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Lincoln Highway 100th celebration

Three members of Ada's Lincoln Highway Committee, Jimmy Wilson, Angela Polachek and Deb Curlis had a table set up with some Ada memorabilia and some of the Lincoln Highway flags during the Lincoln Highway old car visit last week.

Kiwanis members get update on Lima I-75 construction

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order on Tuesday June 18,  at 12:01 p.m. in McIntosh Center, ONU.

The invocation was offered by Jon Umphress.

The following guests were introduced: Scott Mullens, Rhonda Pees and Dr. Bruce Burton.

The membership anniversary of member Brian Myers (June 22, 2004) was noted.

Jon and Sue Umphress were congratulated on their 42nd wedding anniversary June 20th.

Kiwanis Club hears from Key Leaders Shelby Hazelton and Mackenzie Wills

President Myrna McCurdy called the weekly meeting of the Ada Kiwanis Club to order on Tuesday, June 11 at noon at McIntosh Center, ONU.

Jaime & McCormick Wills, Shelby Hazelton & Mackenzie Wills were welcomed as guests.

The birthday of Jeff Schulman (June 17) was noted.

Harold is warmly welcomed after a winter in Florida and he announced that he has a new granddaughter.

In business:

Prasher named Ohio Northern University’s director of alumni relations

Sarah N. Prasher has been named Ohio Northern University’s director of alumni relations, effective June 1. Prasher, who has served as associate director of alumni relations since 2010, replaces Ann Donnelly Hamilton, who has been appointed executive assistant to the president.

j“I feel very honored about my new position, and I am excited about continuing my relationships with the outstanding ONU alumni and friends.” Prasher said. “I would like to thank Ann Donnelly Hamilton for all of her support and hope to maintain the high standard she has set for this office."

Who am I? This Ada resident's most memorable meal was in New Delhi's Imperial Hotel

By Alisa Armbrecht 

Here's The Icon's third installment in the now-famous "who am I?" column. To read the previous column click here.

• I am originally from Minnesota.  I moved to Ada in 1977.

• I was a Professor of Communications at ONU for 25 years.

• I served as a clerk in the Navy for four years and was stationed in the Great Lakes, San Diego, and Yokohama, Japan.

• I was the first person in Japan to receive an IBM electronic typewriter.

Here's the list of 2013-14 Ada cheerleaders and their summer events

School’s out, but cheerleading for next school year keeps going all summer.

Jami Dellifield, Ada High School cheerleader coach, provided The Ada Icon with the following details of Ada cheerleaders’ activities this summer.

June 15 – Dunkirk Car Show Cheer Exibition
July 20-23 – UCA Cheerleading Camp at ONU
  All squads will compete for camp champs on July 23
Aug. 10 – Farmers’ and Merchants’ Picnic parade/performance/fundraisers (kid’s games and Bingo
Aug. 29 – Community Pep Rally at football field, 7:30 p.m.

Cheerleader squad members: