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April 28, 2015

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Liberty National Bank offers free shredding of important documents. The service will be provided May 8-14. Click here for details.

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A ReStore dinner to remember

Yes, we know that's Easter is several weeks behind us, but this is a great photo. Dana Walters and Destiny Mathews distribute dessert at ReStore’s Easter dinner. This is the cover photo of the current ReStore newsletter. It lists all the activites taking place at ReStore. Click here to read the newsletter.

Saudi Arabian internship program = cultural opportunities for Ada schools and its students

Robin VanBuskirk, Ada’s K-12 principal, describes the local school's partnership with ONU's Prison Management Certificate Program for men from Saudi Arabia.

How many children from Saudi Arabia attend the local school?
The program began in 2008 with 32 students. This year there were 18 students in the fall. Currently, there are only 7 enrolled because several of the wives went home with their children after the first semester. The fathers, who are in a two-year prison management program, spend the spring on internships at prisons throughout Ohio.

Cami Hazelton wins first at state in gymnastics

Cami Hazelton, 11-year-old Ada 5th grader, just finished her second competitive gymnastics year representing Gold Medal Gymnastics in Findlay. This year she competed as a Level 4 and won 1st place in her age division for the 2015 Ohio Compulsory State Meet held in Bowling Green April 10, 2015.  

She also received individual event titles including a tie for 3rd on uneven bars with a score of 8.900; 1st on vault with score 9.050; 1st of balance beam with score 9.100; 1st on floor with score 9.225; and 1st all-around with score 36.275. 

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Was is only 15 seasons ago? Here's the Ada High School swim team from the 1999-2000 school year. Names of the members are...

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"Oklahoma!" comes to Ada High School stage this weekend
Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad freight passes through Ada, 4-9-15
Ada ReStore Senior Dance, 3-24-15
ONU Delta Sigma Phi's Polar Plunge, 2-21-15
 

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Saturday in the park - what a way to welcome spring to Ada

And they said it was going to rain.

Not a cloud in the sky and not one disappointed Ada youngster on Saturday. The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce with lots of volunteers hosted a great way to greet spring on Saturday.

The kid-oriented event had games, face painting, a kids' railroad, opportunity to make musical instruments, check in with Santa, plant a tree and take home a tree seeding.

There was lots, lot more.

Monty Siekerman provides Icon viewers with a photo scrapbook of the event. Open the attachment below for more photos.

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