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NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to be in southwest Ohio on April 1 for a book-signing event.
Carter will be at the Joseph-Beth Booksellers in the Cincinnati suburb of Norwood. The book set for release later this month by publisher Simon & Schuster is titled: "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power."
The 39th president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate has written books ranging from his memoirs to focusing on international issues. This book is about discrimination and human rights abuses against women and girls around the world.
The 89-year-old Georgia native will also discuss his book at the event.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has been released from a Cincinnati hospital where he spent the night after feeling ill while at a speaking engagement.
A DeWine spokeswoman says he is feeling much better Saturday after what was described as a bout of vertigo Friday afternoon.
The 67-year-old attorney general and longtime Ohio public figure was at a "First Friday" luncheon of business and public policy leaders when he felt ill before his scheduled talk. An ambulance took him from a downtown restaurant near Fountain Square to The Christ Hospital for evaluation.
Spokeswoman Lisa Hackley says DeWine is on his way home to Cedarville and is expected to resume a normal schedule next week.
VCB now accepting nominations for annual Tourism Awards
CAMBRIDGE, OHIO (March 3, 2014) – Each year the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitor & Convention Bureau recognizes individuals and organizations in the community for their outstanding efforts in promoting the region’s tourism industry.
Do you know an individual or organization that deserves to be recognized? The VCB is currently accepting nominations for the Tourism Development Award, Tourism Volunteer Award and the Recognition of Service Excellence (The ROSE Award).
Nominees for these awards are solicited from any person who wishes to submit the name and requested information of an eligible recipient on the appropriate form to the VCB office by April 11. Recipients will be announced during a special reception in conjunction with the Annual National Travel & Tourism Week celebration. Forms are available online. Go to VisitGuernseyCounty.com and click on “Industry.”
The Tourism Development Award honors the individual, organization, or business that has done the most to develop tourism in Guernsey County within the past calendar year.
The Tourism Volunteer Award honors an individual or organization that has done the most to further the growth of tourism in Guernsey County within the last calendar year on a volunteer basis.
The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Award is presented to the individual who has done the most to further the growth of tourism in Cambridge/Guernsey County within the last calendar year on a professional basis through service excellence.
March 2, 2014
Each month this space will be devoted to a column written by Debbie Robinson, executive director of the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau (VCB). She will provide information about upcoming events, area attractions, bureau services and projects, and most importantly, communicate the tremendous impact that the travel and tourism industry has on this region.