Strategic Planning Meeting for the Community

On November 10th, Mayor Pape hosted a community strategic planning meeting at the James F. Dicke Auditorium at New Bremen High School.  Fifty-six invitations were sent seeking attendance from community members (clergy, schools, business or landownership).  Nearly 45 people attended to learn more about the strategic planning efforts for the Village of New Bremen.

Seeking nominations for AMP Scholarship

Each year, AMP communities are encouraged to submit nominees for scholarships offered by AMP.  The one-time scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors.  New Bremen is seeking a nominee to represent New Bremen.  Two types of scholarships are available:  Lyle B. Wright (applicant must receive electric from the Village of New Bremen) or Richard H. Gorsuch (applicant must have a family member who is employed by the New Bremen electric department). 

Employment Opportunity: Utility Office Clerk

The Village of New Bremen is seeking applications for the position of Utility Office Clerk. The successful candidate must have experience in municipal fund accounting, advanced in Microsoft Word and Excel, experience in Microsoft Access is preferred (but not required), ability to analyze and resolve situations, be highly motivated, a self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask. The candidate must have an associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience.

Cider Time 2016

CIDER TIME

Cider Time has been an annual New Bremen tradition since 1956.  In the early years, businesses were encouraged to decorate their windows for the season, with judges voting on the best window display.  A contest was held at the Amstutz Hatcheries Building (on the corner of Main & Monroe) for the largest pumpkin, largest ear of corn and most perfect ear of corn.  Other event activities included a record hop for teenagers with dancing in the streets and a firing demonstration of a small muzzle loading cannon.

Annual CIC Photo Contest

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be sponsoring its annual photo contest with the goal of finding an image that can be used in the annual CIC Christmas card as determined by votes cast by the community. 

“We’re looking for an identifiable New Bremen landmark or scene.” said New Bremen Mayor, Jeff Pape. 

A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR...

A few years ago, village officials decided to discontinue the publication of a quarterly newsletter. Since that time, we have felt that residents are no longer getting needed information pertaining to public improvements, village projects, added features at our parks, or upcoming events in the community.

Video of the New Bremen community

Recently, New Bremen native, Justin Luedeke provided an invaluable gift to the Village of New Bremen, a video of the community.  Justin Luedeke is the president of AeroView Solutions, an aerial drone videography company located in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Thank you Justin, for this amazing view of the New Bremen community.  We hope the viewers of this video enjoy it as much as we do.

Click here to view the New Bremen video on YouTube.

 

 

Summary: Region Workforce Development Summit

Approximately 125 people representing business, education and economic development convened at Fort Piqua Plaza on Thursday, March 17th for the first Workforce Development Summit.  The day’s event was sponsored by the West Central Ohio Development Council, a group comprised of economic development directors from 6 counties (Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby).

The event, titled ‘Winning the Workforce War’ was organized in order to learn how businesses, communities and education centers are winning the regional and national war for talent. 

Local Welding Program Reaches Milestone

Recently the partners of the West Central Ohio Workforce Development Initiative (WCOWDI) celebrated reaching a milestone.  After 12 sessions, the welding program has now exceeded 100 candidates who have benefitted from improving their skillset.

The celebration was held at the Tri Star Dennings Building in St. Marys.  When asked about their experience in the welding course, all of the candidates stated the program exceeded their expectations.

New Bremen CIC Annual Luncheon

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be holding an annual luncheon on Wednesday, April 20th at the Fellowship Hall, Faith Alliance Church, New Bremen. 

2016 Retail Promotion

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation is sponsoring a winter retail promotion titled ‘Avoid the Winter Blues’.  Each week one or two New Bremen businesses will be highlighted. 

Stop by the sponsored business during their highlight week for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate at that store location. 

Cider Time 2015

 

On Sunday afternoon, witches, ghouls and little bumble bees were found wandering down Main Street to celebrate Cider Time 2015.  This year served as the 60th year of Cider Time.  A tradition that started back in 1955, by the local Lion’s Club, is now sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion, the Village of New Bremen Parks Department and New Bremen EMS.

General Election Information from Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted

 

October 8th:  Mayoral notice received from Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State

For the upcoming November 3, 2015 General Election, Ohio voters will decide a number of local issues and races.  Ohioans will also have the chance to vote on three statewide ballot issues:

Annual Photo Contest

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be sponsoring its annual photo contest with the goal of finding an image that can be used in the annual CIC Christmas card as determined by votes cast by the community. 

“We’re looking for an identifiable New Bremen landmark or scene.” said New Bremen Mayor, Jeff Pape. 

Manufacturing Day in New Bremen, Ohio

Today, Crown Equipment Corporation opened their doors to students for Manufacturing Day.

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