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Academic and Music Boosters join to co-sponsor the raffle of the decade - tickets now on sale

The Ada Academic and Ada Music Boosters are co-sponsoring a purse/jewelry auction and live raffle just in time for Valentine’s Day. 

The fundraiser will support academic scholarships and music programs at the Ada Schools. 

The fundraiser will be held Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Ada Armory. Tickets are $10 and include snacks and a chance at several  door prizes. There are designer purses,  Lia Sophia jewelry and other prizes totaling over $2,500. 

Other prizes include Yankee candles, Pampered Chef, Ada Spiritwear, and Thirty-One.

Ada HS sophomores visit Apollo on Jan. 31

Approximately 675 sophomores in Apollo Career Center¹s 11-member district, including Ada HS sophomores, will visit Apollo during 411Blast, Friday, Jan. 31. Parents of sophomore students interested in attending Apollo for the 2014-15 school year are also invited to attend.

Ada students will attend sessions held at noon to 12:58. and 1:02 to 2 p.m. 

This day is designed to expose students to career possibilities that they may not know about. Students choose two programs of interest and then spend one-half day visiting those labs, meeting the instructors and participating in fun, interactive demos and activities.

Ada High School holds post-secondary and financial aid meetings Jan. 22

Two meetings of importance are scheduled on Wednesday, Jan. 22, for students, and parents of students planning to enroll in college after high school graduation, according to Erinn Prater, Ada High School guidance counselor. For additional information, contact Prater at 419- 634-3086.

• 6 p.m. - Post-secondardy enrollment meeting
• 7 p.m. - College financial aid meeting

Post Secondary Enrollment Options/Credit Flexibility meeting

Icon collecting list of individuals and businesses involved in snow removal

Ad Icon is collecting names of businesses and individuals involved in snow removal.

With a list available we want individuals in the community to have a resource when the next heavy snowfall hits the community.

The list will assist individual homeowners who need sidewalks, driveways and other areas removed of snow.

Once compiled, the Icon will post this list at no charge. Businesses and individuals wanting to be listed should send the following information to: info@adaicon.com:

Name of business (if a business is involved)
Contact person
Phone number

Red Cross blood drive today at Visiting Nurses

Ada's first American Red Cross blood drive of the year is Monday, Jan. 13. The drive takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Ada Visiting Nurses and Hospice, 1200 S. Main St. Ada.

Double red cells who donate blood and enter to win free Kroger groceries for a year.
The second blood drive of the year is Monday, Jan. 20, at Ohio Northern University's McIntosh Center. The drive is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Double red cells who donate blood, receive a free t-shirt and enter to win free Kroger groceries for a year.

Lots of activities on 2014 Buy Ada First calendar

This year will be an active one for the Buy Ada First committee. The ad hoc committee has several ideas for promoting Ada in 2014.

Among those includes:
• Buy Ada First Night at ONU Men’s Basketball vs. Wilmington – Jan. 22, 2014 

• Continuation of Ada’s “Cash Mob” – first one Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 (details coming)
• Expansion of “Music on Main” this summer
• Soup Cook-off this fall (in conjunction with the Halloween parade)

Tentative “Music on Main” dates are the Friday evenings of June 13 and July 11 at the Ada Depot.

“Details on these and other programs will be announced soon,” according to Heather Cox of the group.