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February 7, 2013

Area Briefs


The Ada News

Ada —  

THURSDAY

FEBRUARY 7, 2013

• Taco sale is from 4-7 p.m. at the Chickasaw Senior Center, 1005 Chamber Loop. Dr. John Garber is auctioneer for the pie auction. Red Barn band provides entertainment. Taco, drink and dessert is $7. For deliveries of two or more tacos, phone 436-1007.

• Ada Area Bridge Club meets every Thursday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 17th and Broadway, at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner and come. Phone Frank Shanklin 580-559-1554 for more information.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• FREE tax help and FREE e-filing offered Monday and Thursdays during February by AARP Tax-Aide at the Ada Masonic Lodge Hall, 730 Crestview. All ages welcome. For appointment, phone 580-332-3882.

• The PAST organization will meet at 5:30 in the First Christian Church on South Broadway in Ada. Everyone is welcome to attend. Come and help  with ideas for the area’s past and future.

The program will be given by Ruth Ann Taylor, who will portray “Martha Washington: Triumphs and Tragedies.”

FRIDAY

FEBRUARY 8, 2013

• Al-Anon meets each Friday at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

 

MONDAY

FEBRUARY 11, 2013

• TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support weight loss group, meets at 8:30 a.m. each Monday at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone 580-320-0747.

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Monday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information, phone Kristina at (580) 279-4870. 

• FREE tax help and FREE e-filing offered Monday and Thursdays during February by AARP Tax-Aide at the Ada Masonic Lodge Hall, 730 Crestview. All ages welcome. For appointment, phone 580-332-3882.

• Veterans of Foreign Wars, Desert Storm Post 11194, holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Music Room  located on the second floor of Ada Public Library. Anyone having an interest in the VFW, any veteran, and especially those who have earned a campaign medal through participation in combat are encouraged to attend. The Post also operates a Veterans Service Office at 701 N. Broadway in Ada

• Pontotoc Technology Center hosting a wildlife damage control meeting  at 6:30 p.m. Russell Stevens, a wildlife specialist from the Noble Foundation, will discuss issues regarding coyotes, feral hogs, beaver, and gophers. For more information, contact Hershel Williams 580-310-2241.

 

TUESDAY

FEBRUARY 12, 2013

• Chimney Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution meets  at 1:30 p.m. at Ada Arts and Heritage Center. American History Essay Contest winners will read their essays. 

• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 72 meets at 5 p.m. upstairs of Ada Public Libary. For more information, phone 580-265-9222 or 436-0433.

• A new GriefShare Group begins at First Baptist Church of Ada, 521 S. Broadway. The sessions are from 7-9 p.m.  Contact Debbie Wall at 580-777-2711 or FBC of Ada at 580-332-4121 for more information.  

• Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

 

WEDNESDAY

FEBRUARY 13, 2013

• Emotions Anonymous is meeting every Wednessday from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Central Church of Christ, 820 Stadium Drive. For more information call Kristina at (580) 2794870. 

• Ada Youth Soccer signup is currently open for children ages 4 and older. Register online at www.bgcada.com. Look under the sports programs link or sping soccer 2013. Adult leagues are available as well. For more information, email youth@adasoccerclub.com.

 

THURSDAY

FEBRUARY 14, 2013

• Folk duo Hungrytown will be performing at the Ada Public Library at 6 p.m. in the large meeting room. The performance is free and open to the public. Ada Library Friends is providing refreshments for this special Valentine’s Day performance by Hungrytown. For more information, phone 580-436-8121.

• Ada Area Bridge Club meets every Thursday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 17th and Broadway, at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner and come. Phone Frank Shanklin 580-559-1554 for more information.

• FREE tax help and FREE e-filing offered Monday and Thursdays during February by AARP Tax-Aide at the Ada Masonic Lodge Hall, 730 Crestview.. All ages welcome. For appointment, phone 580-332-3882.

 

FRIDAY

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

• Pontotoc County Retired Educators Association (PCREA) meets at 11 a.m. at Ada Elks Lodge for its regular monthly meeting and noon luncheon. The program consists of Roderick Ford from the state office explaining “The Benefits Available to OREA members.”

• Chickasaw Nation Medical Center hosts a blood drive from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at 1921 Stonecipher Boulevard in Ada. • Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. each Friday at 8 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Although all blood types are needed to maintain Oklahoma Blood Institute’s typical three-day supply, those with O-negative type blood are especially encouraged to donate. According to the American Association of Blood Banks, those with O-negative blood type make up only nine percent of the national population. However, O-negative blood can be used by anyone in an emergency situation, regardless of their type. Appointments to donate are not required but are available by phoning 877-340-8777 or visiting www.obi.org.