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October 25, 2020

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Drive Time Driving Instruction next in-person class June 14-19

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Drive Time Driving Instruction, LLC, Bluffton, is accepting registrations for its next in-person Bluffton class, according to Doug and Sara Kisseberth.

The class is set for Sunday to Friday, June 14-19. Visit the website to register and for complete details: www.drivetimedriving.com.

New Leaf has Mother's Day gift ideas

New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235, Ada, has Mother's Day gift ideas for customers. It also takes phone orders and offers curb side service.

Ada businesses reopening on limited basis

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Ada businesses are beginning to move their front door “Closed” signs to “Open” this week.

The Icon will report on business openings. Business owners should contact the Icon with details at info@adaicon.com.

Here are three businesses with new information:

Stratton Greenhouses open house May 1-3

Stratton Greenhouses, 9915 Lincoln Highway, Bluffton, announce a spring open house Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 1-2-3, according to Susie and Steve Stratton.

The open house includes drawings and several giveaways. New Proven Winner and Wave Petunias are available for the first 100 customers.

A special opening for senior citizens only is from 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Regular hours are:
Mondays - Thursdays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fridays - Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays - noon to 5 p.m.

New Leaf is open with perennials, trees, garden plants and more

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New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235, Ada, is open and has a wide selection of perennials, trees, shrubs, garden plants and garden supplies, according to Laurie Laird, of the Center.

“We have perennials, trees, shrubs, garden plants and garden supplies arriving by the truck load.”

Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GROB System’s group effort creates medical testing booths

11 donated to Bluffton, Findlay and Lima hospitals; used to test for COVID-19 virus

FROM BLUFFTON ICON – Some health professionals call it the Superman booth.

Whatever you call it, a Bluffton-made product has immediate use for health care professionals testing persons who may have the COVID-19 virus.

A three-and-one-half week crash-course group effort by associates at GROB Systems resulted in creation of 11 testing booths that GROB is donating to area hospitals. The booths are being delivered this week.

The booths were created in GROB’s fabrication department, according to Emily Brock, GROB’s marketing coordinator. 

“We looked at prototypes from Boston, New York and South Korea before creating our own booth,” she said.