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July 22, 2019

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New Leaf offering fairy garden workshops

Ada has two planned on June 29

New Leaf Garden Center, Ada, offers fairy garden workshops, this month, according to Laurie Laird.

• Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. at the Kenton New Leaf, 927 E. Columbus St.
• Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. at the Ada New Leaf, 0395 State Route 235 

“Bring your own pot or container or purchase one of ours,” said Laird. “We provide soil. Purchase whatever plants and accessories you wish. Adults and children are welcome. We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.” 

Space is limited and persons interested in attending should call New Leaf to reserve a spot in one of the workshops. 

You don't have to go to college to make a good living:

Not a cookie-cutter decision for all

By Gary Reese
Faith Investment Services
You don't have to go to college to make a good living. Below are annual salaries, according to the U.S. Department of Labor: 
Web Developer                      
Wind Turbine Tech

Truck Driver               Massage Therapist                 LPN
$45,570                       $45,880                                   $47,050

Occ Therapy Asst       HVAC Technicians                Insurance Appraisers
$60,410                       $35,000—54,999                    $54,000-74,999

Thank you Carole Slane Florist

The Ada Academic Boosters sends thank you to Carol Slane Florist, Ada, for donating and maintaining the beautiful flowers used for Ada High School’s Academic Awards, Senior Awards and graduation.


Give your heart a tune-up

Ten ways to reduce your blood pressure and keep it down

This article is provided by ONU Healthwise Pharmacy.
Looking to lower your blood pressure?

Try the following 10 steps to manage your blood pressure and improve your heart health:

1. Get moving. Aim for least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity physical activity. You can break it down into 30 minutes a day on at least five days a week. Exercise can lower blood pressure, improve mood, reduce stress, and help with weight loss and flexibility. Before starting an exercise program, speak with your health care provider about what programs are safe for you.

School's out. Now what?

How to keep your kids active and engaged this summer

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.

Did you know summer vacation can result in learning loss? It's estimated that, on average, children can lose about two months of math and reading skills during summer vacation. But keeping your children engaged could help combat that learning loss.

Mid-Ohio Energy grant aids in Hardin County strategic planning

$10,000 grant help Hardin County villages and Kenton participate in strategic planning sessions

A $10,000 grant from Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative to the Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance (HCCBA) will help Hardin County villages and the City of Kenton participate in strategic planning sessions.

"I'm excited because the plan for this grant allows us to make the biggest impact we can make for the entire county," said Jacqualine Fitzgerald, HCCBA's Director of Economic & Community Development.