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Marketing your product, success and failures: entrepreneur workshop Sept. 26

The Community Economic Development Center (CEDC) at Ohio Northern University opens its 2013-14 entrepreneurship workshop series in the Dicke Forum on Thursday, Sept. 26. The workshop will be preceded by a networking event at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will follow the networking event and conclude at 7 p.m.

The topic of the workshop will be “Marketing your product, success and failures. Making the Milestone system work” with Dennis D. Stripe. This event is free and open to the public.

Harvest and Herb Fest Ada's main fall attraction - and it's Saturday

Here's Saturday's Ada Area Chamber of Commerce's Harvest and Herb Fest schedule:

9 .m. - 4 p.m. - Booths open
10 a.m. - Main Street parade

Cole Motors Parking Lot
Noon - National Anthem, Ada High School marching band
Followed by the crowning of the 2013 Ada Harvest and Herb Queen

At the Ada Railroad Park
1 p.m. - Liberty National Bank kiddie tractor pull (registration begins at 12:30 p.m.)

Musical performers
Kevin Plaugher will perform from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Mike Wright and Jim Boedicker will take the stage from 2:15 to 3 p.m

Ohio Northern Pi Iota chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha honored with best chapter award

Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, has awarded ONU’s Pi Iota Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, with a Best Chapter Award for the 2012-13 academic year.

ONU was one of just six schools with enrollments of fewer than 5,000 students to be honored with the Best Chapter award that is given to only a select few in each of the four size categories.

Robert Alexander, professor of political science and chairman of the Department of History, Politics and Justice Department, is the chapter advisor and serves on the national executive council of Pi Sigma Alpha. 

Ada Kiwanis Club hears about the Underground Railroad

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12 noon on Tuesday, September 10 at McIntosh Center, ONU.

Jon Umphress offered the invocation.

The following guests were introduced: David Faulkner, Allie Puntel and Elizabeth McKinney.

The 45th wedding anniversary of Bruce and Sandy Neely (September 14, 1968) was noted.

Joe Ferguson reported that the club’s donation to the Buyers Club at the Hardin County Fair Livestock Show was a good investment. 19 fair animals were purchased by the group.

In business:

Show Ada pride this weekend

Ada is the place to be this weekend! Saturday, Main Street comes alive the same way it does every September – the Harvest and Herb Festival hits the street.

This Saturday is also Family Day at ONU, and ONU is encouraging family members to visit the community of Ada as part of the festivities. We’re not kidding; Ada is the place to be!

This weekend is a great time to show some of your Ada Pride! Please help us keep our community looking great. If you see trash on sidewalks, please pick it up and place it in the appropriate trash receptacle. If the sunshine prompts you to mow, make sure your grass clippings are not on the sidewalks or in the streets.

Frances Maree Gibson, 1940-2013

Frances Maree Gibson, age 72, died on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 3:36 p.m. surrounded by her loving family at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.

She was born on October 29, 1940 in Wharton, Ohio to Roy D. and Helen D. (Bostater) Searfoss and they preceded her in death. On November 21, 1956 she married Troy E. "Gene" Gibson and he survives in Ada.

Frances was a homemaker. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Lima.