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Vicki’s Music Studio offering free preview classes Aug 25

Vicki’s Music Studio, operated by Vicki Mills, is offering free preview classes for parents and their children on Saturday, Aug. 25.  Using the Musikgarten curriculum, Mills will guide families through a variety of songs, dances, and instrument playing that prepares the foundation for musical and extra-musical learning.  

Several Ada youth win tractor pulls; Check out all Kiwanis Club tractor pull photos -


On Aug. 11, Ada Kiwanis hosted a Pedal Pull at the Ada F & M picnic. Sixty-four children participated and the results are:

Class 1 (Ages 3 and 4) (these are the winners in the photo)

1st place on the left is Drake Lang from Celina, OH
2nd place in the middle is Gavin Oldfield from Ada, OH
3rd place on the right is Carson Reese from Ada, OH

Class 2 (Ages 5 and 6)

Amanda Quintrell, AmeriCorps VISTA program coordinator at Restore, Kiwanis speaker

President Harold Friesner called the 40th meeting (August 7th) of the 2011–2012 Kiwanis Year to order at 12:03 p.m. at McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University
Jon Umphress offers the Invocation.

The following guests were introduced: Rev. David MacDonald, new ONU Chaplain; Pat Searfoss and Amanda Quintrell from the ReStore ministry

The wedding Anniversaries of Peter and Jeanne Previte August 2, 1975; Brian Myers and Sandy August 4, 2006; Jolene and Bart Bailey August 5, 1987; Bob and Myrna McCurdy August 6, 1966; and Ann and Loren Hamilton August 8, 2009 were noted.

15 minutes with Kenzie Fell - maybe we'll see her on Fox News some day

15 minutes with Kenzie Fell

Click for a feature on Christopher Beaschler

Where will you attend college and what is your major?
University of Dayton- Communications, broadcast journalism

Football and Engineering on Christopher Beaschler's game plan

Note: This is the sixth of several Icon profiles of Ada High School 2012 graduates. Profiles are by Kenzie Fell. Click here for a feature on Lindsay Simmons and others in this series.

Christopher Beaschler only knows how do accomplish things one way. Whether the
2012 Ada grad is fixing up properties during the summer for Ron Fleming, or if he is
conditioning for his fall debut as a University of Dayton football player, Christopher works hard.

Dr. Westcott joins BVH Women and Children's Center

Dr. Allison Westcott has joined the Blanchard Valley Hospital Women and Children’s Center.

Dr. Westcott provides obstetrics and gynecology care and is accepting new patients.

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. She joins Dr. Miguel Jordan, Dr. George Abate and Certified Nurse Practitioner Teresa Jones in the practice.

The Women and Children’s Center is located at 1818 Chapel Drive, Suite C, Findlay. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 419.427.0809.