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September 28, 2021

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Schulman speaks to Kiwanis Club

President-Elect Heather Cox called the May 7 meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order at noon in McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress

The member birthday of Al Baillis (May 11) was noted.

The membership anniversary of Jon Umphress  (May 6, 1997) was also noted.

Jeffrey and Anne Schulman were congratulated on their 36th wedding anniversary, which will be celebrated on May 7th.

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Ada FFA members attend Ohio convention


Thirteen members of the Ada FFA Chapter recently attended the Ohio FFA Convention in Columbus. Throughout the day, they attended a leadership workshop, toured the Career Show,  participated  in a general convention session, and finished at the Longhorn Steakhouse.

“Small Animals Day”
On Wednesday, May 8, the Ada FFA held an event called “Small Animals Day.” The yearly event is to educate K-3 students about animal care, welfare, practices, foods, and safety. A small petting zoo with all kinds of student projects, as well as tractors was set up as part of the day.

Here's the latest on the Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H club

By Cassidy Deckling
   On May 6th, the Blanchard Pleasant Buckeyes held their 4th meeting. The meeting started at 7pm with a softball game as recreation. Molly Wilson presided over the meeting and choose members to lead the pledges. Brenna Flowers lead the 4-H pledge, while Lexi Thompson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

We are off to see the Wizard - photos of the AHS musical

The Wizard of Oz landed in Ada over the weekend, as students at Ada High School performed the musical.

Thomas Kier photographed the performances and provided his photos to The Icon. A selection of photos is in the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Allen East Apollo student receives $4,000 scholarship

The Apollo Career Center Culinary Arts students performed top notch in the recent state FCCLA competitions. These students will be attending the National FCCLA skills competition held in July in Nashville, Tennessee.

They each received a $6,000 scholarship for each gold rating. Eric Teidosio, Shawnee, Dining Room Attendant; Lauren Harvey, Elida, Food Innovations; Sarah Bogart, Columbus Grove, Tori Hunt, Shawnee, and Kristen Kryzkowski, Bath, Chapter Showcase Team; Eric Teodosio, Shawnee, Eric Otto, Columbus Grove, and Amanda Shafer - Columbus Grove, Entrepreneurship Team. 

Ada Kiwanis members hear about Ada Icon

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club on order at noon on Tuesday April 30 at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

Elizabeth McKinney, Circle K, was welcomed as a guest.

The birthday of member Al Baillis (May 11) was noted.
The membership anniversary of Jon Umphress (May 6, 1997) was also noted.
The wedding 36th anniversary of Jeff and Schulman on May 7 was noted.

It was reported that member Charles Van Dyne has been named the Ohio Elk’s Man of the Year.

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