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Charles Van Dyne tells Kiwanis members about trip to Keys

President Heather Cox called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday February 11th in McIntosh Center, ONU.
The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.
The member birthday of Peter Previte (February 17th) was noted.
The membership anniversaries of Tom Kier (February 16th), 1999) and Manda Bennett (February 19, 2013) were noted.
Bryan Marshall congratulated Bob McCurdy on his hard work on the church re-building committee.

Here's a report from the Ada Kiwanis Club

President Heather Cox called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at 12:00 noon on Tuesday February 4th at the New China Restaurant, downtown Ada.
Jon Umphress offered the invocation.

The following membership anniversaries were noted: Scott Wills and Joe Ferguson (January 28, 2004); Marilyn Green (February 1, 1993); and and Peter Previte (February 1, 2011).

Dr. Brian Myers was acknowledged for recently co-authoring a paper titled “A two-step, single pot procedure for the synthesis of substituted dihydropyrazolo-pyrimidines”. He was not asked to spell the word.

Gail Peterson finds a new way to welcome children and adults into the world of books

By Darlene Bowers

After touring the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay with a women’s group, Gail Peterson of Ada recalls thinking of her love of children’s books, utilizing them over the years in her speech therapy work and often sharing her favorites as gifts.

Gail loved and was in awe of the artwork she saw at Mazza whose website touts the collection at over 8,000 original illustrations.  A friend of Gail’s was a museum docent (leader of guided tours), and Gail quickly volunteered to begin docent training herself as she was planning to retire from the Hardin County Educational Service Center after a lifelong career of speech therapy work.

Russell Ludwig nominated for board of elections term

Russell W. Ludwig was unanimously nominated for another term on the Hardin County Board of Elections by the Hardin County Democrat Executive Committee members at their January meeting at Henry's Restaurant.

Ludwig's name was submitted to the Ohio Secretary of State for his appointment to the term beginning March 1, and ending on Feb. 28, 2017.

The committees endorsed State Representative Ted Letson for Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court. All statewide candidates have now been endorsed by the Hardin County Democratic Central and Executive Committees.

Kiwannis Club members get update on Ada's Safe Routes to Schools

President Heather Cox called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at noon on Tuesday January 14th in McIntosh Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada.

Angela Polacheck was welcomed as a guest.

The member birthdays of Mark Light (January 22nd) and Tom Kier (January 24th) were noted.

The membership anniversary of Bob McCurdy (January 21 1997) was also noted.
It was reported that Mark Light broke his foot his cast looks good). Mark Shull and Bob McCurdy reported that Al Baillis seems to be doing well.

Hey, Dad! I'm on the Ada honor roll!

Here's the Ada Schools Honor Roll for second quarter of the 2013-14 school year.

12TH GRADE: Jessica Hill, Annabel Pinkney, Matthew Wilcox.

11TH GRADE: Alexis Amburgey, Connor English, Allison Howard, Terra Hunter, Gabrielle Rall, Caralee Stover, Victoria Wyss.

10TH GRADE: Benjamin Bowers, Alexandra Boyadzhiev, Olivia Gonder, Rylan Hissong, Megan Simon, Katelyn Stuart, Kylelyn Stuart, Ashley Sumner, Casey Swick, Michael Willeke.