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Scott Gerber tells Ada Kiwanis members about his latest book

President Myrna McCurdy called the 8th meeting (November 20th) of the 2012–2013 Ada Kiwanis year to order at 12:00 noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

Tom Kier announced that his favorite event, the annual Possum Drop in Brasstown, North Carolina has been cancelled for New Year’s Eve.

In business:
-The club heard an updated financial report from Treasurer Bryan Marshall.

-President McCurdy also announced that our meeting on December 11th 11 will be our Christmas Luncheon/Auction at the Community Health Professionals Building. Members were asked to bring items for the auction.

Duane Bollenbacher wins Icon football contest week 3

Duane Bollenbacher is the winner of Week 3 of The Icon Football Contest 2. He was declared the winner after Tie-Breaker #1 when he correctly picked Ohio State to win by 4-7 points. 

Other contestants:
13 points - John Clevidence.
11 points - Jim Dillman and Todd Fleharty.
10 points - Bill Edwards, Brandon Huber, Jay Wolber, Mike Burris, Nancy Armour and Rob Amstutz.
9 points - Adelyn Althaus, Kyle Gratz, Mark Sommers and Randy Stewart.
6 points - Joe Suter.
4 points - Renee Matthews.

Brandon Huber wins NFL/College contest week 2

Brandon Huber is the winner of the Icon Week 2 College NLF football contest, according to Corey Greer, contest judge.

Huber, Duane Bollenbacher and John Clevidence all picked 11 games correctly.  Bollenbacher was eliminated in Tie-Breaker 1 by picking Northwestern to lose 1-3 while the other two correctly picked Northwestern to lose 4-10.  In Tie-Breaker 2 Clevidence picked Cincinnati to lose by 11 or more while Huber picked the Bengals to win by 1-3 (closer to the actual win of 18 points).

Dr. Westcott and Dr. Perkins now providing OB/GYN care in Bluffton

Blanchard Valley Health System OB/GYNs Dr. Allison Westcott and Dr. Kimberlee Perkins are now offering obstetrics and gynecology care in Bluffton. They are seeing patients at Bluffton Women’s Care, 559 Harmon Road, Bluffton, alongside Dr. Jacob Dagani and Certified Nurse Practitioner Cynthia Ulrich.

Dr. Westcott received her medical degree from The University of Toledo and completed an OB/GYN residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, South Carolina.

Dr. Samuel Heiks: Foot Pain. When to start running again?

Dr. Heiks is a board certified Family Medicine doctor and lives in  Bluffton, Ohio.

Dear Dr. Heiks: This summer I started running and have really enjoyed walk/running about 3 miles 3-4 times a week. When I run I have improved energy and mood. However, my 50-year-old feet aren't so happy. I think I developed plantar fasciitis: my feet started to feel stiff and uncomfortable when I got up in the morning or after I sat for a long period.

Amy Fanous tells Kiwanis members about the Health Wire program at ONU

President Myrna McCurdy called the sixth meeting (November 6th) of the 2012–2013 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:02 noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The following guests were introduced: Amy Fanous Pharmacy Resident ONU Health Wise (speaker); Katie Lorson and Allie Puntel, ONU Circle K.

Member Accomplishments: Joe Ferguson reported that books had been purchased for Head Start children as part for the annual Christmas Luncheon/Auction. They will need to be taken to Head Start in McGuffey. Bob McCurdy was also thanked for his excellent presentation at last night’s Town and Gown Banquet. Jim Turner was named 2012 Distinguished Citizen of the Year.