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October 22, 2020

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Ada plays Bingo on Thursdays in November

Ada Bingo plays on Thursdays at the Alumni N-men’s Building in downtown Ada. Doors open at 5:30; Bingo begins at 6:55. Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper packages. Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefits the Ada Lion's Club and Ada Music Boosters.

Dates are Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, and Nov. 29.

MS Support Group meeting Oct. 24 in Bluffton

A meeting for those with Multiple Sclerosis, their partners and caregivers will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, at The Centre at  Bluffton, 601 N. Main St. 

Reservations are needed for the dinner and may still be made the day of the program by calling 1-877-219-0410  and giving the program number 2387. The event starts with
registration at 6 p.m

Questcor Pharmaceuticals is the sponsor and provides the speaker. The topic is "Take Control of Your MS Relapses: Know Your Treatment Options."

Community pumpkin scavenger hunt planned Oct. 29

A community pumpkin scavenger hunt is on the Ada community calendar on Monday, Oct. 29. Persons of all ages are welcome to participate in this fun evening.

Participants will receive maps at the Ada Depot on Main Street at about 6:30 p.m. on the 29th. The scavenger hunters will look for the business involved to find the numbered pumpking at the location. 

When the maps are completed participants will bring them back to the Depot by 7:30 p.m.  Halloween snacks will be available while the drawing for prizes takes place.

Prior to the scavenger hunt, a Halloween parade starts at 5:30 p.m. near the Ada police station.

"Ashfall" author visits Ada High School

Author of the popular young adult book "Ashfall,"  Mike Mullin, will speak at Ada High School  on Tuesday, Oct. 16, during Teen Read Week.

According to Chanda Smith, high school media specialist, Mullin will speak in a high school assembly at 8:45 a.m. He will also visit with students in a high school science class.

Mullin wrote his first novel in elementary school and has been writing more or less non-stop ever since. "Ashfall" is his first published novel. He holds a black belt in Songahm Taekwondo. He lives in Indianapolis.

It's "cash mob" day in Ada - here's the details

The secret’s out. The Buy Ada First Committee, planning the community’s first-ever cash mob, this week announced the location of the event.

The cash mob takes place at one of Ada’s most prominent retail businesses, Reichert’s, 111-113 S. Main St., from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16.

“Fred Reichert welcomed our invitation to host this first-ever event of its kind in Ada,” said Heather Cox, member of the committee. “We hope this will be the first of several more cash mobs held in Ada during the next 12 months.”

Veterans' breakfast at Ada cafeteria on Nov. 12

The Ada School District is sponsoring a veterans' breakfast on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8 a.m. in the school cafeteria. The school invites all veterans and their families, as well as active duty service personnel who live, work or worship within the boundaries of the Ada Exempted
Village Schools to attend. Widows or widowers of veterans are also encouraged to attend.

If you would like to attend the veterans' breakfast, please call the Ada High School office at 419-634-2746 to make your reservations.