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October 23, 2019

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Reynolds has columns posted in SB Nation, Boston Celtics blog

Icon sports writer, Cort Reynolds, had several columns published in the SB Nation, Boston Celtics blog.

• History article detailing and ranking Larry Bird’s greatest buzzer-beating shots.  - Larry Legend authored more improbable buzzer beaters than anyone in NBA history. CLICK TO READ.

Ada Rotary: All about serving the Ada community

And, don't forget to signup to participate in the Family Fun Ride Oct. 26

Note: This is part of the Icon's feature series on Ada service clubs.

By Barbara Lockard
While members of the Rotary Club of Ada may not have traveled to El Salvador or Zambia, they have played a role in bringing needed medical equipment and supplies to these countries. 

Through a program known as MESA (Medical Equipment and Supplies Abroad) Rotarians in the northwest Ohio District 6600 have collected and distributed everything from ambulances to wheelchairs to countries in Central America and Africa. 

Rodney and Linda Hensel United Way honorary chairs

The United Way of Hardin County recently kicked off its campaign for 2020 with a goal of $195,000. Honorary chairs are Rodney and Linda Hensel.

"They are honored and excited to be a part of this campaign and are long time donors to United Way," said Phyllis Griffith of United Way. 

"They urge everyone to make a pledge and Live United. And, 99 cents of every dollar stays in Hardin County," she said.

Curlis is all about meeting needs of the community

New Beatitudes store manager talks about her new position

By Barbara Lockard
Although many of them may know each other, the residents of Ada and Hardin County are all unique individuals with unique needs.

Deb Curlis is working to meet those needs as well as creating an attractive retail environment and interesting programs. It’s a tall order!

“If there’s a need, we’ll help or find another agency that can,” said Curlis, who recently accepted the position of store manager at Beatitudes (formerly the ReStore Community Center) in Ada.  Her job responsibilities include expanding retail sales, fundraising and developing a calendar of events.

Meet the homecoming court

Four queen and four king candidates

Underclass members and senior photos at bottom of story

Introducing the 2019 Ada High School homecoming court. The king and queen will be announced in a pre-game ceremony on Friday evening on the football field.

Queen candidates

Nathan Hurtig Mid-Ohio Energy student of the month

Active in Varsity Singers, band, engineering, National Honor Society

Nathan Hurtig, Ada High School senior, is the Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative student of the month.

Nathan is activity in Varsity Singers, marching band, engineering, National Honor Society and is a recent semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship program.

He is the son of Mike and Julie Hurtig.

Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative is an electric cooperative with customers in the Ada school district. The student of the month is selected by the student’s participation and activities in Ada schools and the community.

The September student of the month was Nora Dellifield.