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August 18, 2019

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MMH concert on the lawn is cancelled


A heavy late afternoon thunderstorm has cancelled the Mennonite Memorial Home's concert on the lawn, planned for this evening, Sunday, Aug. 18. There is no reschedule date.

University opening convocation Aug. 27

Dr. Beth Taylor Mack, director for health behavior and wellness for YMCA of the USA, featured speaker

Convocation to welcome new students into the academic community at Bluffton University

Dr. Beth Taylor Mack, director for health behavior and wellness for YMCA of the USA, will be the featured speaker at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, in Sommer Center for Health and Fitness Education as Bluffton University welcomes the class of 2023 during its Opening Convocation.

Taylor Mack will share “The Power of Relationships: How Connectivity Impacts Well-Being,” which directly ties into this year’s summer reading for first-year students, “The Geography of Bliss.”

An Ada gridiron celeration

New features added to Made in Ada Football Festival on Aug. 24

A demonstration of how NFL footballs are produced and an exhibit from the home of professional football are among new features that have been added to the Made in Ada Football Festival, which will be held Aug. 24.

Among new highlights that promise to be fan favorites are the “Wilson Experience,” which demonstrates the process of how footballs are made and an exhibit by the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame.


ABCs of vitamins and minerals

Small molecules that can pack a big punch for your health

Please note, this article is provided by ONU Healthwise Pharmacy
Vitamins and minerals are substances that play important roles in the body's processes, such as metabolism, immunity and digestion. They ensure healthy cell growth, function, and development and are vital to good health.

There are two types of vitamins:


State basketball tournaments return to St. John Arena

OHSAA girls basketball tournament in 2020 and boys basketball in 2021

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced that two upcoming basketball state tournaments will return to St. John Arena at The Ohio State University, including the 2020 girls basketball state tournament and the 2021 boys basketball state tournament.

Both state tournaments coincide with OSU’s spring break, which will allow for better parking options for spectators.


Weekend doctor: HPV vaccine

By Allison Westcott, MD
HPV stands for human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted infection. Over 14 million new cases occur in the U.S. yearly, although most people do not know that they have been affected. This infection can lead to genital warts or certain types of cancer, with the most common being cervical. Also included are vulvar, anal, penile, and cancers of the head and neck.