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October 23, 2018

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Ada leaf pick up info

Yes, the leaves will fall again this year and, yes, the village leaf pickup will begin soon. Members of the Ada street department will begin collecting leaves late next week. To some, raking is a chore to others it’s a rite of fall in Ada, a time to find the most colorful leaves and get exercise or, for children and dogs, a time to jump into a pile of brown, gold, and red leaves.

Kiwanis Club costume contest and parade

Trophies await the winners of tonight’s Ada Kiwanis Club costume contest and parade. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot behind the City Building. The parade heads to the Railroad Depot at 6 p.m. where winners will be announced.


“Repopulating our workforce: Labor initiatives to address our drug crisis

Panel discussion Oct. 35 in Dicke Hall

A forum to address “Repopulating our workforce: Labor initiatives to address our drug crisis” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 in Dicke Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Panelists will include Jon Cross, president and CEO of the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance; Dan Sheaffer, project specialist with Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development; and Jeff Sprague, president and CEO of Allen County-Allen Economic Development Group.

Music Boosters' crafty idea - a successful one

25 vendors with fall decorations and Christmas gifts

Photos and story by Monty Siekerman
The Ada Music Boosters first-ever fall craft show was deemed a success with the ‘86 Gym filled with 25 vendors and a good-sized crowd on hand to purchase fall decorations and Christmas gifts.

Jewelry, wreaths, kitchenware and many other items were available for purchase on Saturday with proceeds benefiting the Ada Schools music programs.

Register for Noteworthy Community Choir

Singers ages 7 - 14 invited to attend a free choral workshop.

Saturday Sing

Ages 7 - 14

November 10 in Ada, 1 - 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m. Community Concert)


November 3 in Lima - 319 W. Market Street-Golden Bridge Academy

Choir, dance, instruments, snacks, arts and crafts

2613 State Route 81, Studio of Noteworthy Community Choir

REGISTER by October 26 at www.noteworthycc.org 

or call 419-679-8259

Have your candy? Have your mask?

Here's when they come in handy next week

Here’s the roundup of Halloween activities in Ada next week:

• Monday, Oct. 22, Ada Kiwanis registration at 5:30 p.m. behind the city building; parade to Depot begins at 6 p.m., many prizes for best costumes, a big deal in this town.

• Tuesday, Oct. 23, registration begins at 5 p.m. in McIntosh Center activities room, small groups visit residence halls, dinner at 6 p.m. in McIntosh ballroom. Lots of candy in a short time.