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Scouting for Food in Bluffton

Boy Scout deliver collect bags March 3; then pick up food donations March 10

Bluffton Boy Scouts from troop 256 will be Scouting for Food in Bluffton on Saturday, March 3, and Saturday, March 10

The Scouts place bags on all the house doors in Bluffton on March 3. They will pick up filled bags on the March 10. 

All food is donated to the Bluffton Food Pantry, which supports families in need within the Bluffton school district.

Local citizen advocacy group holds one-year celebration

AHEAD program Saturday in Bluffton town hall

Allen and Hardin for Election Action and Democracy (AHEAD), a local citizen advocacy group, will hold its one-year anniversary celebration from 6 to 8 p.m.,  Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Bluffton town hall.

"Over the past year, AHEAD has helped elect candidates, organized rallies, advocated for redistricting reform, and recruited hundreds of members," according to Maya Fischhoff of the organization.

Pirate girls win sectional opener 53-37

Bluffton High School girls' basketball team defeated Ft. Jennings 53-37 in the Division IV sectional opener on Wednesday. The Pirates face Columbus Grove next. More at www.blufftonpirates.com

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Cross-cultural

Bluffton students share cross-cultural experience highlights

Expect the unexpected. That was the overarching message from Bluffton University students who shared stories of life-altering experiences from Guatemala, Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Jordan and Spain during several Cross-Cultural Forums held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13.

Expect the unexpected. That was the overarching message from Bluffton University students who shared stories of life-altering experiences from Guatemala, Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Jordan and Spain during several Cross-Cultural Forums held Feb. 6 and Feb. 13.

Bluffton Community Preschool accepting students for 2018-19

Classes held in Bluffton Presbyterian Church

Registration form attached
at the bottom of this story

Bluffton’s 3- and 4-year-old youngsters need to remind their parents to enroll them now in Bluffton Community Preschool for the 2018-19 school year.

According to Christine Clymer, preschool board president, several class options are available.

Morning classes are from 8:05 to 10:45 a.m. Afternoon classes are from 12:05 to 2:45 p.m. Those options offer classes either two days each week, or three days each week.

Who will be the 2017 Bluffton citizen of the year?

Thursday is the deadline to make your nomination

Who will it be?

The Bluffton Lions Club seeks nominees for the 2017 citizen of the year.

The award was established in 1981. It honors a person, couple or someone representing a group who has selflessly given time, effort and talent for the benefit of those in the Bluffton area and whose dedication and achievements have profoundly improved the quality of life of the people of the area.

The nominee may be living or deceased (within the last year). The winner will be honored at a banquetheld at the Bluffton town hall at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 17.

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