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Amanda Bennett updates Kiwanis members on summer reading program

President Heather Cox called weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday July 15th at McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada.

Four Ada students recognized at Apollo

Four members of the 2014 Ada High School graduation class were recognized in the Apollo Career Center newsletter distributed this week.

Gene Geer, building maintenance major, received the Michael Emerick Scholarship and Zachary Rushing, carpentry major, received the Quandel Construction Group, Inc. Scholarship.

In addition, Brooke Long was recognized as a member of the Skills USA Apollo team that was a national competitor. Courtney Bailey was recognized as a member of HOSA.

It's a busy July for Ada Kiwanis members

President Heather Cox called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday July1st  in McIntosh Center, ONU.
The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.
The birthday of member Joe Ferguson (July 6th) was noted in song.
The membership anniversary of long-time member Mark Shull (July 1, 1962), 52 years, was noted.
In business:
-The membership was updated on club finances.
-Secretary Brian Myers reported that materials for the Ohio District Convention (Columbus, August 8–10, 2014)need to submitted by July 3rd.

Ada police chief receives "Liberty Bell Award"

Ada's Police Chief Michael Harnishfeger received the Liberty Bell Award from the Hardin County Bar Association on Thursday, June 26.

The award is given to someone who promotes a better understanding of the rule of law, encourages greater respect for law and the courts and contributes to good government in Hardin County.

Ada Kiwanis Club has several summer projects in the works

For Immediate Release June 17, 2014 President Heather Cox called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday June 24th at McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada. Jon Umphress offered the invocation.

Duane Statler was welcomed as a guest. The membership anniversary of Brian Myers (June 22, 2004) was noted. The wedding anniversaries of Jon and Sue Umphress (June 20, 1971) and Tom and Karen Kier (June 30, 1984) were also noted.

In business: -Treasurer Brian Myers updated members on club finances.

Head, heart, hands and health - four meaningful words to Amy Spar

By Darlene Bowers
Head, heart, hands and health are the four Hs of 4-H, the cornerstone values of 4-H and the main elements of the 4-H pledge. These values also comprise the daily living of Amy Spar, one of Ada’s Liberty Belles and Boys 4-H club advisors.

Amy grew up in Xenia, Ohio, and has firsthand recollections of the historic and devastating tornado outbreak that affected her town in 1974. In 1986 Amy came to Ada for more affordable housing while working at Lima Memorial Hospital.

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