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Ada chamber snapshot for June 2022

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce meeting on June 15 provided members with their monthly opportunity to connect and communicate what's new in the Ada business community. The program was provided by Dr. Todd Gillfillan of Family Chiropractic Center.

A sampling of announcements
The Ada Public Library and host Rhett Grant announced a great summer reading kickoff with some 350 people in attendance on June 11. See for how to register and enter to win prizes for reading.

Play It Blue jazz trio/quartet was represented by Dean Altstaetter, who reported a busy performance schedule including the Inn at ONU and Greenhorn restaurant in Bluffton.

Beatitudes director Deb Curlis announced that the community center at 210 N. Main is providing a lunch program to 37 children that provides food for the week. Donations for this and other programs are welcome.

Liberty National Bank's Corse Arn announced that Midwest BBQ will be at the Ada Branch from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. on July 29 at 118 S. Main.

Dillon Wood from Ohio Northern announced that President Dan DiBiasio and Chris Burns DiBiasio said farewell to campus that very morning. New president Melissa Baumann will take office July 1. He also reminded members to mark their calendars for the 7 p.m., July 2 Patriotic Pops concert with the Lima Symphony Orchestra.

Gail Altstaetter noted that the Mercantile on Main has been seeing plenty of new homeowners shopping for decor.

For a full listing of members, visit

Program: Thinking about your health differently
Chiropractor Todd Gillfillan talked about why he encourages individuals to think about their health differently.

Gillfillan urged the attendees not to blame grandma and grandpa for their health issues and to realize that common does not equal normal. When assessing an individual's health, he looks for trauma, toxins and thoughts impacting their wellbeing.

Family Chiropractic Center is a Wellness Way affiliate. Dr. Gillfillan works with his wife Kelsey, who is an RN. He graduated from the Dr. Gillfillan the Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2012 and has practiced in Ada for 10 years.

The practice is located at 955 S Main St., Ada OH, 45810; phone (419) 634-4856.

Chamber announcements
Chamber director Lindsay Walden updated members on three upcoming events:

July 7-8-9 
Summer Sidewalk & Community Garage Sales

August 27
Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival including Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Dial-Roberson Stadium and Festival at Charles Van Dyne Railroad Park.

September 17
Harvest and Herb Festival

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 225, Ada, Ohio 45810
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