by David Miller

Miami Township, Ohio – The Little Miami River Chamber Alliance held its annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast on Friday, February 10 at the Oasis Conference Center. The emcee was Pastor Bill Hounshell.

2014 Valentine Lady, Janis Fogle

Children from the Loveland schools and the adult that won their age-group poetry submissions were called to the microphone to recite their poems. Loveland school superintendant, Mike Broadwater presented the poetry winners a certificate.

2014 Valentine Lady, Janis Fogle said on the Loveland Valentine Ladies FaceBook page that the Loveland Valentine Ladies have already stamped close to 2,650 Valentine cards at the Loveland Post Office, for the 2023 Valentine season. She said, “Cards went to locations such as The Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, the UK, as well as most of the 50 states, plus Washington DC.”

Rosemary Shumaker

This year’s Valentine Card designer, Rosemary Shumaker was introduced and an enlargement of her card was prominent on center stage.

The 2023 Loveland Valentine Card designed by Rosemary Shumaker
Steve Zinser, a former Loveland Principal led the Delta Kings as they serenaded 2023 Valentine Lady, Donna Barns as well as singing numerous songs throughout the morning.

Here are video and photo highlights:

Here are the poetry contest winners reading their poetry:

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