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Deb Curlis replaces Matt Brown as Ada chamber president

Deb Curlis, marketing/volunteer coodinator for Community Health Professionals, was named interim director of the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, this week. Matt Brown, who had held the position, resigned due to a new position he accepted working with the Duff Companies, located in Huntsville.

Curlis was nominated by the chamber board of directors and will serve through Dec. 31. Brown will remain available to assist Curlis through the end of June.

The announcement was made at the May 16 chamber meeting held in the Ada depot. It was the last meeting the chamber will hold in the depot as the chamber office will be officially closed by the end of the week.

Just Jazzinn continues May 18 and May 25

Two more Friday nights of Just Jazzinn are planned at The Inn at ONU this month. Th e free events offer live music and a casual atmosphere anytime between 5 and 8 p.m. The remaining events are Friday, May 18, and Friday, May 25.

Persons attending may stay for dinner or order a burger and specialty drink from The Pub.


Icon seeks Ada VBS information

The Ada Icon seeks Vacation Bible School information from Ada churches. Churches may submit the following information about their VBS:

Church name:
VBS title:
Any other information:
Send to info@adaicon.com.

Ohio Northern University to hold 12th annual ‘Robby’ golf outing

The Ohio Northern University Office of Alumni Affairs will hold the 12th annual Robby Golf Classic at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod, on Sunday, June 3, at noon.

Registration starts at 11 a.m. The $125 registration fee for individuals includes 18 holes of golf, dinner, program and giveaways. Participants can register as teams, pairs or individuals. Sponsorship opportunities also are available.

In its 12th year, the Robby Classic is a fundraiser for The Robby Scholarship Fund, named for William Robinson, a 1961 graduate of Ohio Northern who has spent more than 50 years with the University.

The Avengers now showing at Ada Theatre

James Curliss of The Ada Theatre announced that "The Avengers" (PG-13) is now showing  at the theatre. Click for a video preview.

Show times follow:
Friday and Saturday - 7 and 9:55 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinee - 4 p.m.
Sunday through Thursday - 7 p.m.

Darrell Kent was a former Ada fire chief

Darrell E. Kent

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home

Thursday, May 17
11 AM
First Baptist Church of Ada
350 West North Avenue

Darrell E. Kent, 77, died at 1:01 a.m. May 14, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born Sept. 26, 1934, in Uniopolis to Russell and Dorothy Miller Kent, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 7, 1955, he married D. Jacqueline Sampson, who survives in Ada.