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5th annual ride for little readers poker run May 5

This year's Ada Public Library Imagination Library 5th Annual Ride for Little Readers Poker Run has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 5.

The event starts and ends at the Forest VFW Hall at 204 W. Lima St. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with the first bike out at 11 a.m. All riders must be back by 4 p.m.

Proceeds go to purchase books for Hardin County children. Donation: Drivers $10, Riders $5. For more information call Annetta at 419-675-1860 or Mike at 419-674-3683.

Richland Manor scores high in resident satisfaction survey

Richland Manor, a Trilogy Health Services community located near Ada on Swaney Road in Richland Township, and provider of senior living and health services, recently received high marks in resident satisfaction as a result of statewide surveys conducted by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA).
The health campus scored a 91.99 in overall resident satisfaction, with the statewide average being 87.1.

Saturday car wash to send local dancers to Outback Bowl

Students from Ada's Rhythm In Motion Dance Centre will hold a car wash Saturday to help raise money for their upcoming New Year's Day trip to perform in the pre-game and half-time festivities for the Outback Bowl. 

The car wash will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Padrone's Pizza, at the corner of West Ballard Avenue and South Main Street. Students will wash and accept donations to help earn money towards their expenses for this trip.

High winds coming to Ada this afternoon

Ada Icon viewers should watch for rapidly changing weather conditions today (April 16).

According AEP Community Relations, the following storm advisor was issued this morning: Strong southwest winds will develop today behind a cold front crossing the region.

Much of Ohio will see sustained winds increase to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

However...the highest winds will be over northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio where gusts may hit 50 mph this afternoon. Winds this strong are likely to cause minor to moderate problems for the utilities.

Musical theatre groups entertains at The Inn at ONU April 26


“The First Five” (Theta Alpha Phi), a musical theatre group, will entertain throughout The Inn’s Food & Wine Pairing event at The Inn at ONU on April 26.  Enjoy a variety of selections including jazz, pop and Broadway musical.  The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and is $45 per person. A portion of proceeds will benefit the group’s charitable cause.

A selection of outstanding foods and wines will be presented. Wines that are featured throughout the evening will be available for sale immediately following the event.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling 419.772.2500.  Call soon as reservations are limited.

Ready, Set, Grow Preschool open house April 30 - summer plans announced

Ready, Set, Grow Preschool is excited to invite you to an Open House on Monday, April 30, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Please come and tour the preschool and meet our teachers!

Registration is now open for the 2012-13 school year. 2012-13 brings changes to our previous hours. In 2012-13, Ready, Set, Grow Preschool will offer Morning (8:30-11 a.m.) and Afternoon (12-2:30 p.m.) classes three, four, or five days each week. We accept students that are age 3 (and potty-trained) to age 5. We offer rolling enrollment throughout the school year as long as class space is available.