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ONU Choreographers Showcase this weekend

Performances on Saturday and Sunday at The Freed Center

ONU School of Visual and Performing Arts presents ONU Choreographers Showcase in two performances this weekend at The Freed Center, according to Dylan Wood, director of the center.

Show times are 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2.

The performances will showcase multiple dance genres, danced by a cast of over 40 guest artists and students.

From a depiction of commuters in rush hour traffic to the battle of the sexes, choreographers use the language of dance to tell stories that communicate and connect.

Farm transition/succession workshop set for February

Auglaize and Hardin Counties Extension offices announced a two-day farm transition/succession workshop on Monday, Feb. 3, and Tuesday, Feb. 25. 

The workshop takes place at Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, 1210 Lima St., Kenton. Pre-registration is due Monday, Jan. 27. The cost is $30 per person. 

Participants must attend both days. Each day the program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with registration at 9:30 a.m.  

One of Extension’s most knowledgeable individuals regarding farm transition is David Marrison from Coshocton County.  

Around the world wine sampling coming Feb. 1 to The Inn

The Inn at ONU, 401 W. College Ave., Ada, holds its annual Around the World Wine Sampling evening next month.

The event is Saturday, February 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In addition to wine, the evening includes food and live entertainment.

Tickets are $32 per guest, which includes an extensive selection of appetizers, five unique wine samples, wine commentary provided by wine industry expert Diana Kerr Brown, live entertainment, and a relaxing atmosphere.

This year, participants can upgrade to the deluxe package for $45 per guest and receive eight wine samples and a commemorative wine glass. 

Author speaks at Alger Public Library

Jennifer (Walter) Cannon meet and greet Jan. 24

Alger Public Library will host author, Jennifer (Walter) Cannon, in a 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24, meet and greet, according to Stacey Hensley, library director.

The program is at the library, 100 W. Wagner St., Alger.

Cannon has been a writer most of her life and has spent some time as a journalist. “Spoons and Needles” is her first published novella.

This fictional book is based on true experiences and follows a family through the emotions of having a loved one addicted to heroin

The author program is open to the public.

Mercy Health, Lima, president presents Presidential Leadership Forum

Jan. 14 at Bluffton University

Ronda K. Lehman, president, Mercy Health Lima, will share “My Leadership Journey in Health Care,” during Bluffton University’s Presidential Leadership Forum at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Lehman will reflect on experiences and challenges in the health care marketplace.

Named president of Mercy Health’s Lima Market in September, Lehman has served the Lima community as a member of Mercy Health since 1995, when she began as a pharmacy intern. 

Prior to her current role she served as president of Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center. In 2014, Lehman obtained her fellow status with the American College of Health Care Executives.

Geography Bee rescheduled for Jan. 17

Ada's school Geography Bee has been rescheduled for Friday, Jan. 17,  at 10:15 in the auditorium. The weather date is Jan. 24th at 10:15 a.m.