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Apollo Career Center hosts ApolloPalooza April 6

pollo Career Center, 3325 Shawnee Road, Lima, will host ApolloPalooza, Thursday, April 6, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Registration deadline Monday for Citizens Academy

The registration deadline for the Hardin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy is Monday March 27th. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of Hardin County. Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office, 1025 S. Main St., Kenton and returned with the $30 fee by Monday, March 27.

The Academy will meet weekly on Tuesdays from April 4 to May 16 from 6-8:30p.m

The Academy provides citizens an opportunity to see every aspect of the operation of the Sheriff's Office. Classroom presentations, demonstrations, and tours are part of the curriculum.

Questions may be addressed to Sheriff Keith Everhart or Chief Deputy Dennis Burns at (419) 673-1268.

Detroit string trio to perform

A string trio from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will present a concert at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in Presser Hall. The trio consists of Eric Nowlin, Yoonshin Song and Wei Yu. The concert is free and open to the public.

Nowlin is the principal violist of the DSO. He has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. Nowlin has been described by the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader as “having a full, warm tone, expressive phrasing, and effortless technical command.”

Seniors to meet Wednesday

The Ada Senior Citizens will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Community Health Professionals to play cards and other games after a short business meeting.

The group plans a luncheon at Table One In Kenton on April 12.

Ada area senior citizens age 55 and over are invited to join the group for $10 annually. The organization meets twice monthly


Time to get your tastebuds in order. The Kiwanis Club annual Pancake and Sausage Day is just around the corner.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 8, from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. In the Ada Schools cafeteria for the all-you-can-eat meal.

Online wellness program set

Once again, the Hardin County Extension Service is offering a free online Live Healthy program designed to Improve physical activity, enjoy healthy foods, and practice a healthy lifestyle.

Those who sign up will receive two weekly e-communications from Ohio State University Extension containing science-based nutrition, health and wellness tips. The program begins April 10 and ends May 22.

To register, go to http://go.osu.edu/HARD17SP . For additional information, contact Jami Dellifield  at dellifield.2@osu.edu or call 419-674-2297.

True or false? Are robins a sign of spring?

Find out at Discovery Center open house March 26

Are robins a sign of spring? Do opossums hang upside down? Does an elephant ever forget? Come test your nature knowledge at the Discovery Center during an Open House on Sunday, March 26, from 1-4 p.m. An interactive display will be available for you to see if what you know about nature is true or false.

All ages welcome to attend. This program and open house are free and no registration is required.

Help with village income tax filing March 25 at Depot

Tax forms are available at the village office and Ada Public Library

It’s tax season – need assistance with your Village Income Taxes?

The Village of Ada uses the services of Central Collection Agency (also known as CCA) Division of Taxation for filing and payment of village income taxes. As a service to its customers, CCA schedules on site taxpayer assistance.

This year, auditors from CCA will be available at the Ada Depot on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Auditors will be able to assist taxpayers with their Village of Ada income tax form preparations.

Recording local history topic of meeting; Wilson, Logsdon among speakers

 A series of speakers will share their insights and expertise during Digital History Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 17 at the business college. The event is free and open to the public.

The day is dedicated to exploring the possibilities of digitizing historical documents and oral histories as well as working with community partners.

The presenters will discuss the promise and pitfalls of digital history and will demonstrate techniques that could be used by local groups to gain increased public exposure. The event is sponsored by ONU’s Department of History, Politics and Justice.

Hardin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy

This year's Hardin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy is scheduled for Tuesdays
April 4 - May 16, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sheriff's Office, 1025 S. Main St.,

Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office and need to be returned with a
$30 non refundable fee by March 26. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of Hardin County.

Academy participants will learn about the Sheriff's Office, its various divisions and operations Classroom sessions will include discussion, demonstration, and hands-on participation. There will also be a tour of the Multi County Correctional Facility in Marion.