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July 16, 2020

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Mercy Health celebrates Neil Armstrong’s visit to the moon

Former Astronaut Gregory H. Johnson visits Lima July 19

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center is hosting an opportunity for individuals to meet former Astronaut and Col. Gregory H. Johnson.

On Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m., he will be giving a presentation at the St. Rita’s Auxiliary Conference Center. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be served. 

One stop shop July 20 in Kenton

The public is invited to a One Stop Shop at The Chicago Room on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Little Chicago Room is located at 13670 S.R. 68, Kenton.

Admission is free and baked goods will be available.

Vendors include:
Damsel in Defense
Color Street
Perfectly Posh
Johnny's Buckeye BBQ
Pampered Chef
Folly Faces
Stevie Alexis Photography
Two Hearts Designs
Premier Designs
Mary Kay

Cruz-n-Ada on July 20

VFW car and truck cruise and show gets bigger each year

Last summer's Ada VFW cruz-in-Ada attracted owners of over 60 vehicles. This year's show should be just as large if not better, according to Win Hauenstein.

Here's what you need to know:

• Click here for winners from last year's show.

The show is from 1 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, July 20, on Main Street, Ada. The street will be closed to through traffic during the event.

Registration is $12 and takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. A cruise is from 5 to 7 p.m. Awards are presented at 7:30 p.m.

Free community meal at Restore tonight

Restore Community Center is hosting a free community meal tonight, Tuesday, July 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the store.

The meal will be provided by Centiry 21 Sunway Realty. The meal will be roast pork loin, au gratin potatoes, green beans with bacon and dinner rolls.

The meal is open to the public. The store is located at 210 North Main St. 

Regional forages program July 25

Many alfalfa and forage stands across the state took a beating this winter and the wet spring has added insult to injury, according to Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension-Hardin County.

Forage stands were damaged this past winter, and the wet spring has further deteriorated stands that appeared they might recover.  So what are the options to assuring a forage supply for the future? 

A Forages for the Future Program will be held Thursday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Henry High School Commons, 391 E. Columbus St. in St. Henry.

Gospel sing fundraiser in Alger July 27

Backpack Blessing at Upper Scioto Valley

Neighbor to Neighbor Community Center presents a Gospel Sing Fund Raiser for Backpack Blessing at Upper Scioto Valley schools.

The event is Saturday, July 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.  at 305 N. Main St., Alger.

Event sponsors say to bring your own lawn chair to enjoy an evening of local talent. Ice cream social and box lunches will be available.