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November 19, 2019

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Ada chamber now at 87 members

Don Traxler will receive lifetime membership in January

The ever-growing Ada Area Chamber of Commerce – now at 87 members ­– recognized new members during the July 17 chamber breakfast at the Ada Public Library.

Deb Curlis chamber director introduced new members:
• Tracy Scalfara, Ada Physical Therapy
• Ladonna Roys and Lynn Rainsburg,  L&L Designs
• Melissa Ridinger, Blanchard Place Assisted Living, Kenton
• Rhonda Crouse, King Thompson Realtors
• Dan Newkirk Heapy Engineers, Findlay

Also recognized were Amanda Morrison and Mark Southward of Streamline Insurance for their new office on North Main Street. An open house for the new location was later that day.

Lugibihl's Blue Moon Blueberries are now available

Lugibihl’s Blue Moon Blueberries, 14848 Road 3, (just north of State Route 12), Pandora, has blueberries.

U-pick hours this week are:
Tuesday evening, July 16, from 6-9 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17,  7 a.m.-9 p.m. (all day).
Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 evenings 6-9 p.m.

U-pick price is $2.50 per pound. Orders can be taken for picked berries and these are $5 per pound. Call 419-231-0832 for updated information or orders.

Mosquito season: how to fight back

Ways to keep yourself and your family safe from mosquitoes

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
The number of illnesses caused by tick, mosquito and flea bites has more than tripled over 12 years, according to the CDC. But there are ways to keep yourself safe.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 640,000 cases of these illnesses were reported from 2004 through 2016.

Hot dog!

Liberty National invites you to a hot dog celebration July 17

Liberty National Bank, Ada, invites Icon viewers to stop into the bank and enjoy a hot dog next Wednesday. The bank celebrates National Hot Dog Day, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 17.

Three tips for a healthy pregnancy

Healthy habits can lead to a healthier baby

Please note: This article is provided by ONU Healthwise Pharmacy.
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:

1) Visit Your Doctor

Do not wait until you become pregnant to visit your doctor. Before you become pregnant is the best time to speak with your doctor about any health conditions that can negatively affect your pregnancy.

Health conditions that can affect pregnancy include but are not limited to diabetes, high blood pressure, sexually transmitted infections and autoimmune conditions, including thyroid disorders.

Athletic trainer receives national award

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center announced that Tom Lane, M. ED., AT, ATC, PTA, ITAT, will be awarded the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Trainer Service Award.

The Athletic Trainer Service Award recognizes National Athletic Trainers’ Association members for their contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels. The Athletic Trainer Service award recipients have been involved in professional associations, community organizations, grassroots public relations efforts and service as a volunteer athletic trainer.