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November 10 opening for "Habitat" at ArtSpace/Lima

Benefit evening for Habitat for Humanity November 16

ArtSpace/Lima will host a new exhibit featuring the works from 14 artists who define ‘habitat’ through their art. Each artist was asked to synthesize the meaning and interpret it through a medium that they work with. The artists featured in the exhibit are:

Laura Barnhardt Corle
Randy  Bennett
Terri Blosser
Aubrey Davis
Valarie Escabedo
Judy Greavu
Jim Fultz
Sheila Hernandez
Mike Huffman
William John
Tom Lehman
Avory Mayenschein
John  Rausch
Scott Rose


Feedback forum: Public meeting on proposed U.S. 68/State Route 31 in Kenton

ODOT will present alternatives for proposed traffic flow improvement in Kenton

The city of Kenton and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will host an open house public meeting to present information and solicit public comment on alternatives for the proposed reroute of U.S. 68 and State Route 31.

The meeting will be held Thursday, November 16, at the Hardin County Municipal Courthouse – Veterans’ Hall, Suite 100A, located at 1 Courthouse Square, Kenton.

The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with a formal presentation beginning at 6 p.m.

Class of 2023 Hardin Leadership graduation, 30th anniversary celebration

Twenty-five Hardin Leadership 2023 participants (listed below) will be recognized for completing their nine-session program during a celebration on Thursday, November 15 in the banquet room at the Kenton Elks Lodge, 117 E. Franklin St., Kenton.

The gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner buffet beginning at 6:00 p.m.

This is the thirtieth class of Hardin Leadership. Representing the class with “Class Reflections” will be Brian Phillips of Ada. 2023 Class Community Projects will be featured.

Past participation will be highlighted by acknowledging 22 Outstanding Leaders from former classes.

Past Hardin Leadership graduates, guests and community leaders are invited to register for the evening with meal reservations of $20, payable the evening of the event. Interested adults are welcomed. Please note that Hardin Leadership 2023 graduates have secured dinner reservations for themselves, their sponsors and guests. 

Ada chamber meets November 15

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly membership meeting on Wednesday, November 15.

The gathering takes place at 8:00 a.m. at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main St.

The speaker will be Maylene Deckling, owner of Nectar & Brie, who will talk about her experience in Hardin Leadership. She will discuss her class project and how it will benefit Ada and Hardin County.

The meeting breakfast sponsor is Beatitudes community center and thrift store, 210 N. Main St.

November 11 luncheon at Beatitudes

RSVP 419-788-9459

Beatitudes will host a Thanksgiving luncheon on November 11 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Organizers note they are "Thankful for our great community and our veterans."

The event is eat in or drive up.

Turkey & Swiss Sandwich, Pasta Salad, Fruit Cup, Pumpkin Cookie.

Nov 16 safety council meeting provides AED demonstration

In partnership with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and Division of Safety and Hygiene, employers are encouraged to participate in Hardin County Safety Council to receive education, resources & networking with other safety conscious organizations. Enrolling in this program also allows for organizations to receive up to a 3% rebate on premiums upon completion of requirements.

Register today to join the Hardin County Safety Council meeting at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 16. Contact Morgan Ellis at 419-673-4131.