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Tipp Monroe Community Services is holding an ACT Test Preparation class Monday – Thursday, December 8-11, 2014. Emphasis is placed on timing, test makeup, creative guessing and frequent errors. Interested students can learn more about the class by calling 667-8631 or going to www.tmcomservices.org. The class is taught by Dr. Gene Wade.

For more information call 667-8631 or go to www.tmcomservices.org.

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Tipp Monroe Community Services is pleased to announce the winners of the Annual Thanksgiving Coloring Contest. This contest is open to students in grades K-7. Prizes are awarded to First, Second and Third place contestants. Congratulations to these and the other 241 talented artists who entered the contest. It is always a pleasure to see the beautiful pictures these students create.

K & 1st Grade
First Place – Keaton Turner
Second Place – Riley Hogsten
Third Place – Kaylee Armstrong

2nd & 3rd Grade
First Place – Aamah Williams
Second Place – Sophia Perevozchikov
Third Place – Madeline Ranly

4th & 5th Grade
First Place – Jianna Nichols
Second Place – Kelsey McClurg
Third Place – Anna Quinn

6th & 7th Grade
First Place – J.C. Rouse
Second Place – Halie Tanner
Third Place – Simone King

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TIPP CITY, OH – A new store will soon fill an anchor space of 3000 sq ft in downtown Tipp City. That Place on Main will open in time for the Yuletide Winters Gathering holiday celebration weekend event set for Saturday, November 8.  That Place on Main is located at 125 East Main Street, downtown Tipp City.

The Americana themed retailer will carry men’s and woman’s clothing, along with shoes, accessories, some home goods and Tippecanoe spirit wear. Proceeds for all the store logo’d apparel will be donated to the local Tipp City Needy Basket program.

Jennifer White, owner, takes tremendous pride in carrying as much American made, handmade and ethically manufactured merchandise as possible.

“The demand for items to be locally or American made is important to our shoppers,” states White. “We see the need and will try hard to have the products our customers can speak highly of.”

White is a Tipp City native and was previously part owner of Merchant 31 which is also in Tipp City.  The new store hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. During the Yuletide Winter’s Gathering weekend the store will have extended hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.

A ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, November 6 at 4:30 p.m. to help celebrate the opening of the new store.

That Place on Main is located at 125 East Main Street. More information about the store is available by calling (937) 424-6109.

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Public eSchool Families Present “Golden Apple Award”

TIPP CITY, OHIO 10/30/14 – The Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition, a non-profit school choice advocacy organization, awarded their annual Golden Apple Award to Senator Bill Beagle today.  In a small ceremony held in Tipp City, a grateful public eSchool family presented Sen. Beagle with his award. (A photo of the presentation is attached.)


“Senator Beagle has done a lot to protect my ability to choose this type of education for my family.  It was great to be a part of honoring him for his actions to support school choice in Ohio,” said Angie Loomis of Eaton.


The Loomis family has one child enrolled in an Ohio eSchool and one that graduated last year.  “eSchooling just works for our family,” said Angie. “It has in the past for our daughter and we see it being effective for our son.  If it weren’t a good place for him, he wouldn’t go to school there, because we as his parents know what is best for him. Sen. Beagle supports our parental choice and he deserves this award as a small token of our gratitude for that.”


“Each year our Coalition is proud to recognize legislators who have stood up for a parent’s right to choose the best learning environment for their child.  All public schools will benefit when we trust parents,” said Sara Donlon, Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition President.


The Ohio eSchool Families and Friends Coalition is a non-profit organization representing students, parents, teachers and others who believe in empowering families to enroll their kids in these innovative public schools. Our organization seeks to be a broad based group of stakeholders, including families, so that we ALL will have a voice in the public policy debates over critical school choice issues that will impact Ohio’s future, especially during challenging times.


For more information on the Ohio eSchool Families & Friends Coalition visit our website at www.OhioeSchoolCoalition.org.


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