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July 20, 2019

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Weekend doctor: What is your Code Status?

By Karen Bishop, RN, ADON
The Heights at Birchaven
Maybe you or a family member have been asked by a health care professional, “What is your code status?” Most people respond by saying they have a living will. Let us discuss the difference between a living will and a code status.

Ada Rotary Club beginnings

By Leland Crouse
The Ada Rotary Club opened its membership to women in 1990. Karen Cooper, assistant to the law dean at Ohio Northern University, became the first women member when she was inducted into the organization by Dave Retterer, club president. Cooper is not entirely new to the Rotary, for she belonged to the Rotary Ann Club when her husband, Ken, was a Rotarian in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

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.” 

One stop shop July 20 in Kenton

The public is invited to a One Stop Shop at The Chicago Room on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Little Chicago Room is located at 13670 S.R. 68, Kenton.

Admission is free and baked goods will be available.

Vendors include:
Damsel in Defense
Color Street
Perfectly Posh
Johnny's Buckeye BBQ
Pampered Chef
Folly Faces
Stevie Alexis Photography
Two Hearts Designs
Premier Designs
Mary Kay

Blanchard Valley Hospital receives stroke distinctions

Blanchard Valley Hospital has recently been named a recipient of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, as well as the Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

These awards recognize the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to national guidelines and standards. Blanchard Valley Hospital earned the Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus achievement by meeting specific quality measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.