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August 23, 2019

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Community Health Assessment results shared June 3

From Assessment Advisory Committee and Kenton Hardin Health Department

The Community Health Assessment Advisory Committee and the Kenton Hardin Health Department invites the community to the public release of the Hardin County Community Assessment Report, on Monday, June 3,, from 9 a.m. to noon. 

This report contains information gathered from Hardin County residents on health related areas and compiles information on the health of our community.

The event is led by Emily Golias from the Hospital Foundation of Northwest Ohio. She will summarize data results and conduct a focus group to assist with identification of Hardin communities priority needs.

Young mom support class starts Friday at Alger Public Library

First of four Friday sessions

Alger Public Library will hold a Young Mom Support Class over four Fridays in May. Each class is from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the library.

The schedule follows:
• May 10 - Let's talk: Development
• May 17 - Let's talk: Stretching food dollars and nutritition
• May 24 - Let's talk: Health and safety
• May 31 - Let's talk: Money, money, money

These classes will cover budgeting, nutrition, development, health and safety, among other topics.

This program is for young mothers, from teenage up to 25 years old. To pre-register, please call 419-757-7755 or email shensley@seolibraries.org.

Bluffton invites you to its arts and crafts festival on Saturday

Craft vendors, music, shopping passports, pony rides and lots more

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - The 48th annual Bluffton Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, May 11, is a family friendly, activity-packed event with two new features: a music tent and shopping passport.

The festival brings some 60 vendors with non-commercial arts and crafts to Bluffton’s Main Street from Vine to Franklin. This year, the event will also include a music tent on the lawn of Bluffton Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Main.

A shopping passport will feature 12 businesses that have contributed to a prize of $250 Bluffton Bucks.

Hardin Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday in Kenton

The 16th annual Hardin County Master Gardener plant sale begins at 9 a.m. on
Saturday, May 11, rain or shine at the Friendship Gardens of the Hardin County, which is a new location.

The Friendship Gardens of Hardin County is located behind the HARCO Workshop Building, 960 W. Kohler Street in Kenton. Parking is available at the garden.

Sponsored by the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, there will be several Hardin County garden clubs and vendors at this annual event.

The public will find a wide choice of their favorite flowers, bedding plants, roses, herbs, trees and various other potted plants.

Ada route on July 20 bike ride

Fifth annual ride to remember

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - The Bluffton Lions Foundation will host the Fifth Annual Ride to Remember on Saturday, July 20. Several routes will be offered, ranging in distance from the 2-mile Town Loop to the 112-mile Triplett Challenge.  Proceeds from the ride will benefit the Bluffton Pathways Project.

“Last year, we drew more than 200 riders,” said Dick Ramseyer, chair of the event.  “We hope to add even more riders this year and are offering a lot of perks to attract them.” 

It's an Ada school spring concert Monday

5th, 6th grade and junior high bands; 6th grade and junior high choirs

The Ada 5th grade, 6th grade, and junior high bands as well as the 6th grade and junior high choirs will present their Spring Concert Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. in the Ada School Auditorium.

The Ada 5th Grade Band is under the direction of elementary music teacher Tabitha McPeeks.  They will play multiple selections they have been working on during the spring semester.

The Ada 6th Grade Band is under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Lischak.  The 6th Grade Band will be performing the main title from "Star Wars" by John Williams, "Midnight Mission" by Brian Balmages, and "Dragon Dance" by Michael Story.