Posted by Fred Steiner on February 24, 2017 - 4:08pm
Here are March events open to the public taking place at Bluffton University
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted
March 6 Art Show: “Viewer Discretion Advised” featuring Bluffton seniors: Tracy Cook, Anna Hairston, Mackenzie Hoeckley, Courtney Rettig, Aaron Ward, Justin Weaver, Sauder Visual Arts Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays March 6-24
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 24, 2017 - 3:21pm
• Bradley: “Be a young active citizen; be involved in your community.” • Burrows: “Don’t let others persuade your path. Be hungry.” • Kingsley: “Go deep. Do research, learn as much as you can.” • Wellman: “Never discount how faith impacts what you do.”
Life sometimes has a funny way of leading people down unexpected paths that end up being the right ones all along.
SHANNON Service Club at the Center; Senior Citizens Center downtown
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 24, 2017 - 2:23pm
It's a Bluffton garage sale weekend thanks to the SHANNON Service Club and the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center. Here's the details:
S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club - at The Centre, 601 N. Main St.
• Friday, Feb. 24 - community craft and garage sale, 4:30 to 8 p.m.
• Saturday, Feb. 25, community craft and garage sale, 9 a.m. to noon
25/75 raffle drawing, 11:30 a.m.
Admission to the sale is $1 with children 12 and under free.
"Regardless of the challenges ahead of you or the odds stacked against you do not quit."
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 23, 2017 - 3:49pm
“You did not choose this road, but you traveled it as well as could ever have been imagined under the circumstances. Your profound and memorable journey—the tears and the accomplishments—during the 2007 baseball season and beyond, is being recognized and honored this evening.”
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 23, 2017 - 3:09pm
Janice L. Umphress, 89, died on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 2:57 a.m. at Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville, Ohio.
She was born on Jan. 27, 1928, in Lima, Ohio, to Lee and Rhoda (Hammer) Wingate who preceded her in death. On June 28, 1946, Janice married Maurice "Morrie" Umphress and he died on Aug. 7, 2010.
Janice was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ada and the Women's Guild of the church. Janice was a 1945 graduate of Bluffton High School. She was a member of the Ada Senior Citizens.
BLUFFTON, Ohio - With the winter sports coming to a close the 2017 baseball season is only days away. The Bluffton University Baseball Team is preparing for its spring break trip to Florida, taking advantage of an unseasonably warm month of February.