5 uplifting tales this week: Anthony Muñoz treats Hamilton faculty youngsters to procuring spree, Monroe filmmaker makes Forbes journal’s rising star checklist and extra – Hamilton Journal Information

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Here’s a have a look at 5 constructive Butler County tales that had been within the information this week.
Bengals nice Anthony Muñoz treats Hamilton faculty youngsters to procuring spree
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A neighborhood NFL hall-of-famer known as a shock play on Friday, giving some Hamilton elementary college students free Christmas presents in a pre-paid procuring spree.

Cincinnati Bengals’ nice Anthony Muñoz took two dozen boys from a Riverview Elementary mentoring program on a vacation procuring journey at Dick’s Sporting Items in Fairfield Twp.’s Bridgewater Falls. The shop’s managers, working with the Anthony Muñoz Basis, opened early only for the boys, after which Muñoz stunned them with information on their arrival they might be allowed much more than the one free merchandise that they had been advised to count on.
And that their $200 free tab for every boy had simply been raised even increased to $250 by Dick’s.
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VIDEO: Good Samaritan helps sufferer of purse snatching at Kroger

LEMON TWP. — A Good Samaritan and the 87-year-old sufferer of a handbag snatching at a Kroger in Butler County acquired nationwide consideration Wednesday morning with a dwell interview on Fox & Mates.
Trenton resident Pat Goins stopped by the Lemon Twp. Kroger on Dec. 5 after church to do some procuring. She was nearly carried out when she walked down an aisle to choose up a forgotten merchandise when a person grabbed her purse and ran.
That’s when Deshawn Pressley sprang to motion. Pressley heard Goins shout, noticed a person with a handbag sprint by and sprinted after the suspect, tackling him within the parking zone.
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Brad Baker named Hamilton’s 2021 citizen of the 12 months
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Brad Baker has been named Hamilton’s citizen of the 12 months, an award that will probably be offered to him on the Larger Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner on Jan. 28.
Baker discovered nationwide fame in 2016 when he pitched his enterprise, VPcabs Digital Panel, to the movie star traders on the tv present “Shark Tank.”
That enterprise continues, however he extra just lately launched one other enterprise, Pinball Storage, at 113 N. third St. in Hamilton. He wasn’t awarded citizen of the 12 months for that alone, but additionally for his generosity with different companies.
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Monroe HS grad, acclaimed filmmaker makes Forbes journal’s rising star checklist

When he was rising up in Monroe — lengthy earlier than he knew of Forbes journal’s checklist of America’s rising entrepreneurs — an bold teenager received an early begin on being profitable to feed his ardour for movie making.
Monroe Excessive Faculty graduate Chase Crawford remembers hustling to turn out to be a younger referee working soccer video games in a neighborhood park to pay for his budding love of creating films.
It was the start of his teenage years of scrambling to search out and pay for used tools to make quick, social media films.
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Fairfield Mayor Steve Miller displays on his time main his hometown
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Steve Miller steps down on the finish of this month from the one job he’s ever needed: Fairfield mayor.
Miller has been in elected workplace for 18 collective years since 1998 when he served his hometown’s Fourth Ward till 2007, after which for the previous eight years as town’s mayor. Throughout his first tenure on Council, he served as appearing mayor from Could 2005 to December 2006 after former mayor Erick Prepare dinner resigned earlier than he moved to South Carolina to be nearer to household.
“All I’ve ever needed to do is to serve my group, my dwelling, Fairfield. That was it,” Miller mentioned. “I actually imagine being mayor of my hometown, there’s simply no higher honor available.”
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AND, for an additional sixth story of the day …
Badin names new ladies soccer coach

Chris Slusher is the brand new ladies soccer head coach at Badin Excessive Faculty, Athletic Director Geoff Melzer has introduced.
“We’re blissful to deliver Chris aboard,” Melzer mentioned. “He’s a dynamic coach with numerous nice concepts and I do know that our ladies soccer program will proceed to thrive underneath his management.”
Slusher has an in depth teaching background. He was the assistant ladies soccer coach at Walnut Hills in Cincinnati final season.
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In regards to the Writer
Greg Lynch has been a Photographer and Digital Specialist on the Journal-Information for 28 years. Greg’s present function of Digital Specialist places his concentrate on social media. Though Greg just isn’t out on project as a lot along with his newest function, he nonetheless finds methods to attach with readers on a regular basis.

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