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October 22, 2020

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Over 20 Rhythm in Motion Dance Centre students perform at ONU game

Over 20 Rhythm In Motion Dance Centre' dancers participated in the ONU 2013 Dance Clinic with the ONU Northern Stars dance team on Feb. 9.  

Over 100 dancers participated to a medley of One Direction during the event.
RIMDC dancers range in ages 5-18 and are from Ada, Bluffton, Allen East, Cory-Rawson and Kenton.  

The girls took class from ONU students and dancers from 11:30-2:20 p.m., putting the final product together at the 3 p.m. ONU men's basketball game against Mount Union.  

Most of these dancers from Rhythm In Motion will be performing center court on March 28 at Quickens Loans Arena, Cleveland, prior to the Cavs versus 76ers game.  

Joseph Peace receives I at solo and ensemble contest

Joseph Peace, senior at Ada High School, competed at the Ohio Music Education Association District 3 Solo and Ensemble event. He performed on the trombone in class B with the piece Romanza Appassionata by Carl Maria von Weber.  Peace earned a rating of 1, superior, which is the highest that a student can recieve.

Tom Kier presentation on photography to Ada Kiwanis

President Myrna McCurdy called the 16th meeting (February 5th) of the 2012–2013 Kiwanis year to order at 12:00 noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The membership anniversary Tom Kier, (February 16, 1999) was noted.

Bill Fuller was recognized by ONU Circle K for his contributions and attendance to their meetings.

In business:

Hardin County births in January at Bluffton Hospital

The folliwing is a list of babies born at Bluffton Hospital to Hardin County residents in January.

Jan. 17 - Audrey Salyer Cheney, daughter of Colby Salyer and Weslie Cheney, 8 pounds and 14 ounces, 21 inches long.

Jan. 23 - Serenity Nicole Hutchinson, daughter of Ashley Leiber and Josh Hutchinson, seven pounds and seven ounces, 20 inches long.

Jan. 28 - Arynn Breanna Chism, daughter of Angie and Jason Chism, 6 pounds and 13 ounces, 19 and a half inches long.

Ada Kiwanis satellite club first meeting Feb. 13

Myrna McCurdy called the 15th meeting of the 2012–2013 Ada Kiwanis year to order 12 p.m. at McIntosh Center, ONU.

McCurdy also offered the invocation.

The membership anniversaries of Scott Wills (1/28/04), Joe Ferguson (1/28/04), Marilyn Green (2/1/93) and Peter Previte (2/1/11) were noted.

It was reported that Bryan Marshall’s daughter Meredith earned a spot in the district Science Fair. Myrna and Bob McCurdy noted that their son, Chris, was recently interviewed by NPR.

In business:

Rielyn Castle and Libbie Milks tie for first place in 8th grade science fair

Twenty Ada eighth grade science students – the largest group ever – qualified for the district science fair to be held March 23 at Ohio Northern University, according to Bill Faine, science teacher.

He provided the following individual results to The Ada Icon:

• First place: (a first-time ever tie) with Rielyn Castle and Libbie Milks each getting a perfect 40 on their projects and a perfect 25 on their interviews. 
• Second place: Meredith Morgan earning a 39/25. 
• Third place: Evan Smittle earning a 39/23.