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Bereavement support group starts in Ada

"The goal is to provide a safe place to share with others who understand"

Community Health Professionals (CHP) Home Care & Hospice is introducing a monthly bereavement support group in Ada. 

The group called Hope for Tomorrow meets the first Saturday each month at 10 a.m. in the conference room at CHP Home Care & Hospice, 1200 S. Main St., Ada.

The first session is Saturday, Nov. 7.

The group is free and open to anyone who has experienced a recent loss, regardless of receiving services previously through CHP.

Meetings are informal with a trained facilitator; open to men and women, with the goal of promoting healing, emotional support and encouragement.

Veterans Day breakfast is drive-thru/pick up

Sponsored by school district on Nov. 11

The Ada School District is still sponsoring its traditional Veterans’ Day
breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 11, according to Dave Lusk.

"However, due to covid-19, this year’s breakfast will be drive through/pick up only."

"We invite all veterans and their families as well as active duty service personnel who live, work or worship within the boundaries of the Ada Exempted Village Schools to pick up breakfast between 8 and 9 a.m.

Please call the Ada High School Office at 419-634-2746 to make your reservation.

BVHS's Bridge Hospice Care Center opens unit in Wood County Hospital

Blanchard Valley Health System’s Bridge Hospice Care Center Opens Six-Bed Patient Unit at Wood County Hospital

The Bridge Hospice Care Center, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System (BVHS), has opened a six-bed patient unit on the second floor of Wood County Hospital. The Care Center was previously located at 1069 Klotz Road in Bowling Green and has moved to the hospital on Wooster Street.


Here's a theatre production you can watch from home

The Ohio Northern University School of Visual and Performing Arts will present the musical “Blocked!” from Oct. 29-31 via livestream on freedcenter.com.

Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, Oct. 30 and Oct. 31, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Oct. 31.

“Blocked!” is the story of four teenagers trying to make connections online at a time when online is the only means they have.

These four teens each face social anxieties and isolation in their own lives that are only exacerbated when schools are shuttered and in-person activities are disbanded.

Samantha Crawford is a member of the University of Findlay marching band

Ada High School graduate Samantha Crawford and a member of the University of Findlay's Marching Oiler Brass, recently performed via livestream during Virtual Homecoming Weekend 2020 to bring Oiler spirit to alumni, parents, and friends all over the world.

Selections included "The Star Spangled Banner," UF's "Alma Mater," and other songs with university spirit. The band is directed by Wes King.

Soccer tournament brackets

Here are tournament brackets for Ada High School boys' and girls' soccer teams.