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October 16, 2021

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33rd year for Ada Kiwanis Club to make Arbor Day donation

The Ada Kiwanis Club presented its annual $500 donation to the Village of Ada for its annual tree-planting efforts at the Arbor Day celebration held on April 26 at the Ada Schools.

In presenting the check, President Myrna McCurdy said, “It has been our privilege to make this annual presentation for the past 33 years. The motto of Kiwanis International is 'Serving the Children of the World.' The membership of the Ada Kiwanis Club works to serve the children and future adults of our community. 

Our annual donation of money for trees is our way of showing children how we also work to create a better, more green environment.”

Here's the Hootenannies 4-H Club report

By Reporter, Faith Holbrook

The Hootenannies 4-H Club meeting was opened at the Ag Credit meeting room by our new president, Laura Spradlin. Dylan Beiler led the American Flag Pledge and Faith Holbrook led the 4-H Pledge. Secretary Miranda Holbrook had roll call and found 13 members present.

Old business: We talked about doing Star Spangled Foods as a group project. Parents, April Holbrook and Amanda Cromer will help the members with this. The group felt this will be fun to learn about the customs and traditions that influence some of our American foods, while using what we fix as our refreshments at the meetings too.

Stellar performance by Rhythm In Motion Dance Centre' at the Q


Earlier this spring Rhythm In Motion Dance Centre' traveled with 18 dancers to Cleveland for their 2013 Performance at the Q in the Primtime Performance of the Cavs versus 76ers.

Their piece titled "Born This Way" was choreographed by Bluffton's Jocelyn Sherman and Directed by RIMDC Owner Darcey Schneider.

Everyone's a winner at the 2013 Ada prom "Casino Night" - view the photos here

The Ada Icon went to the prom! This year's theme was "Casino Night."

Here's our 2013 Ada High School prom photo album, featuring 13 photos from the April 27 prom. It's in an attachment at the bottom of this story.

Don't forget to check out the video.  PHOTO AT BOTTOM OF STORY.

ONU pharmacy students talk about proper disposal of medications

Earth Day – April 22 – was the perfect day for third and fourth year pharmacy students from Ohio Northern University to present a program at Maple Crest, Bluffton, on the proper use of prescription drugs and the proper disposal of out-of-date medications, which includes the issue of environmental protection. 

The students are members of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), an organization that specifically focuses on “empowering pharmacists to enhance the quality of care for all older persons through the appropriate use of medication and the promotion of healthy aging.” 

Kiwanis Club hears about work of Guiding Light, Lima

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club on order at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

Joyce Barge was welcomed as a guest.

The birthday of member Heather Cox on April 27 was noted.

The membership anniversaries of Dustin Brooks (April 24, 2009) and David Dellifield (April 28, 2009) were also noted

Sharon MacKenzie mentioned that she attended the U.S. citizenship ceremony in Findlay last week. She noted that it was a very impressive ceremony.

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