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September 23, 2019

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ONU student among 8 Ohio law students in rural summer initiative

Working in Zanesville with an 11-attorney firm

FROM THE ONU PETTIT COLLEGE OF LAW FACEBOOK - Maggie Kimmel, L-3, was one of eight Ohio law students chosen by the Ohio State Bar Association to participate in the new Rural Summer Clerkship Initiative.

Through the program, she is working in Zanesville at Gottlieb, Johnston, Beam, and Dal Ponte, PLL.

“There are eleven attorneys who work at this general-practice firm and each one has a different focus,” she said. “I am loving the opportunity to dabble in all areas of the law so I can figure out what area I would like to focus on for my own practice after graduation.”

I can see clearly now

Bernie and Brenda Mackey and Ada Lions collect glasses for re-use around the world

Bernie Mackey and his wife, Brenda, help people see clearly.

The Mackeys, with the Ada Lions Club, have collected used eyeglasses in the Ada community and beyond for about 10 years.

These eyeglasses are collected from people who have dropped old glasses off at local collection sites.

These collection sites iinclude Eyes on Main, VFW, Ada Public Library, Kenny's Barbershop, Keith's Hardware, Reichert's, Ada Visiting Nurses and Shawnee Optical.

After picking up the glasses at these various sites Bernie and Brenda take them to Vosh Ohio in Pandora, an eyeglass sorting site.

Calling all members of the Ada HS class of 1969

RSVP now for your 50th class reunion

The Ada High School class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at Center on Central (old Hal and Jean’s Restaurant), in Ada.

Viva Maria’s will cater the meal. Price is $22 per person or $44 for a couple. Contact Pat (Mankey) Allen for reservations and more details. Her contact is 843-360-9235 or theallens@sccoast.net

She invites class members to bring memorabilia to share with classmates. RSVP deadline is Aug. 15.

Alicia Gibson finds rewards in seeing patients' progress

She's in the Vancrest employee spotlight this month

The Vancrest employee spotlight shines on Alicia Gibson this month.

She is a member of the Vancrest therapy team, working with occupational therapy to assist residents to become as strong and safe at home as they can be.

She said that her passion is helping others and working with Vancrest patients in every way she can. "I enjoy getting to know our patients, and watch their progress as they move through their rehab stay at Vancrest," she added.

Alicia is an Ada High School and Rhodes State College graduate. She obtained here occupational therapy assistant degree from Rhodes.

ONU emeritus artist seeks inspiration from water environments

Several of Judith Greavu's works are in the collection of Jane's Art Center, Florida

Judith Greavu, associate professor emeritus in art at Ohio Northern, was recently featured in a Facebook post from Jane's Art Gallery in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She is also featured on the Center’s website.

 The gallery is an eclectic fine art exhibition space featuring art from American and European artists.

Here’s a compilation of photos and comments from Greavu from the Center’s website.

It's Ada’s "pool party" aka Water Zumba

Monday and Wednesday evenings - just show up

By Barb Lockhard
According to instructor Lynne Scott, people are having so much fun at her Aqua Zumba classes, they refer to them as “pool parties.” 

Held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7-7:45 p.m. at the Ada Municipal Pool on South Park Drive, the classes have drawn as many as 30 people since hot weather finally arrived.

“It was pretty chilly in June,” said Scott.  “but we’ve really been gaining momentum in the past few weeks.”