The official 2018 Valentine Card was designed Dr. Roland Boike
Miami Township, Ohio – The Little Miami River Chamber Alliance Valentine Breakfast will be on February 9 at the Oasis Conference Center at 8 AM. At the breakfast, it will be announced that Kay Bolin-O’Grady is the 2018 Loveland Valentine Lady. The position was currently held by Carol Williams. Poetry contest winners will read their poems and past Valentine ladies will be in attendance. Special recognition will be given to Cory Partin who will be the official escort to Bolin-O’Grady.
The official 2018 Valentine Card designer, Dr. Roland Boike will also be honored.
Bolin-O’Grady and her husband, Tim moved to Loveland in 1992. She was chosen to be the newest Valentine Lady because of her:
“Many contributions to the community that have helped make Loveland a fun, busy and wonderful place to live. Under the pair’s ownership, the Whistle Stop Clayworks has provided a growing business and support for residents. Kay is deeply involved and volunteers in many community efforts. She is on the Little Miami River Chamber Board of Directors, Loveland Women’s Club, Greater Loveland Historical Society, and The Loveland Stage Company. Kay is “sunshine, love, and energy all rolled up” as a Valentine package.”
Boike is the former owner and operator of the Loveland Chiropractic Offices and served as Mayor of Loveland from 1983-1985 and 1991-1995. The first Valentine Program began with Dr. Boike. He implemented the idea by creating a Valentine motto and postmark logo for mailing on Valentine’s Day. He coined the motto “There is Nothing in This World So Sweet as Love”. Boike also created to first Loveland Valentine Card.
Cory Partin has lived in Loveland all of his life and said he never plans to leave. He is the manager of Tano’s Bistro. He was selected to be Bolin-O’Grady’s escort because:
“He truly has become the face of Loveland. He leaves everyone he meets with a smile and a warm feeling. Cory has special friendships with all of the recent Valentine Ladies and will represent Loveland well.”