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August 20, 2018

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Bluffton chamber resumes office hours Aug. 20

See that arched window on the second floor of the Bluffton town hall, 154 N. Main St.? That's the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce office. After a summer off, the chamber resumes regular summer hours, according to Paula Scott, CEO.

Monday 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday 9-11 a.m.
Thursday 1-3 p.m.
Friday 9-11 a.m.

Exceptions will be posted on Facebook and Google.

Maple Crest resident earns first-place ribbon at Sauder Village Quilt Show

Retired nurse pursues her passion for sewing and other creative endeavors

Nancy Williamson’s two-bedroom villa in the Maple Crest Senior Living Village is bright with quilts, art, fabric, and framed swimming pool designs created by her late husband Ken. The retired nurse finally has the time to pursue her passion for sewing and other creative endeavors.  Still, there’s always something on her “list.”

Meet your teacher on Aug. 23

Elementary, middle school and high school teachers want to meet students

Bluffton Exempted Village Schools announce the new date and times for the Meet-The-Teacher Event on Thursday, Aug. 23, according to Greg Denecker, superintendent. 

• The elementary school will be open from 5-6 p.m.,
• the middle school from 6-7 p.m., and
• the high school from 7-8 p.m. 

"This is an opportunity for parents and students to meet the teachers. In addition, students can familiarize themselves with the buildings and their schedules to be ready for opening day," said Denecker

United Way reorganizational and planning meeting Thursday

The United Way of Bluffton, Beaverdam and Richland Township holds its reorganizational and planning meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, at the of Bluffton Middle School, according to Neil Reichenbach, United Way board treasurer.

"Our current campaign for 2017-2018 ending on Aug. 31, is 92% of our goal," he said. "The United Way of Bluffton, Beaverdam and Richland Township has raised $24,426 of the 26,500 goal. Thanks for your support."

Heldman auction Aug. 23

A public auction takes place Thursday, Aug. 23, starting at 3 p.m., at 4580 Township Road 29, Bluffton. Marilyn and Ronald Heldman, owners.

Includes antiques, primitives, old items and collectibles, household goods and miscellanous items, plus Allis Chalmers tractor, Case skid steer, John Deere riding tractor.

Trent W. Farthing, is the auctioneer. The attachment at the bottom of this story lists auction items.


Girls golf team wins by one

By Sam Brauen. www.blufftonpirates.com
The Bluffton’s girls golf team defeated Delphos Jefferson by the slimmest of margins Monday.  The Pirates shot 211 compared to Jefferson’s 212.  Ottoville only had two players play and submitted no team score. 

Alivia Koenig carded a 44 and medaled.  Mara Minnig shot 46, Kennedy Coughlan 48 and Jocelyn Ochoa 73 for Bluffton in the win.