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Richland Manor celebrates the 1940s

In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, the residents of Richland Manor enjoyed a week’s worth of festivities and an evening full patriotism in late May. This “USO Dinner” was planned specially for the campus residents and featured a menu that contained buffet cuisine similar to what one could find in an Army canteen.

The chef-prepared menu included appetizers and assorted entrées served buffet-style.

The week leading up to the dinner featured special programming, activities and trivia that tied in to the USO theme, including: united we stand bingo, heroes trivia, and a patriotic baking class.

The drum roll please...the answer to "Who Am I"?

By Alisa Armbrecht

Last week  The Ada Icon asked: “Who Am I?” Here's your final chance for a guess. The answer is at the bottom of this story.

ONU senior interns this summer at Community Health Professionals

Kyle Rex is an Ohio Northern University senior currently interning at Community Health Professionals.  The fit is a good one for this pharmacy business major from Napoleon, Ohio.  His hybrid major combines primarily courses in business with pharmacy science classes.  For Rex his concentration is marketing.

Working 20 hours a week at CHP over the course of this summer, Rex is starting out his internship with a focus on marketing and fundraising, specifically for the CHP hospice benefit fund.  The fund assists those with limited means to have access to hospice services.

Update from the Ada Kiwanis Club

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club order at noon on Tuesday, May 21, at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

Zac Dysert signs four-year contract with Denver Broncos

The biggest news in Ada – Zac Dysert – only gets bigger. Late last week the Ada High School graduate signed a four-year contract with the Denver Broncos.

The seventh-round draft pick’s contract included a $48,200 signing bonus. Now it’s Dysert’s job to mak the 53-member Denver roster. The contract covers 2013 through 2016.

According to a report in The Denver Post:
“I was talking to my agent (Mike McCartney, son of Hall of Fame college coach Bill McCartney) before the draft and this was our No. 1 pick,” said Dysert.

Here's the list of Ada High School senior honors

Ada High School will honor its graduates of the Class of 2013 on Sunday, May 26, at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. 

At the Senior Honor Awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 15, it was announced that Bailey Bowers, Jaden Castle, Erica Kier, Levi Klingler, Madeleine Lomax Vogt, Morgan Rouch, Michael Savino, McKenzie Shaw, and Taylor Willeke have earned the honor of Co-Valedictorians, while Zoe Laird and Jonathen Robey were named Co-Salutatorians.