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Colleges Against Cancer Hosts 5K Glow Run Sept. 20 at ONU

Ohio Northern University’s Colleges Against Cancer and Student Planning Committee are hosting a 5K Glow Run on Friday, Sept. 20, at 8 pm. The run will be located at the Green Monster, which is the track surrounding the perimeter of the campus. The race will begin by the mud volleyball courts, east of the football field.

Registration is $15 and includes a T-shirt and glow sticks. The first 15 participants to register will receive extra glow gear. To guarantee a T-shirt, please register by Friday, Sept. 13.

This event is open not only to ONU students and faculty, but also Ada and the surrounding communities. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life.

Here's how the Polar Bears did last week

Here's the latest update on Ohio Northern University athletics for the week just past. All the material is in an attachment at the botttom of this story.

ONU Campus Ministry to establish new spiritual formation program

The Ohio Northern University Campus Ministry is establishing “Emerge,” a new spiritual formation program, after receiving a grant from the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church.

David MacDonald, ONU chaplain, will oversee the new program, which will focus on incoming students, helping them make the transition from high school to college while also seeking to help them grow and mature in their faith.

Jeff Slattery named executive director of Richland Manor

Jeff Slattery has been named executive director of Richland Manor Health Campus, 7400 Swaney Road, Bluffton.

Most recently, he was administrator for a 63-bed facility in Hicksville. In this role, he was instrumental in revitalizing the facility, including re-establishing positive relationships with community members and state regulators, and recruiting campus team members to assist him in this transformation.

The community has an opportunity to met Slattery during Richland Manor's family night celebration. It is at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, at Richland Manor.

ONU presents Climax Jazz Band

The Ohio Northern University Music Department presents the Climax Jazz Band in Presser Hall on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Based in Canada, the Climax Jazz Band is a six-piece traditional jazz band known for its wide variety of tunes, with lots of vocals. Their particular brand of traditional jazz includes marches, blues, ragtime, spirituals and popular dance tunes.

The band has 26 CDs, including two award-winners from the Canadian Collectors’ Congress.

Avon representative Crystal Sellers-Battle, Ada Icon's newest advertiser

Ada Icon's newest advertiser is Crystal Sellers-Battle, Avon representative. Icon viewers may reach her several ways:

Website: www.youravon.com/csellers-battle
E-mail: crystal.sellers@gmail.com
Cell: 614-425-6227

Avon's Campaign 20 started on Sept. 9.