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Krysti's Music Studio offering free trial lessons through July 31

Krysti's Music Studio, South Main Street, Bluffton, offers free trial lessons through July 31.
Persons wanting more information may contact Krysti Schey at 419-233-5255 or e-mail at: [email protected].

The music studio is an Ada Icon advertiser.

Click here for the studio website.

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Dustin Brooks wins Spirit of Partnership Award


Dustin Brooks of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Ada recently won the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2011.

Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Brooks a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve.

"Dustin has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for his business of serving individual investors," Weddle said. "Dustin has reached a benchmark in his career that deserves recognition, and the Spirit of Partnership Award provides that recognition. I am proud to call him an Edward Jones financial advisor."

Ada has lots to offer for a small town - just ask Becky Neville

Ada has lots to offer for a small town.

Just ask Becky Neville, broker for Century 21 Beacon Realty, 208 N. Main St., Ada. She’s been telling about all the good things that the community offers since she purchased a realty office in Ada in 2001.

“Ada offers all kinds of cultural and educational-related opportunities with Ohio Northern University,” she said. “And, there are lots of very nice people who live here. We have a great school and the community is involved in the village activities.”

“I love being on Main Street…love saying hello to my neighbors, and doing business locally,” she adds.

New owners for Health Trends Gym and Tanning; grand opening June 29-30

Ada’s newest business owner is Ursula Minich of Alger. She recently purchased Health Trends Gym and Tanning at 123. E. Buckeye Ave. Minich and her daughter, Heather Winegardner, will operate the business.

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new owners into the community with a ribbon cutting on June 5.

Imagine Consultants of Findlay offer free screening mammograms July 10

Imaging Consultants of Findlay, Inc., offer free screening mammograms at Woman Wise on Eastern Woods Campus, 15900 Medical Drive South, Findlay, Tuesday, July 10.

The free screening is part of the Hancock County Mammography Screening Initiative, (HCMSI).

Appointments are available from 1 to 6:30 p.m. to those who qualify. To learn if you qualify and to schedule an appointment call 419-423-5451. use the keyword "Pink."

Jonathan Lewis, Ada McDonald's manager, "has ketchup in his veins"

By Jake Dowling, Ada Icon intern
“They say that we have ketchup in our veins.” That is how Jonathan Lewis, manager of McDonald’s in Ada describes his family’s involvement with quarter pounders and Big Macs.

“It has always been a passion of mine to work for the McDonald’s family,” he says.
Lewis, a 2007 graduate of Bluffton High School, and spring 2011 graduate at Miami (Ohio) with a bachelor’s in finance, has always been a part of the McDonald’s family.

Ever since he was in high school, Lewis was a crew member in Beaverdam and remained a crew member when he went to college.