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MHCO hosts Ohio addiction webinar

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio will host a free one-hour online webinar on Ohio’s addiction, according to Jason Cox, director of marketing,

The webinar offers CEU for nurses and social workers. It is also available for viewing by the general public.

It will air from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, with Gina Bailey, BSN, RN, as the presenter.

To watch the webinar contact Cox at 419-358-1015, extension 265, or e-mail jcox@mhcoliving.org

Regional businesses, schools partnership with Bluffton University

Providing corporate and educational discounts, enhance workforce needs

Corporate and Education Partnerships provide
educational discounts; enhance workforce needs

Bluffton University is rapidly growing a network of Corporate and Education Partnerships in northwest Ohio.

The university has entered into 3-year Corporate Partner agreements with six companies and five Education Partner agreements with area school districts since its launch this spring.

“We are excited about the leadership opportunities for our region,” said Dr. Jane Wood, president of Bluffton University.

Look skyward at night this weekend

If you watch the nighttime sky, this weekend will be worthwhile. Click here for more details from NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL).

Free back-to-school supplies distributed on Aug. 8

Bluffton Community Assistance Program and the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association will provide free school supplies to students on the free/and or reduced lunch program within the Bluffton school district. 

The distribution is from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 8, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 223 W. College Ave. 

It is suggested to call the church at 419-358-5641 to enroll your child. If no one is in the office leave a message with your child’s name, grade and a contact phone number.

Pirate golfers runner-up in 9-team invitational

Kenny Lovett BHS medalist

By Cort Reynolds
CLYDE - The Bluffton golf team teed off its 2020 campaign by finishing a strong second in the nine-team Woodmore Invitational at the Green Hills Golf Course in Clyde Tuesday.

Tourney host Woodmore finished first with 322 strokes, 34 shots ahead of the runner-up Pirates (356).

Old Fort came in third with 361 strokes, followed by Toledo Christian (368), Eastwood (384), Otsego (393), Lake (402), Gibsonburg (417) and Rossford (420).


Ada Rotary has your supper ready tonight

Drive-thru-pickup only chicken barbecue, 4:30-6 p.m. on Main Street Ada

FROM ADA ICON - Ada Rotary Club has a chicken barbecue dinner with your name on it.

The club hosts a carryout-drive-thru-only chicken barbecue dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6.

The drive-thru takes place at Hays Insurance, 202 S. Main St. Tickets are $9 per meal and include:
• One-half chicken
• Baked beans
• Macaroni salad

Tickets are available in advance at Quest Federal Credit Union and from any Ada Rotary Club member. Tickets may be purchased by calling 419-230-2250 or 419-303-0586.