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Long-standing, well-known Ada business has a new name

It's now Hanson-Neely-Allison Funeral and Cremation Services

A long-standing and well-known Ada locally-owned business has a new name.

Hanson-Neely Funeral and Cremation Service is now Hanson-Neely-Allison Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc., according to Scott Allison.

Allison took over the business upon the retirement of Bruce Neely at the end of 2019. Allison has served as a funeral director with the funeral home since 2004.

He and his wife, Arlene, are parents of three children. He is a 1993 Ada HS and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science graduate and is a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open with regular hours

Offering free prescription delivery service to anyone within a 40-mile radius

The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open during this national emergency with regular hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The pharmacy is offering free prescription delivery service to anyone within a 40-mile radius of the pharmacy (including Lima and Findlay) and anyone in Hardin County.

Individuals interested in this service should call 419-772-3784. The pharmacy can transfer prescriptions from other pharmacies to allow anyone to take advantage of this service.

The Pharmacy can mail prescriptions to students at their home through the remainder of the spring and summer.

Laurie Watt new owner of Platinum Hair Design

Full-service salon at 228 N. Main St.

Laurie Watt is Ada’s newest Main Street business owner, as she has assumed the ownership of a hair salon on North Main Street.

Opened earlier this month as Platinum Hair Design, LLC, the full-service salon is located at 228 N. Main St.

“We offer perms, haircuts, color, waxing, manicures and pedicures,” she said. “Walk-ins and appointments are welcome and we service women, men and children.”

With Watt, who is a hair stylist, is Redd Harris, barber. Part-time stylists are Meagan Mullett and Jessica Robinson. Also working part-time is Justus Cheney, nail technician.

Awarding Prizes, Pop-up Shops, and our “Done” list

By Paula Scott, BCE Executive Director

March 26 (Date and details pending) Business Plan Competition Awards & Expo 
Our 2020 business plan classes ran during a snow (and melt) packed seven-weeks! Thank you to all of our contestants and instructors who braved the roads to attend. For those who didn’t, we provided video backups of each session.

Our photo was taken by Nicole McConnahea on the last evening of our classes at Bluffton University. It sure was pretty!

6 coupon special offer from Tommy Tire Sales & Alignment Center, Ada

Printer-friendly coupons at the bottom of this story

Tom Dotson of Tommy Tire Sales & Alignment Center, 3032 State Route 309, Ada, and Leiber's Garage, 130 Vance St., Bluffton, and , has a 6 coupon special in March.

Hardin County job fair and hiring expo in Kenton March 3

OhioMeansJobs Hardin County and Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance will hold a Hardin County Job Fair and Hiring Expo from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, at Hardin County Fairgrounds, Community Building, 14134 County Road 140, Kenton.

The morning session is limited to Hardin County students only. 

Over 40 employers, agencies and education providers will be on site and hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. 

Job seekers should bring resumes and dress for on-the-spot interviews. Door prizes will also be given away at the event.