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Chevy Sonic 2014
44,490 miles  excellent condition
Can be seen at 315 E. Montfort Ada
Call 419 722 3252 if interested

Moving Sale – One Day Only. Saturday, August 19th, 9 am to 2 pm. Vizio 55” Ultra High Def TV, Furniture, Home Décor Items, Lighting Fixtures, lawn Furniture, 50’s & 60’s Vintage Furniture and Décor, Weight Bench and Weight Set, Rowing Machine, Motorcycle Helmets, Set of 4 Bridgestone Serenity Plus 235/55R18 Tires, and more. 11899 Snider Road, Bluffton, OH Turn at Bluffton Pool, go past Rec center and factory.  Don’t let “Dead End” sign turn you away. We are on down the road. ALL SALES CASH ONLY

Garage Sale: Friday 219 Brookwood Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817. On 8/18/2017 9-5, Saturday 8/19/2017 9-12. Large collections of CDs: Blues, Early Rock, Big Band, Country, Native American (Eric Clapton, BB King, Etta James, Patsy Cline, etc.) & collector sets with books and CDs--some autographed. Antique steel wheel with hub made in Defiance, OH.  Steel wheels and other great rusty & dusty” pieces. Helicopter blades. Concrete yard art: angel,
butterfly puddler, park bench.  Marble topped table, antique chairs. Metal:
signs, art, copper and brass, Art work & paintings, including signed artist
pieces. Wood pieces waiting for your shabby chic touch.  World Art from
Africa, Mexico, & Asia. Tapestries.  Numerous books on CD and on cassette,
videos, Chinese language videos of blockbuster movies. Books - history,
gardening, travel, remodeling, art. Jewelry --quality and plenty of it.
Vintage Westinghouse gold 25 year service necklace & Wedgwood Blue Jasper pin and earring set. Villeroy & Boch French Garden Fleurence set of dishes and
canister set in perfect condition. Linen table cloths. Bed linens and rugs.
Camping supplies: air mattress, pump, pans, new butane tanks. CASH ONLY!
Located on Brookwood Drive, Bluffton, off of Elm Street between the church
and nursing home. Consider parking on Elm and a short walk of one house into
our sale. Please do not park in our neighbors’ yards or block their drives.


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Help Wanted: A to Z Portion Control Meats, Inc. 

We are currentProductionly seeking employees who are:

Extremely Dependable                                                

Problem Solvers 


Critical thinkers

Able to pass a drug test

Production Positions/Skilled Positions – Pay commensurate with experience

Line Workers (Packers)                  

Machine Operators 

Sanitation (Night Shift) 

Shipping/Receiving Personnel (must be able to tolerate a cold work environment) 

Forklift Certification/Experience 

Company Benefits Include:

Paid Holidays

Paid Personal Days

Paid Vacation 


Life Insurance 

Semi Annual Bonus Incentive Program 


Stop by the store to pick up an application, or send resumes to madisonb@atozmeats.com

201 N. Main St. Bluffton, OH 45817, 419-358-2926


At Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio we are a faith-based
organization that provides quality loving care to the Elderly.
If you are interested in pursuing a career with purpose, consider
joining our team. We provide excellent pay, very good staffing
ratio, shift differential, and a competitive benefits package.

Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Dr., Pandora, OH
 Assistant Director of Nursing (Full-time)
STNA (Part-time, 2nd Shift)
STNA (Part-time, 3rd Shift)
STNA (Full-time, 2nd & 3rd Shift)
 RN/LPN (Part-time, 2nd Shift)
Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton, OH
Housekeeper (Part-time, 1st Shift)
STNA (Part-time, All Shifts)
STNA (Full-time, 2nd Shift)

STNA (Part-time, 1st Shift)

Come Be Inspired by the Elders We Serve!
Go to https://mhco.wpengine.com/ to apply or
stop by and visit us at the locations listed
above. Resumes may be sent Attn: Human Resources,
410 W. Elm St. Bluffton, OH. 45817, or
emailed to ljones@mhcoliving.org   EOE

Help wanted: The Centre at Bluffton is currently looking for hard working individuals 16 and older for mostly weekend dates. Duties may include: serving/clearing tables, event preparations, dishes, light cleaning, and other assorted duties.  Please call 419-358-8533 or email thecentre@wcoil.com for additional information or to schedule an interview.

Help wanted: Pandora-Gilboa Local School is accepting applications for the position of Athletic/Transportation Director.  Qualified applicants must possess a BA degree along with a pupil activity permit, or the ability to obtain a permit.
Special preference given to sports management and or work experience in a
school setting.  This position is responsible for all aspects of the athletic
program and district transportation.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by August 16th
Shelly Guthrie
Pandora-Gilboa School
410 Rocket Ridge
Pandora, OH  45877



Help wanted: We are looking for a motivated and highly dedicated individual to
join our Delivery Team at Pharmacy Solutions in Pandora, Ohio. Team members
deliver medications to long-term care facilities throughout West Central and
Northwest Ohio. While at the facilities, team members will interact with
staff and make any necessary medication changes to carts. This position is
considered part-time, working from 7pm until approximately 1am and works
every other weekend. Please contact Darren for any questions at 419-384-3303.

The Union Bank Company has a full time Loan Servicer 1 position open in the Loan Department.  The individual will assist the Loan Department with a wide variety of functions with constant efficiency and confidentiality.  This position requires the ability to complete tasks such as loan input and setup, setup of loan files, disbursement of loans, preparing and maintaining reports, tracking insurance, conducting UCC searches, collecting other documentation, and handling ongoing maintenance of the bank's loan portfolios.  Candidates should have excel and word experience as well as good customer service skills. It is encouraged that all applicants attach a resume when applying.

- 3 years of experience in a related position in a financial institution is prefered but not required. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Help wanted: Vancrest of Ada, the area's newest long term care and assisted living facility, is accepting applications for 3rd shift (10p - 6a) nurse assistants (STNA’s) to provide personal care and assistance to our residents. Due to increased census, additional shifts may also be available. Full time or part time. Competitive wage and benefit package. Training opportunities are available if you have an interest in going through the STNA training program. Stop in today to file a job application!  Vancrest of Ada, 600 W. North Ave., Ada, Ohio 45810.


Help Wanted: A to Z Portion Control Meats, Inc. We are currently seeking employees who are:

  • Extremely Dependable                                               
  • Problem Solvers
  • Detail-oriented                                                                           
  • Critical thinkers
  • Able to pass a drug test

Production Positions/Skilled Positions – Pay commensurate with experience

Line Workers (Packers)                 

Machine Operators

Sanitation (Night Shift)

Shipping/Receiving Personnel (must be able to tolerate a cold work environment)

Forklift Certification/Experience

Company Benefits Include:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Paid Vacation
  • Medical/Dental/Prescription
  • Life Insurance
  • Semi Annual Bonus Incentive Program 

Stop by the store to pick up an application, or send resumes to madisonb@atozmeats.com. 201 N. Main St. Bluffton, OH 45817, 419-358-2926


Help wanted: Infinity Salon now hiring part-time licensed hair stylist. Apply in person at 108 North Main Street, Arlington, Ohio.

About our Company: GROB SYSTEMS, INC. is a world class European manufacturer of high quality production systems and universal machining centers. The North American headquarters in Bluffton, Ohio specializes in the design and production of machines and automation for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries. Our parent company is located in Mindelheim, Germany, with additional production facilities in São Paulo, Brazil and Dalian, China. GROB has numerous offices and facilities providing sales, service and spare parts support to manufacturers around the world. GROB’s product line includes machining centers, flexible manufacturing systems, transfer machines, ancillary assembly machines, leak test machines, gantries and automation, and complete assembly lines for engine and transmission assembly.

Help wanted: Network Administrator - This position is responsible for all aspects of network administration including server communications, hardware/software, and office systems.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Network administration: network configuration, network management, network monitoring, security management, user account management, internet access, storage administration (iSCSI) and some applications support
  • Call Manager Voice Management
  • Performs technology needs analysis
  • Responsible for hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources
  • Plans, implements, and supports the network and computing infrastructure plan
  • Manages small to medium sized projects according to agreed upon budgets and schedules
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research

Educational Requirements: Associates Degree in Information Technology


  • CIPTV1
  • SISE
  • CWL (desired)

General Requirements:

  • Cisco Infrastructure
    • Cisco IOS
    • Switching/routing
    • Dot1x Authentication
  • Cisco Unified Communications Version 10.5
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager
    • Cisco Unity Connection
    • Cisco IM and Presence servers
    • Cisco Voice Gateway
  • Cisco ISE
    • Authentication and Authorization of network endpoints
    • ACL’s
    • Guest Access and Registration
  • Cisco Wireless
  • Dell Compellent Storage (desired)
    • Storage administration
    • iSCSI
  • VMWare vSphere: Install, Configure, Manager (desired)

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums.           

If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com
Check us out: www.grobgroup.com.



Wendy’s is searching for Five Star Talent to join our Five Star Team! You don't want to work in just any food service place, and you don't want to work just any time! Maybe you want to work lunch, maybe dinner, maybe late nights, or maybe it's only weekends. Whatever it is, we can make it work for you! If you want to be challenged AND you want to have fun, we think Wendy’s is the place for you. For a work schedule that fits your schedule, give us a try. It's time you worked for a quick service employer that will give you the tools to learn, grow and be what you want to be both personally and professionally. We're looking for hard working, enthusiastic crew members who want to be a part of a winning team, if you enjoy working with people and love to learn new things, we want to meet you.  www.wencowendys.com

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Ohio Northern University -  Office of Human Resources, 525 S.. Main St., Ada, Ohio 45810, employment opportunities. Click here for current job postings.

SERVICES OFFERED: House cleaning available weekly or biweekly, variety of services, Local Bluffton resident with experience- call or text 419-905-9363

Services offered: Michelle & Gretta's Cleaning Service - Residential home cleanings. Free estimates. Over 3 years experience. References available upon request. 419-427-8991.

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To schedule a free consultation, call Paula Pyzik Scott at (419) 348-5329 or email pswebessentials@gmail.com.

Mark Sommers Mowing does Vacation Mowing . Call 419-348-1527.

FOR RENT - Large 2-bedroom upstairs apartment, no smoking, no pets. $700. 419-234-6065.

For rent – Riley View Apartments, 115 E. College Ave., Bluffton, openings for residents 62 and older or disabled, any age. 419-358-4616.


137 Vance St.
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
Immediate availability for income based efficiency and 1 bedroom apartments for 55 years old and up. Income guidelines are:
1 person $20,450
2 persons $23,400
Call: 419-358-7795
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays