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October 16, 2021

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15 minutes with David Dellifield

You graduated from Allen-East, where your dad was (is?) the band director. I assume you played at least one musical instrument -- what did you play? Did your dad teach you? Was it tough having your dad as the director? 

Ada native Charles Binkley resident of the month at Richland Manor

Ada native Charles and his wife, Marjorie, Binkley are the April residents of the month at Richland Manor, according to Barry Schneck, Richland Manor community service representative.

Mr. Binkley was born in 1929 to William and Mary Binkley. He is a graduate of Ada High School. He was employed at the OK Factory in Ada, then started at Triplett and eventually retired from Sylvania. His hobbies are playing the organ and accodion.

Mrs. Binkley was born in 1925 in Putnam County to Harley and Alma Diller. She graduated from Bluffton High School, was employed at Triplett and Crow's Variety Store. She enjoys needlework and reading.

Richland Manor residents prove spirit of serving others doesn’t diminish with age

Upon entering Richland Manor, the hallways and family rooms are filled with laughter, friendly conversation, music, and the voices of residents and their loved ones. 

Whether the campus is hosting a monthly Family Night celebration, a community event, playing a game, or simply welcoming residents to their next meal in the main dining room, you can feel the caring and compassionate attitudes of the staff and residents all around.

One might wonder what makes Richland Manor different from other senior care alternatives. The staff believes that the answer is quite simple – you can sense the difference the moment you walk through the doors!

Ada's Myra Berger receives Hardin County Clara Barton Award

Myra Berger of Ada received the Hardin County Clara Barton Award on April 2 by the American Red Cross.

The award was given at the Allen, Auglaize and Hardin counties volunteer recognition luncheon at American Legion Post 96 in Lima.

Those honored include volunteers who help with blood drives, assist at fundraising events, help in the office, and disaster volunteers who assist fire victims. 

Inaugural Good Neighbor Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship goes to Arcadia student

Kari Colman, a sixth-year student in Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy and native of Arcadia, Ohio, was awarded the inaugural Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship on Feb. 28.
In 2010, ONU partnered with AmerisourceBergen Corporation to create the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship Fund, which is available to ONU pharmacy students seeking a career in retail community pharmacy.

Here's the marketing person behind all those Freed Center for the Performing Arts productions

This isn’t difficult to believe: The marketing person for The Freed Center for the Performing Arts on the Ohio Northern University campus claims that she always secretly wanted to be a theatre major.

Those are the words of Anita Cook, Ohio Northern University graduate, independent contractor and marketing manager of The Freed Center.

Owner of Maestro Graphics, Cook is a freelance graphic artist, and her work with The Freed Center is one of the many multi-tasking positions she balances quite well.