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ReStore has lots of events now through end of June

Late May and June will be busy for Ada's ReStore Community Center. Rev. Patricia Searfoss provided The Icon with ReStore current calendar of events.

May 29, 2012 - Free community meal from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. provided by Ada PEO;  all are welcome

May 30, 2012 - Lunchtime at ReStore begins; student summer lunch program; free lunch for students on every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m.

May 30, 2012 - Wild Wednesday Sale; a variety of books, many children's books included

June 5, 2012 - free community meal from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. provided by Ada Kiwanis all are welcome

June 6, 2012 - ReStore Board of Directors meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Blanchard Valley hospital among top 5% of U.S. hospitals for patient safety for the third consecutive year

Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, an Icon advertiser, has been named a recipient of the 2012 HealthGrades® Patient Safety Excellence Award. This means that BVH has earned patient safety ratings that are in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals.

This is the third consecutive year BVH has received this award. This year, Blanchard Valley is one of only 15 hospitals in Ohio and one of only 263 hospitals in the country to receive this designation.

Ada' "buy local" group working on local awareness

Let’s promote it locally.

Although it’s waiting Ada council’s okay, the Ada Buy Local Committee hopes to hold a Music on Main event to bring people downtown Ada this summer and to bring attention to buying things locally.

The event is tentatively scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 13, in the depot parking lot. Richard Gainey, station manager of WONB FM, will provide the music; Ada residents will provide their own chairs for the informal fun evening.

Kiwanis Club provides two Ada students with scholarships

President Harold Friesner called the 29th meeting of the 2011–2012 Kiwanis year to order at 12:05 p.m. in McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada.

The Invocation was offered by Kiwanian Jon Umphress.

The birthday of member Al Baillis, (May 11th 88 years young) was celebrated in song.

The membership anniversary of Jon Umphress, May 6, 1997 (15 years) was noted.

The wedding anniversary of Jeff & Anne Schulman, (May 7th) was also noted.

Member Accomplishments: Mark Shull and Bill Fuller were at the meeting to tell us about their recent endeavors in the hospital.

Stratton Greenhouses open Memorial Day noon-5 p.m.

Stratton Greenhouses, 9915 Lincoln Highway, will be open Memorial Day, May 28, from noon to 5 p.m. A greenhouse only sale includes: 20 percent off square and mocca mixed annual planters and 20 percent off geraniums.



Ada Icon owners available to talk with Ada service clubs

A standing invitation: Want to know more about The Ada Icon? Fred and Mary P. Steiner, Icon owners, offer their services to speak with any Ada service club, organization or interested viewers. 

"We'd like to explain all the features that The Ada Icon offers," said Fred Steiner. "We are available anytime this summer to meet with interested groups. The Ada Icon has many features and we want Ada residents to take advantage of these."

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