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March 25, 2019

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Ada hosts 13th annual Hardin chamber dinner

Tickets now available for Feb. 28 event at McIntosh Center

Ada will host the 13th annual Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance dinner meeting and awards presentation on Thursday, Feb. 28.

The event is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in McIntosh Center on the ONU campus. The evening includes a 6 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. awards program, 7:15 p.m. dinner and 7:45 p.m. business meeting.

According to Jesse Purcell, director, chamber and tourism, “The meeting centers around celebrating our membership and their many accomplishments this year.”

Andy McBride, the alliance board chair, is master of ceremonies.

Pre-Valentine's Day wine tasting tonight in Ada

The Cask Room offers speciality wine tasting and chocolates

Join Kaitlyn Murray from Wine Trends for a pre-Valentine's Day wine tasting tonight (Wednesday, Feb. 13) beginning at 7 p.m. at The Cask Room, 127 S. Main St., Ada.

The cost for tasting pours of each wine specially selected by Kaitlyn is $12. The price includes chocolates to enjoy with the wines.

Each wine is available by the bottle with half and full case discounts, according to Steven Bates of The Cask Room.

Global perspective on engineering careers

Theme of Spotts Lecture Feb. 18 at ONU

Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions group president Brent Schroeder will discuss “A global company’s perspective on engineering career opportunities” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University. The talk, which is part of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering Spotts Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.

This event is good for one CPD hour. RSVP for CPD attendance to Laurie Laird at l-laird@onu.edu or 419-772-2421.

It's College Against Cancer Saturday at ONU

Family-friendly event with a very serious side

Complete schedule of events is attached -

What's on your Saturday calendar?  Make time for Colleges Against Cancer at ONU's King Horn Sports Center.

The 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. event hads lots of family-friendly events plus a serious side, of raising funds to fight cancer.

This year's goal is $10,000 and the student group planning the event has already raised $5,224.65.

A schedule is attached. It starts with a 5 p.m. survivorship dinner. Then, the doors open at 6 p.m. and the evening includes everything from an opening ceremony to pie a professor, Zumba, a dance team, Mr. and Mrs. Relay, luminarias - and that's just until midnight.

Soybean management workshop Feb.21 in Kenton

OSU Extension state specialists will spend the day on Thursday, Feb. 21, to share information with farmers in a small group hands-on workshop being held at the OSU Extension office, 1021 W Lima St.,  Kenton. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude by 3:30 p.m. This soybean workshop is open to soybean producers from across Ohio.

Topics and presenters for the day-long event include: 

• Soybean Production Management Strategies by Dr. Laura Lindsey, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist; 

• Soybean Weed Management Update by Dr. Mark Loux, Extension Weed Specialist; 

• Soybean Disease Management by Dr. Anne Dorrance, Field Crop Extension Pathologist; 

Program on understanding the 8th amendment at Kenton HS

Ohio Northern University education faculty member Kevin Cordi and Kenton High School teacher Christina Cross will help KHS students understand the Eight Amendment, which deals with cruel and unusual punishment, and the death penalty through “ensemble storytelling on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 at Kenton High School.

This unique approach relies on the role-playing, in which the students will take on the roles of individuals in the process, such as lawyers and guards. In this way, the students more deeply experience the topic being discussed. The students are enrolled in American Government and American Politics classes taught by Cross.