June 29, 2017

Kid Tip: You deserve an equal opportunity, but that doesn’t mean you’re entitled to an equal result

The dreams that we talked about when you were little, when I asked you what you wanted to be when you grow up, may now seem far away. As we grow older, we allow the outside influences to color our view of the world and our future. Your dreams don’t necessarily change, but your fear certainly does. I want you to know that you can achieve your dreams, but that it takes a level of dedication that may seem unfair a times. You will see other people working less, making more, and you will get discouraged. Fight that feeling, and…

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Anderson Chamber Seeks Nominations for Honorees at Annual Event

The Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce has rebranded its Citizen of the Year Award Ceremony as the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards, recognizing excellence of service in the Anderson area community. The event will continue to honor local business leaders, organizations, educators, students and volunteers who contribute to the success of our community. The chamber is currently accepting nominations for the following categories: Citizen of the Year Business of the Year Volunteer of the Year (Non-profit or Individual) Young Professional of the Year If you would like to nominate someone, please do so by contacting the Chamber at…

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A Letter from Sophie Yungblut

My name is Sophie Yungblut and I am a senior at Turpin High School. I am excited and honored to have accepted the nomination to be a candidate for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Student of the Year fundraising campaign. The goal of this campaign is to fundraiser the most “votes” ($1 donation=1 vote) during a 7 week campaign period (January 5-February 24, 2017) against other Cincinnati high school students. Though this is the first year that the local chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has participated in the Student of the Year, my family has been involved…

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Local Preschool Owner Awarded

Mark Reinhart, owner of The Goddard School® located at 1280 Nagel Road in Cincinnati, OH, has been presented with the Brand Ambassador Award by Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School preschool system. This award recognizes franchisees who embody The Goddard School brand, effectively communicates its attributes, exemplifies its culture and consistently delivers excellent customer experience and celebrates franchisees who work tirelessly to bring The Goddard School brand promise to life. Reinhart also received the Circle of Excellence Award, which acknowledges Goddard Schools for being exceptional in the areas of quality assurance, curriculum and health and safety. “We…

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Summer Good Deeds Week at Goddard

The science is clear on the benefits of showing kindness and appreciation.  Kindness releases endorphins, serotonin and oxytocin, which translates into happiness, reduced stress and a wonderful sense of self-worth.  And the benefits don’t stop there.  Positive effects are experienced by everyone witnessing the kind act as well. So a good deed can create a ripple effect, improving the day of dozens beyond the original giver or receiver. The Goddard School in Anderson Township thought these benefits were so compelling that they created a Good Deeds Week in their Summer Camp this year.  School-age campers spent a week talking about…

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Anderson Township nurse wins $1,000 prize

RN Lisa Rice feels blessed to be a recipient of California Casualty’s $1,000 Nurses Night Out prize. “I love my job and I am so grateful to be appreciated and recognized with this award,” she said. She was given the check at a surprise announcement Wednesday, August 10. Lisa is a cardiac device specialist at the device clinic at Mercy Health – The Heart Institute, Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio. “This prize shows me that people care and it will help me be a better health care provider,” she said. “It totally made my day.” Lisa said that the acknowledgement comes…

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Senior Center member thanks Township, Trustees

The members of the Anderson Senior Center would like to offer a huge “thank you” to the Anderson Township Trustees and especially Vicky Earhart and Steve Sievers.  When the news of a possible closing of the Anderson Senior Center was made public, members of the Senior Center made it clear to the trustees that the members were devastated to hear the news.  Vicky Earhart and Steve Sievers were open to listen to our concerns of the closing of the place we all love.  We inundated them with pleas in the form of emails, letters, phone calls, and face to face…

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Parental Hope reduces financial impact of infertility

For David and Jen Bross, providing financial support to hopeful couples battling infertility is a personal mission What is infertility? Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most people and six months in certain circumstances. Infertility affects 10-15% of couples in the United States. The cause of infertility can be difficult to determine but may include inadequate levels of certain hormones in both men and women, and trouble with ovulation in women. The main symptom is an inability to get pregnant. In many cases, there are…

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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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