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Natalie Sleesman, President, 567-204-8784
Lindsay Walden Hollar, director, 567-204-7118
Meets at 7 p.m. on first Tuesday of each month at school cafeteria
CONTACT Joe Ferguson EMAIL [email protected]
Meetings 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. at Center on Central. Paul Fletcher, 419-235-1533.
PHONE (419) 788-1088, SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook
(419) 634-5220 CONTACT: Laurie Laird [email protected], SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook
Meets at the VFW 4th Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., P.O. Box 42, Ada, OH 45810
Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main St., (419) 634-5246 (library phone)
Address 1552 St. Rt. 235, Phone (567) 674-3068
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m., 2147 State Route 235, 419-634-5096


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316 S. Main St. - 419-634-2407
111 Central Ave - 419-235-7307
201 S. Main St. - 419-634-5661
301 N. Main St. - 419-634-4626
1047 St. Rt. 235 - 419-634-6132
7050 St. Rt. 235, Alger - 419-757-4501
101 Montville St, Alger - 419-757-3771
4014 Co. Rd. 304, - 419-326-8552
4227 N. Hardin Rd. - 419-649-5364
123 E Buckeye Ave (in Buckeye East) [email protected]
350 W. North Ave - 419-634-8041
321 N. Gilbert St. - 419-634-2554
Office 222 E. Highland Ave - 419-634-2626
125 S. Johnson St. - 419-634-8956
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
4443 TR 25, Ada • 419
4945 St. Rt. 81 - 419-634-6303

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House for sale

HOUSE FOR SALE - 411 E Eliza Street - Kenton, OH 43326

1 Full Baths / 1773 Sq Ft, Offered at $159,900

Special 4 bedroom 1 1/2 bath home. Lovely kitchen, lots of cabinets and storage. Attached 1 1/2 car garage, back yard has 6' privacy fence, and above ground pool. Located in a good neighborhood.

Presented by Del Cogar, Office (567) 301-9264, [email protected]
Century 21 Sunway Realty LLC

Events of interest


The Icon is a proud sponsor of the 2023 Ride to Remember which features loops through Rawson and Ada. Register to ride and help build more Bluffton bike and pedestrian pathways. The Ride is a program of the Bluffton Lions Club.



Ada VFW Auxiliary Post 9381 - April 1 Easter Egg Hunt

Rain or shine. There will be an outside hunt if its nice and an indoor hunt if it rains or is cold. Ada VFW is located at 2147 OH 235.

Doors open at 11:00 a.m. with immediate sign-ups. Group hunts will be divided by age groups. Group hunt times:

11:15-11:35 - Pre-K
11:45-noon - K-3rd Grade
12:10-12:20 - 4th-5th grade

4th Annual Vancrest of Ada Easter Egg Hunt
2:00 p.m., April 1
Open to Vancrest residents, staff families and the community. 

Age Groups
2:15 p.m. Peewee Hoppers (0-2 years old)
2:30 p.m. Cotton Tails (3-5 years old)
2:45 p.m. Young Bunnies (6-8 years old)
3:00 p.m. Roger Rabbits (60+ years old)

Be sure to bring your own Easter basket to fill with your eggs. Vancrest is located at 600 W North Ave.

Kappa Alpha Theta East Egg Hunt - April 2
The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta at ONU will host their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 2 starting at 11:00 a.m. at Ada's War Memorial Park.

Please arrive by 10:45 a.m. when rules will be explained and children will be grouped by age.

Garage Sales

Shadley's Garage & Crafts Sale  

April 1st, 2023 
9am to 5pm
2864 State Route 309 - behind 309 Auto Sales, Ada, OH 

A wide assortment of handcrafted Easter items, Spring Wreaths, Primitive Art, tie-dye t-shirts and more...!

For Rent


For rent, 2 bedroom 2 bath house. Large kitchen and garage. Lawn Ave Bluffton.  1200.00 a month plus utilities.  Call 419-296-3786

FOR RENT 3BR apartment in Ada

124 Hays Ave. unit B - Ada. Spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath apartment with 2 car attached garage.  This unit is part of a ranch style duplex. Tenant pays water/sewer, elect.and gas. no pets, no smoking. $1250 month Plus $1250 deposit. Realtor Owned. Call 419-230-7158 and email [email protected] for an application. Available Feb 1st 

FOR RENT 2 BR apartment in Ada

116 Franklin St. - Ada. Beautiful 2 bedroom 1 bath upstairs apartment. Updated throughout. private parking lot, trash service provided. Tenant pays water, elect.and gas. no pets, no smoking. $550 month Plus $550 deposit. Realtor Owned. Call 419-230-7158 and email [email protected] for an application.



725 W North Ave, 419-634-2746

March 30, Board of Education Meeting and Planning Session, 5:00 p.m.


530 N. Gilbert St., 419-634-7729

April 17 - Ambulance Board- 5:30 p.m.



115 W. Buckeye, 419-634-4045    

April 4 - Regular Council - 6:30 p.m.

April 18 - Regular Council - 6:30 p.m.

Village of Ada meetings are in the 2nd floor council chambers unless otherwise noted.