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November 28, 2020

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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.

Cash is king

In the midst of change, transition, and unknowns, cash provides the highest level of flexibility

By Gary Reese
Faith Investments, Blufton

We have been living through a very challenging time lately. Coronavirus has set new precedents on many different levels. Unfortunately, many people are left wondering from where and when their next paycheck will come because of these changes.

Despite these incredible challenges, we are confident that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We’ve seen as a community and nation how quickly we can adapt to new challenges. As we transition through this period, one fundamental economic truth remains the same. Cash is king.

ONU HealthWise Pharmacy extends home prescription delivery service

Now delivers to all patients in Hardin County and anyone within 40 miles of the pharmacy

ONU HealthWise Community Pharmacy will remain open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Call 419-772-DRUG with questions.

The pharmacy has extended its home prescription delivery service to all patients in Hardin County and to anyone living within 40 miles of the pharmacy, including Lima and Findlay.

Curbside pickup at the pharmacy is also available. 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.

Prescriptions may be refilled through the website, the app and telephone: 419-772-3784.

Spring blooming flowers now at New Leaf

Spring is here and New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235, north of Ada is open.

Curbside service is available for customers practicing social distancing.

• Simply call in an order, pay for it with a credit card over the phone
• Call New Leaf upon your arrival
• An employee will bring your order to your car

New Leaf has spring blooming flowers, pansy pots and bowls and Asiatic lilies, vegetable plants and asparagus roots, seed potatoes and onion sets.

The Inn at ONU offering carry-out Easter dinner

The Inn at ONU can provide your Easter dinner. Or Thursday, or Friday, or Saturday dinner.

All you need to do is check the new menu provided here, call 419-772-4101 to place your carry-out order and provide a debit card or credit card number.

Get in your vehicle and pick up dinner.

With its brand new dinner club menu launched earlier this week, it is just in time for this weekend.

Hours are:
Thursday through Saturday 5 to 7 p.m.
Easter Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 418-772-4101

Nick and Amber Simon purchase former Railhouse Gym

Preparations underway for a business relaunch

Ada residents Nick and Amber Simon are the new owners for the former Railhouse Gym located on Buckeye Avenue, Ada.

The couple plans to reopen the gym as soon as Gov. DeWine lifts his orders that closed Ohio’s non-essential businesses in response to the coronavirus. 

Under the new name “One More,” the new owners are taking this opportunity to make several changes to prepare for the business relaunch.

Click here for the gym Facebook.

A new entrance and address for the gym will be 125 E. Buckeye. The 24/7 Laundromat at 125 E. Buckeye has been closed.