August 16, 2016

Clermont SWCD celebrates 73 years with annual banquet Sept. 8

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OWENSVILLE, Ohio (Aug. 16, 2016) – Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District is celebrating its 73rd year with its Annual Banquet Sept. 8  at Clermont County’s Pattison Park Lodge in Owensville. Ty Higgins, with Ohio Ag Net and host of the nationally syndicated show, “Farm & Country Radio,” is the featured speaker.

The banquet will offer a catered dinner through CNE Schools, beer from Firehouse Brewery, and wine from O’Bannon Creek Vineyards.  After-dinner festivities will feature conservation awards, including our Cooperator and Educator of the Year.  Clermont SWCD will also host a silent auction that includes an airplane tour of Clermont County and other great prizes.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30. Voting polls for the election of one SWCD board supervisor will remain open until 7 p.m.  Banquet tickets are $12 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under, and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, email ssteffensen@clermontcountyohio.gov or call 513.732.7075 ext. 3.

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About the Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District:

Established in 1943, the district works with the Natural Resources Conservation Service and farmers to control erosion, promote water quality, and enhance wildlife habitat on agricultural working lands. The district provides technical assistance, grants and cost share funding, educational programming and other resources to urban, rural and suburban landowners to help them address a diverse range of local conservation issues. For more information, visit www.clermontswcd.org or call 513.732.7075.