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February 25, 2014

Area Briefs

Ada — Area briefs are for non-profit events and organizations. Briefs must be submitted at least five days before the event by bringing them into the office, emailing them to or faxing them to 580-332-8841. Briefs will not be accepted over the telephone. Church-related briefs are published only on Friday’s religion page. All activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions. 



FEBRUARY 25, 2014

• The Red Cross Ada office will be holding a volunteer recruitment event at 6 p.m. The office is at 704 N. Oak Ave., #16, and the event will be to answer any questions potential volunteers may have. For more information about the Red Cross Central and Western Oklahoma Region volunteer opportunities, visit or email Jeff Renner at 

• State Labor Commisioner Mark Costell will be discussing recent changes to Workman’s Compensation laws 7 p.m. at the Dougan Room at Konawa School. 

• East Central University Rotaract Club is hosting an “Around the World with Rotaract” International Silent Auction 2 to 7 p.m. in the University Center that will feature more than 30 handmade and local crafts collected from around the world. The come-and-go format will proceed ECU Rotaract Club’s 2014 project, which is  funding a non-government organization in Nepal which allows children to attend school rather than work. For a small donation, international and U.S. food samples will be provided between 4 and 7 p.m. 

• Singer, songwriter and guitarist Andrew McKnight will perform at the Ada Public Library at 6 p.m. Feb. 25. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jennifer Greenstreet at 580-436-8121.

• Combat Infantrymen’s Association meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Ada Public Library, second floor. This organization is open to Army infantry veterans who have served in a foreign war and earned the Combat Infantryman’s badge.  For more information, call Jack Jones at 580-310-6173 or J.L. Rhodes at 580-332-8811. 

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