike Seta on Vocals and Guitar- Forehead Toy Hobbs on Guitar and Vocals- Common Mood, F5 While Marsha Brady is a cover band, all the members are involved in various original projects. Marsha Brady plays fun, upbeat, dance rock music. They cover songs by Maroon 5,Justin Timberlake, Buck Cherry, Lit,…

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    Grand re-opening of Anderson Farmers’ Market on May 28

    The Anderson Farmers’ Market opens for its regular season 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Anderson Center Station, 8732 Five Mile Road. The market will be open each Saturday through October. Twenty vendors are on site this year, along with rotating food trucks, entertainment and special events. Items at the market include fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, body products, baked goods, organic fair trade coffee, jams and jellies, organic cheeses and more. For the May 28 grand opening, special additions include a petting zoo, the sounds of Jess Likus, and the Sweets & Meats BBQ food truck….

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    Nagel students design Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital lobby

    Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital has again issued a design challenge to Nagel Middle School seventh-grade students: form teams and compete for top design honors for the hospital’s new lobby. Throughout Anderson Hospital’s significant renovation and expansion project, Nagel students have helped with the design of the hospital’s parking lot, dining room and intensive care unit family waiting room. Based on the students’ outstanding creative efforts, Anderson Hospital leadership has called on them to help design the hospital’s new lobby as the hospital renovation nears completion. At a kick-off event on May 2, the hospital’s architects shared important considerations for…

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Senior Center Changes Announced

May 22, 2016

Anderson Township and Cincinnati Area Senior Services to provide services at Anderson Senior Center Anderson Township announced today that Cincinnati Area Senior Services (CASS), a private non-profit organization operating for five decades, will begin to provide services for seniors at the Anderson Senior Center, tentatively starting July 5, 2016. Earlier this year it was announced that Senior Independence, the organization that had been operating the Senior Center, would not continue in the community-based senior services management business. Its announced departure date was the end of August 2016. Anderson Township administrators have since worked to secure continued benefits for the center…

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Anderson, Great Oaks partnering for local leadership training

May 15, 2016

A new partnership between Great Oaks Career Campuses and the Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department will benefit Anderson Township residents. Great Oaks’ Public Safety Services is now offering their Fire Officer 1 (Supervising Officer) training at Anderson Township Station 6 (Beechmont Avenue). This will prepare current firefighters for greater leadership and supervisory roles in the department, and be offered to Anderson Township Fire and Rescue Department employees. Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Ober said the collaboration is a win-win for both organizations. “Great Oaks has extensive experience in this area and can provide the training cost-effectively for Anderson Township…

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Top McNicholas seniors recognized at Academic Signing

Apr 30, 2016

McNicholas High School celebrated its annual Academic Signing on Friday, April 29, with the top students in the Class of 2016 signing commitments to the colleges of their choice. Congratulations to Will Kamphaus, this year’s valedictorian, and Brittany Taylor, salutatorian, for their outstanding academic accomplishments. Kamphaus will study engineering at the University of Cincinnati, and Taylor will study biology/pre-med at Loyola University Chicago. Rounding out the top of the class are: Zachary Arnold–University of Cincinnati Matthew Cornell–University of Dayton Jackson Durm–University of Colorado-Boulder Brynna Maxey–The Ohio State University Adam Neltner–University of Cincinnati Nicholas Robben–University of Cincinnati Maggie Schulhoff–Hope College

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Local DECA Students part of World Top Ten

Three Anderson-Great Oaks DECA students recognized as Top 10 in the world at 2016 International Marketing Conference Three Anderson High School Great Oaks students were honored as Top 10 in the world at the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) held April 23-April 26 in Nashville. Winning Top 10 in their event: Rachel Allgeier and Abbey Blanchard – Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan Saijal Andreadis – Innovation Plan Event Earlier at the conference, junior Alexandra Shingleton was also recognized on stage for one of her role plays in the Apparel and Accessories event. The Anderson students competed in a district competition…

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2016 Citizen of the Year Award Winners

ANDERSON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HONORS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AT CITIZEN OF THE YEAR Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony is the Chamber’s most prestigious event honoring the outstanding citizen, business, students, educators and volunteer of the year. This long running event is attended by the who’s who in the Anderson area and over the years has recognized many of the incredible people and businesses that make Anderson, Mt Washington, Newtown and western Clermont a great area to live. The 2016 event will be held Tuesday, April 19 at Belterra Park from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Cocktail hour with heavy hors d’oeuvres…

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2016 Citizen of the Year Awards

Anderson Area Chamber Seeks Nominations for Honorees at Annual Event The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony presents the opportunity to recognize outstanding achievement by business leaders and organizations, educators, students and volunteers who contribute to the success of the Chamber, as well as the communities it serves. The Chamber is proud to honor the individuals and businesses that make the Anderson area a great place to live and work. Nominations are encouraged from Anderson, Mt. Washington, Newtown and western Clermont County for the following awards: Citizen of the Year Business of the Year…

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Jim Serger’s latest book is “Next in Line Please”

“Next in Line Please” is a delightful lesson in Positive Influence From Jim Serger The strip-mall on the corner of 8-Mile and Clough in the late 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s was booming. Convenient Food Mart, Domino’s Pizza, Cincinnati Federal Savings and Loan and of course, Summit Meats. If you lived in Summit Estates, you rode your bike down there to get candy, to open your first bank account. You  ordered a pizza and turned the front porch light off, to see if you could get a free pizza, if over 30 minutes. Of course, you were down there,…