Sunday, February 1, 2004

Neighborhood briefs



Classical music performed for kids

CORRYVILLE - Small children and their families will enjoy a little Peanut Butter and Jam on Saturday and Feb. 21, when Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Linton Chamber Music Series Inc. present special classical music concerts.

Free and open to the public, these two concerts are 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. at the hospital chapel, 3333 Burnet Ave.

The series introduces children ages 2-5 to the sound of classical music. The program is educational, entertaining and interactive. Performances engage children in song, dance and games. After the concert, children are invited to meet the musicians.

Information: www.lintonmusic.org.

Fairfield parks board seeks volunteer

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield's Parks and Recreation Board needs a volunteer from the Third Ward for a year.

Jennifer Muench-McElfresh resigned from the board to be appointed to the city's Civil Service Commission. Her parks term expires March 31, 2005.

Any Third Ward resident may obtain an application from the council clerk's office at the Municipal Building, 5350 Pleasant Avenue; by calling the clerk's office at 867-5483; or from the city Web site, www.fairfield-city.org. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Friday.

Nominations sought for investment board

HAMILTON - Nominations are being accepted to fill a spot on the Butler-Warren Workforce Investment Board.

Nominees may represent small or large businesses, but should have policy-making or hiring authority within their organization. The two counties' commissioners make any appointments to the board, which oversees one-stop employment and training centers in both counties.

Nominations should be submitted by March 1 to Jeff Weber, the board's executive director, 315 High St. Eighth Floor, Hamilton, OH 45011.

Create a perfect Warren Co. vacation

LEBANON - The Warren County Convention and Visitors Bureau will launch a contest Feb. 10 in which residents create the perfect vacation using the county's hot spots.

To enter, visit the bureau's Web site, www.ohio4fun.org, and click on the "Warren County Ambassador" button. Entries should be 100 words or less.

The randomly selected winners will be announced each week on Lebanon's "City Show" through March 31. Winners will get four free admission tickets to various attractions around the county.

Township zoning board looks to fill vacancy

DEERFIELD TWP. - Township trustees are looking to appoint a new member to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Interested residents should contact the township at 683-5805 and submit an application by Friday. Trustees will then review the applicants and appoint a new board member.

One of the current board members is transferring out of town.




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