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Updated Monday, March 16 • send your updates to: info@adaicon.com


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ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open
The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open during this national emergency with regular hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ada Kiwanis Club
Cancelled this week.

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, cancelled

‘Virtual Experiences with Park District’ begins launched

The Hancock Park District (HPD) is launching a new opportunity to experience nature and history-based programs and events from the comfort of your own home. 

“Virtual Experiences with the Hancock Park District” launched Friday, March 20, via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/HancockParkDistrict.

The virtual program will be offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. with a different focus for each two-to-three-minute segment. Following the live event, each video will be archived on the HPD Facebook page and in mp4 format at www.HancockParks.com.

Plans underway for 53rd Festival of Wheels in Bluffton

Vehicle registration for this 53rd annual Bluffton Festival of Wheels is underway according to Dan Diller, festival director.

The show is sponsored by the Bluffton Lions Club.

This year’s festival is Friday, June 19, in downtown Bluffton. Registration is from 2 to 5 p.m. rain or shine.  Vehicle judging is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Trophies will be awarded at 7:30 p.m.

The show is open to antique cars, classic cars, trucks, tractors, golf carts, fire engines, motorcycles and Cushmans.

Registration fees by May 31 are $10 per vehicle. Registration thereafter is $12.

Spring vendor pop up shop March 14

A spring local vendor pop up shop features 12  vendors from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 14, at The Centre of Bluffton, according to Cindy Luginbuhl, one of the event planners.

Featured vendors include:
• Rodan+Fields
• Color Street
• LuLaRoe
• Thirty One
• Tupperware
• Plunder
• DoTerra
• Younique
• Tastefully Simple
• Scentsy
• Norwex
• Pampered Chef

The event is open to the public and includes special offers from vendors and door prizes.

"4 fun" track event March 17

Ada K-5 students invited to compete • Part of Dogs and Bears Get Fit Program

Ada elementary students (K-5) will participate in the first-ever Ada junior track meet next week.

The event is from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. at the King Horn Fieldhouse on the ONU campus. Medals will be awarded to the top three placers in the following events:
• Long jump
• Ball throw
• 50-yard dash
• 400-meter un

Events will be split into competitive groups of boys and girls:
• Kindergarten-first grade
• Second-third grade
• Fourth-fifth grade

The event is free and students must sign-up to participate. Permission slips are attached at the bottom of this story.

Join the digital empowerment for parents discussion

Hardin County schools, local law enforcement, the ministerial association, Quest Federal Credit Union, and Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative

By Mark Light, Hardin County 4-H Educator
A “Digital Empowerment for Parents” event is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, 1210 W. Lima Ave., Kenton.  

As parents and educators, we often think about ways to keep youth safe.  

We make sure children are wearing a seatbelt, don’t go anywhere by themselves, don’t have access to any weapons, and understand the dangers of drugs and alcohol.