The Ada Recycling Coalition meet at the Ada Elks Lodge on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 for their annual Earth Day meeting.
John Cartwright of the Linn Stock Paper Company, a major consumer of recycled materials, was the keynote speaker.
Pontotoc County Clerk Pam Walker read a proclamation designating April 22, 2009, as Earth Day in
Ada Mayor, Barbara Young reads a proclamation naming April 22, 2009 as Earth Day in Ada, Oklahoma.
Ada Recycling Coalition board member Betty Parham presents awards to Earth Day essay contest winners at the Ada Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Winners are Ada High's Ashley Lewis, first place in high school, Roff's J. J. Stewart, first place in junior high, Cali of Ada and Casey Kelley of , both honorable mention in junior high.
(Photos by: Richard R. Barron)