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October 18, 2019
 

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Ada Icon and Carol Slane Florist have 1 dozen roses to give away for Valentine's Day!

The Ada Icon and Carol Slane Florist have a Valentine's Day give-away and you might win.

We're giving away one dozen roses from Carol Slane Florist, 410 S. Main St., Ada.

It's really simple to enter:
• Send an email to: info@adaicon.com
• In the message line type: Contest Entry
   (Please add your name the e-mail message)
• Entry deadline 5:55 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12.
We will draw the winner at 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, in time for you to pick up your dozen roses for Valentine's Day.

Beth Fenton had the golden ticket

She went home with a Super Bowl LI ball and a Yeti Cooler

Beth Fenton had the winning ticket.

Her ticket was picked as the grand prize of the Made In Ada Wilson Football Festival on Saturday evening. She won an Ada-made Wilson LI Super Bowl football and a Yeti Cooler valued at $400.

She's here with her husband, Howard. He is a professor of law, and she is a member of the Ada village council. (Monty Siekerman photo)

Watch a video of the Wilson Football Festival poster being created

Posters are on sale while supplies last

Melissa Eddings Mancuso, an ONU associate professor art, designed and printed a poster for the inaugural "Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival.

Melissa estimated she spent 60 hours designing and printing the 8-color poster which is a little more than a foot wide and a foot and a half high.

The silkscreen poster is for sale at $30 each by calling 418-558-1071 or at the Gallery for the Arts, Ada.

Proceeds will benefit the festival.Watch how the official commemorative poster for the #MadeInAda Wilson Football Festival was made, color layer by color layer

The receiver's head doesn't appear until the gray and gold layers near the end....take a look.

ONU Society of Collegiate Journalists hear about Ada Icon

Ada Icon Editor Monty Siekerman spoke to the ONU chapter of the Society of Collegiate Journalists on Monday at the Freed Center, saying:

•The Icon meets the needs of the community by informing readers about events and people of interest to them.
•The Icon is highly successful with 28,000 pages read in January alone, up 42 percent from a year ago.
•it was named Business of the Year in 2016 by the Chamber of Commerce.
•The Ada Icon has 60 advertisers to support it.
•The Icon posts more than 50 news stories, with photographs, each week, which is digging out a lot of news in a community with 5,000 people and a campus of 3,200.

How do you plan 20,000 meals?

ONU students packed 20,000 meals on Saturday.

Click here for more details.

It didn't just happen. It took planning, coordination and lots of volunteers to step forward.

The food packets go to the hungry: 1,000 meals to ReStore in Ada, 6,000 meals to the West Ohio Food Bank and the rest to the African nation of Lesotho.

Here's Kristina Flax (left) and with coordinator BrittanyToney, who put it all together.

Searching for news

Ada Icon editor Monty Siekerman welcomes news and photo ideas.

Call or text him at 419-303-3439. Submit articles to him at montysiekerman60@gmail.com.

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