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The Inn at ONU celebrates the 2013 grads and their accomplishments

Life is full of moments that we must treasure.  Graduation is one of those important moments. The Inn at ONU celebrates the graduates of 2013 and their accomplishments.  

We extend to all graduates not only our congratulations but also our hope that you will find much success, the courage to go beyond expectations and the ability to believe that you can truly achieve your dreams.  We offer our congratulations to not only the graduates but to the families, teachers and administrators that have stood beside to guide and nurture.  Our best to the Graduating Classes of 2013.

Harlem Shake: New sensation that swept the nation - watch it here

The Ada Icon introduces a new music review column. Delano D. Whidbee, a university student sophomore from Flint, Mich., is the columnist.

He says: "Music has always been around my life. The different creative styles interested me from a young age."

This is more than a serious hobby for Delano. He said, "I check daily to see what new music or exclusive interviews, or music visuals have been released."

And, concerning his favorite music, he said: "I like any music I can relate to, or understand. Also, if there is some creative style to the music whether it’s the instrumental or the way everything flows together."

Welcome Delano. Here's his first column.

Icon seeking May-June events for Community Highlights

The Ada Icon is accepting information about events taking place in the Ada community from May 1 to June 30.

The information will be used in the May-June Ada Community Highlights calendar. The calendar is distributed free via e-mail to any interested person, organization or business and is available as a pdf to be printed and distributed free in area businesses. The calendar will be available in early May.

The deadline to submit information is 5 p.m., Friday, April 26.

To submit information about an event please provide:

• Name of event
• Event dates and times
• Event location

Ada Icon says: "Celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month in May"

Provided by Sherry Miller, Speech Language Pathologist at Ada Schools

Since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has celebrated Better Hearing and Speech Month each May to raise public awareness of speech and language disorders that affect 14 million Americans.

Speech and language disorders can take many forms and can limit academic achievement, social adjustment, and career advancement. An individual may be born with a speech or language disorder, or it may be caused by accidental injury or illness.

"Play Hardball Against ALS" on April 20 in Ada

Did you know that 1 in 50,000 individuals is afflicted with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(ALS), a non-curable (as of now) disease affecting the nervous system and
muscles. Amazingly, in this area the number is closer to 1 in 7,000!

Perhaps most people know of this disease by the name "Lou Gehrig's Disease", named after the famed New York Yankee baseball player.

Relating the baseball connection to ALS. A challenge is going out to set the
Ohio Athletic Conference Baseball Attendance record.

The Village Garden now accepting applications

Applications are now available for The Village Garden.  You can pick up an application at ReStore during normal business hours. All completed applications should be returned by May 1. 

The Village Garden administrator is Joan Zachariah.  You may contact her with questions at 513-578-8123 (leave a message)  or you can email Joan at [email protected].


Time to Get Growing!