Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Neighbors briefs



Pierce Twp. to host community meeting

PIERCE TWP. - Clermont County commissioners and community leaders will participate this evening in another of the county's barnstorming town meetings.

Commissioners and county staff will discuss county projects for the suburban township that borders Hamilton County, and township trustees will speak about township priorities at the meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Pierce Township Town Hall, 950 Locust Corner Road.

Lebanon will build elevated water tank

LEBANON - The city is moving ahead with building a $1.47 million elevated water storage tank.

Council recently approved an agreement with Chicago Bridge & Iron to build the tank, which will be behind the Trim Parts center on Deerfield Road.

Youth Collaborative to honor partners

The Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, which works to improve students' academic performance and prepare them for college and careers, will hand out the annual Dream Maker awards at its first gala fund-raiser. The 2004 recipients are:

Whittier Elementary School - For being a two-year partner with the College Access Gear-Up Program.

Dater High School - For supporting multiple programs.

Erica Caprice Davis - For her involvement with the College Access Educational Talent Search and mentoring programs.

Najoh Tita-Reid - For being a mentor since 1999.

Linda Linnenberg - For being a tutor and mentor at Western Hills High School.

James Brock - For being a mentor and volunteer in the Drug Prevention and Life Skills programs.

Graydon Head & Ritchey attorneys at law - For being involved in the mentoring program and Partners in Education since 1986.

General Electric - For partnering with Aiken High School for 25 years.

Cinergy - For employing students through a summer partnership.

Federated Department Stores - For being involved in the Youth Employment and Development Initiative and Partners in Education.

The fund-raiser will be 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Music Hall

College of Medicine offering seminars

CORRYVILLE - People can learn more about the latest research in gastric bypass surgery, neck and back pain, prostate cancer, and how air pollution can affect children's health at a series of seminars to be offered next month by the UC College of Medicine.

UC's annual "Mini Medical College" will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings, Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26, in room 7051, Medical Sciences Building. Cost $69. Information, (513) 556-6932.

Contributors: Reid Forgrave, Maggie Downs, Erica Solvig, Tim Bonfield.




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