April 29, 2016

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    Anderson Chamber of Commerce Names Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital Business of the Year

    Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce has named Anderson Hospital the Business of the Year at its annual Community Award Ceremony. This is the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious event of the year and it took place the evening of Tuesday, April 19 at Belterra Park. “Anderson Hospital is a proud member of the Anderson Township community and it is our calling to provide area residents with the best in care close to home,” said Jeff Graham, Mercy Health…

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    Rocket athletes commit to collegiate sports

    Seven McNicholas Rocket athletes commit to collegiate sports Written by By Mary-Kate Dowling Parra ’16, Owen Schuh ’16, Olivia Schultz ’16, Katie Sponsler ’16, and Nicholas Wynn ‘18 McNicholas High School participated in the third and final National Signing Day ceremony on Wednesday, April 13, with seven athletes committing to playing their sport at the collegiate level. Signees included seniors Tristan Bentley and Griffin Garrison for soccer; Sam Browning, Ryan Byrne, and Will Vogelgesang for baseball; Brenna Yannetti for volleyball; and Duncan Weir for lacrosse. Tristan Bentley has committed to playing soccer at Capital University in Columbus. Bentley, the son…

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    S.T.E.A.M. powered summer camps at Goddard

    Anderson Twp., OH (April 2016) – When children daydream, they imagine things like exploring the depths of the ocean, traveling to distant planets and going back in time to experience dinosaurs first-hand. Although they do not realize it, children’s minds are wired for STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) because they are naturally fascinated by those subjects. High-quality learning programs that introduce STEAM concepts early on help to promote children’s natural curiosity, increasing the chance that children will pursue STEAM-related careers later on in life. It is not enough to simply introduce STEAM learning to children, though. These…

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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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    Eastside Elite dance tryouts and signup

    Non-profit community dance organization announces tryout, sign-up info for 2016-2017 A not-for-profit community dance organization is announcing auditions for it’s second season. Youth entering grades 1-8 in the 2016-17 school year are eligible for auditions and/or sign-ups. Dates and times for each team follow. All events are held at the ME Lyons YMCA. Minis Sign-Ups/Meet the Coaches (grades 1-3): May 11; 6-7pm Youth Clinic/Tryouts (grades 3-5): May 9 & May 11; 7-9pm Juniors Clinic/Tryouts (grades 6-8): Clinic: May 4 – 6-9pm Tryout: May 6 – 6-8pm The Eastside Elite dance teams were formed in January 2015 by the coaches of…

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McNicholas junior earns perfect ACT score

Feb 21, 2016

McNicholas High School junior Katie McHugh earned a perfect composite score of 36 on the ACT college admission exam. Of the 1.8 million students who take the ACT each year, only about 1,000 receive the highest possible score. McHugh took the test in December and checked her scores online. “I was happy to get the results,” McHugh said. “I thought the math was easy, but I didn’t know how I did on the rest of it.” McHugh, who takes AP Calculus as a junior at McNicholas, did not take any special classes or do any preparation for the test. She…

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Local Entrepreneur Launches Campaign to Decrease Local Unemployment in Greater Tri-State Area

Feb 14, 2016

Joe Abbott founded JLAbbott, LLC with a passion to “put a dent in unemployment.” He is launching a company-wide goal to reach out to nearly 2,000 business owners this month to help get local career-seekers find jobs, and educate companies on growth strategies that will allow them to hire new talent in the region. Since launching his company in 2013, he has already assisted in successfully placing 148 local hires, and has an ambitious goal of increasing that number to 10,000. The issue of unemployment hits close to home for Abbott, a former IBM employee who holds a MBA from…

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Summit Elementary School Zone to Be Expanded Soon

Jan 29, 2016

Changes to Eight Mile and Northport school zones will occur within two weeks Drivers who frequent Eight Mile Road and Northport Road please take note: The school zone on these two roadways is being expanded. Anderson Township recently received approval from the Ohio Department of Transportation for a request to expand the 20 mph school safety zone at Summit Elementary. This zone will now include the intersection of Eight Mile and Northport, encompassing one of the most heavily utilized crosswalks in Anderson Township. The Hamilton County Engineer’s Office will modify signage on Eight Mile to show expansion of the school…

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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,…

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Lisa Connelly Needs Our help

From Danielle Toft and Sarah Simon Dear Community, One of our own is in need.  A life-long  and beloved east-sider, Lisa Connelly, suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday November 25th.   She is fun-loving 37 year old mother to a sweet 4 year old boy.  She loves to be active and is an avid runner, having completed 7 half marathons.   Lisa is a shining light in our community that has touched so many lives. Lisa’s bright smile lights up any room.  And as big as her smiles is, her heart is even bigger. She is a founding  member of the…