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Welcome to The Bluffton Icon FREE* classifieds. Viewers may post ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth. For cars, trucks, real estate or business services, viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: ads@blufftonicon.com. We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads. Send payments to: The Bluffton Icon, 226 Grove St., Bluffton, OH 45817.

House for Sale

FOR SALE  HOME ON BLUFFTON GOLF COURSE -   3 BR, 2 BA, 2 CG , beautiful view from large 4 season sun room New roof, windows,stainless appliances. Call 419 226 0071 or 419 236 1134

Land for Sale, Asking $65,000
10 minutes to drive to Bluffton elementary school. Due to a job offer we will
be moving out of the area and are selling our property 5.49 acres on a gentle 2.5% downward grade away from the road. Not in a flood zone, not considered wetlands and is ready to build on.
Currently has a brand new well, new 300' gravel drive, 2000 gallon septic
(new never used), and a 230' electrical conduit installed ready for electric
service to be put in.
If you have any questions or would like to look at the property please call
or text me. If you provide your email address I can provide you with all of
the permits, site layout and septic information.  912 272 8274

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS: http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4911-Swaney-Rd-Lima-OH-45801/209879515...

Help Wanted

Bluffton High School needs a Varsity/Junior High Cross Country Coach and an assistant Girls Soccer Coach. If interested in either contact Alex Hanna 419-358-7941 or hannaa@blufftonschools.org

Drive Time Driving Instruction is looking to hire a classroom instructor to teach in Bluffton and Findlay, approx. 48 hours per month, evenings and some weekends. Must have fewer than 6 points on your license. Additional hours as an in-car instructor are possible. Send resume to drivetimedoug@yahoo.com


Help Wanted: Marketing Assistant:
Highlights of Responsibilities & Requirements:
Executed graphic design, marketing, advertising & public relations functions
Designs creative marketing campaigns
Maintains, monitors and updates Bank’s website
Develops and maintains social media presence

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and/or four years’ experience in marketing, public relations or related field

Benefits: 401 K, ESPP, Paid vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance

If you meet the position requirements, education and experience, email your resume today to: HumanResources@e-fnb.com

Help wanted: The Dough Hook, Bluffton is seeking those interested in long-term, part-time employment. We are looking to hire multiple people who are able to work well with others in a fast paced environment. We offer a flexible schedule, a fun friendly atmosphere and a family first attitude. Must be willing to work varied hours Monday through Friday and some Saturday mornings. Candidates must be able to lift 25 or more pounds. Those interested please send a resume or letter of interest to marlenaballinger@gmail.com or stop in to the store for an application.

Help wanted: Citizens National Bank has current job openings in Bluffton.

Business Banking Officer/Commercial Ag Lender - Responsible for prospecting, originating, processing, and evaluating new business, the closing of commercial/ag loans, as well as maintaining and servicing an existing portfolio.

Treasury Services Analyst - Position is accountable for helping to design and deliver integrated treasury solutions at the market level. Performs a variety of administrative functions to include preparing proposal documents, presentations and new account documentation. Identifies trends and opportunities through tracking and monitoring of client portfolios.

Operations Specialist - Performs a variety of procedural and clerical duties at the Operations Center including daily processing and customer service and support. Maintains knowledge of bank policies and procedures. Performs back-up duties for other operational employees.

Please visit www.cnbohio.com under “About Us”, “Careers” for more information and to apply for these exciting opportunities.

Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Help Wanted: Monroe Township- Allen County
Road & Cemetery Foreman- full time position, duties include maintaining
equipment & buildings, maintain roadways & cemeteries, repair minor drainage
problems, snow plowing. CDL- Class B required, must pass drug test.
Competitive pay and benefits offered. Enquire or submit resume to: Monroe
Township 8500 Slabtown Rd. Col. Grove, OH 45830, 419-641-5430 or e-mail

Preschool and Child Care Housekeeper 
Hilty Home - Pandora, OH 

The Hilty Home, a non-profit faith-based retirement home and child care center, is searching for a passionate individual looking to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We currently have a PART-TIME, 2nd Shift opening for a Preschool and Child Care Housekeeper. Position is Monday-Friday, 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Benefits include shift differential pay. Apply using this web page, or at mhcoliving.org under Careers and then under Hilty Home or come in and apply at Hilty Home; 304 Hilty Drive Pandora, OH 45877.

The Dough Hook, Bluffton, is seeking part-time help in its baking department. Must be able to work well with others in a fast paced environment. The perfect candidate must be able to work flexible hours, lift 20-30 pounds, be great at baking and also be able to help where needed within other departments in the store. Hours could vary between 20-25 hours per week. The candidate must be able to work Mondays and some Saturdays with other hours varying throughout the week. Those with baking experience will be preferred but we can train the right person.
Please send resume or letter of interest to
marlenaballinger@gmail.com or stop in to fill out an application.


Help Wanted - A To Z Portion Meats, Inc., Immediate Hire for –

Machine Operator

  1. Review Production schedule
  2. Successfully set up equipment
  3. Complete product verification forms

Duties throughout the day, but not limited to:

  • Follow all USDA, SQF, and Employee Hygiene Guidelines
  • Assemble appropriate machines to set up a work station for assigned tasks
  • Able to life 60 pounds/shovel 16-20 pounds continually
  • Open incoming raw product and prepare for processing
  • Make sure documentation on production paper work is correct
  • Make sure boxes are stacked properly on pallets

Packaging Personnel

Duties throughout the day, but not limited to:

  • Follow all USDA, SQF, and Employee Hygiene guidelines
  • Assemble appropriate items to set up a workstation
  • Neatly pack finished product into shipping containers
  • Place adhesive labels on shipping containers
  • Make sure boxes are stacked properly on pallets

2nd Shift Sanitation

  1. Clean production area, machines, and equipment in processing facility
  2. Successfully disassemble equipment for cleaning
  3. Complete daily sanitation documentation

Physical, Mental, and Visual Skills (for each position):

                Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, be organized and detail oriented.  Must have the ability to use logical or rational thinking to solve problems.  Must be able to perform physical work lifting from 20 – 60 pounds.  Must be energetic, neat and possess communication skills.

Please stop in for an application or send resume to madisonb@atozmeats.com

RN - Part-time position available.  Every other weekend/holiday.  If interested, please submit an application online at the link below or send resume to DON, Willow Ridge, 101 Willow Ridge Drive, Bluffton or to hclum@mhcoliving.org .  EOE.

Help wanted: RN/LPN - PRN positions available on all shifts.

  • Are you passionate about advocating for the elderly?
  • Would you like to work with a Nurse to Elder ratio of 1:20?
  • Would you like to work on a team with the same people each day?
  • Would you like to provide skilled nursing care in a home environment?
  • Would you like to care for the same 20 Elders each day?
  • Would you like to eat home-cooked meals at work with the Elders?

If interested, please submit an application online at the link below or send resume to DON, Willow Ridge, 101 Willow Ridge Drive, Bluffton or to hclum@mhcoliving.org .



Help wanted: Director of Nursing - Mennonite Memorial Home (MMH) is seeking a Director of Nursing (DON).  MMH is a 72 bed skilled nursing facility (12 of which are housed in a newly remodeled Transition to Home Rehabilitation Center), a 36 unit assisted living including and encompasses two units that focus on the special needs of those living with dementia. Qualified candidates will hold an RN degree in the State of Ohio and have a minimum of 5 years experience in a long-term care facility.  The DON ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, supervises the nursing department, leads the effort in acquiring positive quality outcomes and works cohesively with other departments as a member of the interdisciplinary team.  Other qualifications include practicing elder/resident-focused care, demonstrating the ability to work as a member of a team and providing positive servant leadership to the nursing staff.  The qualified candidate will be supportive of the programs of this progressive organization and will be able to meet the needs of staff to effectively provide quality care to the people we serve.  MMH is dedicated to being a Christ-centered community that promotes personal decision making and purposeful living for each older adult served.  The DON will uphold this mission as well as its vision to be the community's source of innovative care, excellent services and comprehensive resources for older adults.  If interested, please submit an application online at the link below or submit a resume to Administrator, Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton or to rwolpert@mhcoliving.org .  EOE. 

Director of Finance - Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is seeking a Director of Finance.  MHCO is a 350 resident, faith-based retirement community in Bluffton and Pandora, Ohio.  Reporting to the CEO, this individual will participate in strategic visioning and planning and will provide overall leadership to the management of financial and accounting activities including budgeting and monitoring financial performance.  Minimum qualifications: bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business; 5 years’ experience in financial management and leadership; experience in healthcare financial services a plus.  Submit resume to CEO, MHCO, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton, Ohio  45817 or email to lvoth@mhcoliving.org .  Deadline: May 23, 2016.  EOE. 


Cook – Part-time.  Maple Crest Senior Living Village, Bluffton, is searching for a compassionate individual looking to make a difference in the lives of those we serve by providing home-cooked meals. Part-time position beginning with 18 hours per 2 week pay period. Opportunities exist for additional hours up to 36 hours per 2 week pay period. Primarily 2nd shift with the flexibility to cover vacation days on 1st and 2nd shift as needed. Includes rotating weekend and holiday shifts. Previous food service experience preferred. To submit an application, please visit mhcoliving.org, "Careers" link, under Maple Crest. EOE.


R COOP - 2168 Rd R (2 miles north of Bluffton) - Come and check us out for unique floral garden related items for in and outside your home.  Reasonably priced and well worth your drive out!
Hours: Thursday 1-7, Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-1

A benefit for Rob Spence and Melanoma Awareness will be held on June
10th, 2016 at Bliss Beauty Salon in Findlay. The address is 1100 Croy Drive.
Spray tans are available all day with a minimum $5.00 donation, silent
auction, parking lot party, karaoke-all start at 6 p.m.  There will be food,
fun and music.  Also, anything raised above and beyond will be donated to
WAM, War Against Melanoma!

Services Offered

Services offered: Summer tutor available for Grades K-5. Amber Amstutz, current Intervention Specialist at Waynesfield-Goshen. 2015 Bluffton University graduate. Available Monday-Friday. Email me to learn more at: amber.amstutz@wgschools.org


Services offered: Licensed teacher offering small group tutoring sessions for the summer months. Using the Summer Bridge program we will work in small groups by grade level working on Reading and Math activities from their current grade level as well as getting them prepared for the grade they are going into. Available for PreK-3rd Graders. Programs are one or two times a week for 30 minutes a session. Price is $5 a session. If interested, email at mccaffertychristine056@gmail.com

Turn a job to do into a job well done! • Full body car detailing • landscaping • grass mowing • window washing • painting (inside and out) • and other odd jobs. Contact Charles Miller, senior at Bluffton University, 513-383-7115, milcda@bluffton.edu

For Sale

For sale: Lakeside mobile home for sale at Spring Lake Pandora. Single wide, new furnace and air conditioner. Ready to move in. Call 419-303-7199 or 419-367-3009 

2008 Honda Rebel cmx250
Great condition, Only 840miles, garage storage only, $2200. "Saddle bags and windshield included" If interested call Justin @ 419-348-9920


​Couch for Sale....Asking $75. Dimensions are: length 7'2", width 3'4", and height 3'3". Great couch that is oversized and comfortable. Great for a college dorm room or an extra couch for a rec room. call or text 419-357-5823.

Garage Sales

Multi-Family garage sale - 167 Garmatter St. - Friday and Saturday, May 20 & 21st. 8 am - ?  Scanner, horse collars, ice cream freezer, life jackets, Heat Surge Amish Mantel Heater, Desk, plants and much more!

Large, 5-Family Yard Sale: Thursday May 19 (8-5), Friday May 20 (8-5) and Saturday May 21 (9-12), 618 Lausanne Ave, Bluffton

We have lots to choose from!  Preschool toys, board games for all ages, curtains, small household appliances, couches, recliner, landscape pond, game table, baseball collectables and baseball cards, children's and adult books, DVDs/CDs/VHS tapes, Ohio State bedding, and adult bikes, lawn ornaments, and entertainment center, to list a few!  


Garage Sale - Friday, May 20, 2016
580 Birch Ct, Bluffton
Opens at 8 am
No holds
No early sales
Items to be sold:
Fall home decorations
Winter home decorations
Christmas decorations
12 ft Christmas tree
Christmas tree decorations
Ohio state tree
Ohio state knick knacks
Nike clothes
Under armor clothes
Pack and play
Home decor items
Graduation party decorations
10' x 20' tarp awning
Jogger stroller 
Student desk
Coffee table
Flower pots 
Towable skiing tube and ski rope
Assorted life jackets 
Air hockey/pool table combo 
4 paintball sets (mask, gun, and tanks)

Garage Sale--10720 LaFayette Road (south end of Bentley Road to the
right if coming from Bluffton; west on Lima Avenue which becomes
LaFayette Road if coming from Ada). Thursday-Saturday, May 19-21, 9 a.m. to ??
Toddler bed (mattress, mattress pad, and sheet included), entertainment center; vintage and antique items, large Tonka metal toys, 6-drawer desk, old school desk, wood wall cabinet, much more.

Lost and Found

 Our cat Maisy ran out of our house on Kibler in Bluffton in the middle of the night.   She only has three legs and is a rescue who was found under someones porch when we got her.  call us at 419-481-3585 if you see her.  She is a sweet indoor cat who has never shown interest in leaving the house before.  She is a long haired gray cat with white paws and stomach.  She's probably very scared and hiding somewhere.  She has a hot pink collar with a purple bell and a gray tag that says Maisy and our phone number 419-481-3585.  

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