Protest rally originally planned for Loveland Saturday has been moved to downtown Lebanon this Saturday, May 9

By Chuck Gibson 

LOVELAND, OH (May 8, 2020) – Deb Giehl, organizer for the Warren County ‘Free Ohio Now’ protest rally announced the new location for the planned event earlier today. 

Deb Giehl, political activist, Loveland resident, organizer for Warren County Free Ohio Now protest rally (Provided)

The new location for the Free Ohio Now Warren County protest is downtown Lebanon, Ohio be at the intersection of Main Street & S. Broadway Avenue near The Golden Lamb. It is still scheduled to take place from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, May 9.

“Participant welcome and sign-in via text will be near The Golden Lamb from 12:30 – 1 p.m.,” said Giehl. “There are also two adjacent parks across the street we may be using depending on the crowd number.”

Giehl expects the crowd to be fully dispersed by 2:30 p.m. She also emphasized The Golden Lamb will be cordoned off to ensure no disruption of their carryout/pick-up business. She anticipates the possibility of a large volume of take-out orders due to Sunday’s Mother’s Day celebrations.

It should be noted, Giehl cancelled original plans to hold this protets rally in downtown Loveland following community opposition to the event.