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June 19, 2019

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Two fairy garden workshops at New Leaf, Ada, June 22

Space limited, call today for your spot

New Leaf Garden Center, Ada, offers fairy garden workshops, this month, according to Laurie Laird.

Two are planned in Ada. They are Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. and again 1 p.m. at the Ada New Leaf, 0395 State Route 235.

“Bring your own pot or container or purchase one of ours,” said Laird. “We provide soil. Purchase whatever plants and accessories you wish. Adults and children are welcome. We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.”

Space is limited and persons interested in attending should call New Leaf to reserve a spot in one of the workshops.


Northwest Physical Therapy offers Astym treatment

Northwest Physical Therapy, located inside Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, has a clinician on staff who is now certified in Astym treatment, a new therapy developed to target the cause of the pain rather than just the symptoms, according to Dan Settlage.  

"Astym treatment is unmatched in its ability to resolve tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, Achilles and patellar tendonitis, scar tissue problems, and other soft tissue dysfunctions,” said Settlage. 


Strawberry season is here

Watch for the Suter Produce red barn - you'll find one on SR 103

Photos by Jamie Nygaard
Strawberry season is here.

"We are now picking strawberries for sale at our Red Barn Markets Monday through Friday starting at 10 a.m. We will also have Tennessee Tomatoes Honey, and Pectin available," Jerry Suter told the Icon today.

The Red Barn Markets that are now open:


Give your heart a tune-up

Ten ways to reduce your blood pressure and keep it down

Note: This article is provided by ONU Healthwise Pharmacy.
Looking to lower your blood pressure?

Try the following 10 steps to manage your blood pressure and improve your heart health:


BCE reunion at Golf Club on June 20

Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) will hold a reunion later this month to celebrate its more than 10 years in business, according to Paula Scott, director.

"Help us celebrate more than 10 years of business incubation and share your ideas for the next 10 years," she said. "Join us for A BCE reunion at the Mason Jar at Bluffton Golf Club, from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, June 20.

"We are reaching out to clients, donors, supporters, and participants in our Business Plan and Big Idea competitions, and will be sharing their updates with the community," said Scott.


School's out. Now what?

How to keep your kids active and engaged this summer

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
School is out and summer vacation has started. Instead of letting your children plop down in front of the television for the next three months, keep them engaged and active this summer.

Did you know summer vacation can result in learning loss? It's estimated that, on average, children can lose about two months of math and reading skills during summer vacation. But keeping your children engaged could help combat that learning loss.