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Pizza inspires ONU prescription delivery service

In January HealthWise Pharmacy launched a prescription delivery service

By Barbara Lockard
As a student, Clay Miller delivered pizzas.  As a pharmacist, he’s delivering prescription medications and providing screenings to his “customers.”  

This accessibility to health care has a lot of similarities to providing pepperoni and mushrooms to hungry individuals.

“Pharmacists are actually the number one most accessible health care professional,” said Miller.  “I started thinking about how convenient it is to order a pizza and wondered why we couldn’t do this with medications.” 

Financial protection can be a great Valentine’s Day gift

By Brandon Blackford
Edward Jones financial advisor, Bluffton

On Valentine’s Day, you can give your spouse or life partner a traditional gift such as candy or flowers.

But once you’ve done that, why not think about something that can provide longer-lasting benefits for your loved one? Specifically, think about ways to provide a lifetime of financial protection.

You can do this in several ways, including:
Protection while you’re alive – As you know, it’s usually necessary for both partners or spouses to work to maintain a household – so if your income were to disappear, even temporarily, it could present a big problem.

Century 21 Sunway Realty hosts three open houses Sunday

115 S. Johnson and 501 N. Gilbert, Ada • 351 Geneva, Dunkirk

Century 21 Sunway Realty will hold three residential open houses from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Descriptions of each of the residences are attached in sheets at the bottom of this story.

The open houses follow:
• 115 S. Johnson St., Ada
• 501 N. Gilbert St., Ada
• 351 Geneva St., Dunkirk

Century 21 Sunway Realty has two offices:
• Ada
208 N. Main St.

• Kenton
930 E. Columbus 

No Limit Nutrition ribbon cutting Jan. 31

The business opened earlier this winter at 117 E. Lincoln

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at noon, Friday, Jan. 31, at No Limit Nutrition, 117 E. Lincoln Ave., according to Deb Curlis, chamber director. 

The new business opened earlier this winter by partners Gina Murray and Cassandra Casiano.

No Limit offers healthy nutritious meal replacements including teas, energizing cocktails and protein snacks including over 45 different flavors of meal replacement shakes, energizing teas and other beverages under 250 calories. 

Business hours are Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The business phone number is 419-558-1227.

Ada properties moving fast 

Demand is especially high for single-family homes in the $80,000 to $150,000 price range

By Barbara Lockard
Becky Neville exclaimed that the real estate market in Ada in 2019 was, “like everywhere else…fantastic!” She should know. Neville, a realtor with Century 21 Sunway, has been in the business since 1983 serving an area that includes Hardin, Allen, Putnam and Hancock Counties.  

“Ada is unique because of the university,” Neville said.  She went on to explain that there is a demand for student housing so there are a lot of investors buying rental property, including some larger, multi-family units.  

Liberty National will participate in Welcome Home Program

Assists eligible homebuyers with down payment or closing costs when purchasing or buying a home

Liberty National Bank is a participant in the Welcome Home Program, a grant sponsored by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, according to Ronald L. Zimmerly, LNB president and CEO. 

The Welcome Home Program assists eligible homebuyers with down payment or closing costs when purchasing or buying a home.

The Welcome Home Program provides up to $5,000 in grant money for low to moderate income homebuyers and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Honorably discharged veterans and active duty military homebuyers may receive Welcome Home grants up to $7,500.