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July 4, 2020

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Blanchard Valley Hospital holds diabetes support group meetings

Blanchard Valley Hospital, in partnership with the Greater Northwest Ohio Diabetes Association and the Findlay YMCA, will be holding diabetes support group meetings.
The meetings will include an educational presentation and discussion. All meeting will be held from 7-8 p.m. in the pool room at the downtown Findlay YMCA, 300 E. Lincoln St., Findlay.

Dates and topics of upcoming meetings include:

Monday, May 14
Topic: Taking Charge of Your Diabetes
Speaker: Nancy Proctor, RN, M.Ed.

Monday, June 11
Topic: Your Meals & You and Food Label Deceit
Speaker: Julie Russell, RD, LD

Here's the May Ada school calendar

It's a very busy month for students, teachers, and parents involved in Ada schools. Here's the school calendar, showing those events.

"The Tiger's Wife" book discussion Tuesday at the library

The next book discussion by the Ada Public Library centers on the book "The Tiger's Wife," by Téa Obreht. The discussion is held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, in the library.

Brief summary
In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her—the legend of the tiger’s wife.

Hey, kids - there's a free youth football clinic April 29

A free youth football clinic will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m., April 29 at ONU's Dial Roberson Stadium. The program is open to children ages 6-13.

A free T-shirt will be given to participants who register in advance. To register, contact Devin Russell at 419-772-2588 or email d-russell.2@onu.edu For more information about this camp and all the ONU summer sports camps, click here.

So you think you bake a pretty good pie? Now's your chance to prove it

So you think you bake a pretty good pie? What's your secret? Is it the crust, or something else? Now's your chance to prove your baking skills.

Richland Manor, 7400Swaney Road, will hold its annual pie contest. The event is Monday, April 30. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and judging at 2 p.m.

Yes, it's worth entering. Over $200 in cash prizes will be awarded. Have questions: call Richland Manor at 419-643-3161.

Ada FFA invites high school males to "walk a mile in her shoes" May 15

The Ada High School Future Farmers of America will offer all males at the high school to walk a mile in "her shoes" in May as the FFA hopes to draw attention to issues of domestic and teen dating violence.

The community service project will take place on Tuesday, May 15, and is titled "walk-a-mile in her shoes." Any freshman through senior may participate.

During the event male students will have the opportunity to walk in high heels to bring awareness to Ada schools, about domestic violence. This day will also include speakers, food, and some fun activities.