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April 20, 2018

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West Elm Street improvement public meeting

On April 18 Choice One Engineering will provide projects overview

Village of Bluffton will hold a public meeting on West Elm Street improvements at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, in the third floor of the town hall, according to Jesse Blackburn, assistant village administrator.

The following letter was sent to property owners affected:

This letter is to invite you to a public meeting to present the design of the W. Elm St. Improvements Project prepared by Choice One Engineering.  The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. The following agenda will be used to guide the discussion:

Bluffton tree commission meets May 8

The Bluffton tree commission will meet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, in the first floor of the Bluffton town hall, according to Nancy Benroth.

Bystillwaters Bistro invites you April 26 to "Dine with God"

Food sampling and demonstrations of what Jesus ate; RSVPs required

The idea of dining with God becomes a reality on Thursday, April 26, at Bystillwaters Bistro, 112 Vine St.

Heather Cox, Bistro owner, plans an open house with demonstrations and food sampling on that theme.

“On April 26, we will offer all authentic food typical of what Jesus may have eaten in the first century,” she said.

Cox asks that persons interested in attending should RSVP to 567-242-2284, or stop in the Bistro. Sample servings take place from 6 to 8 p.m. with a food demonstration at 6:30 p.m.

The evening is free, and donations are accepted.

Pandora Missionary hosts May 5 mystery dinner

Pandora Missionary Church, 300 Rocket Ridge Way, Pandora, will hold a Cinco de Mayo “who dunit mystery dinner.”

The dinner is at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at the church. The dinner theme centers on the idea that the 10 commandments are missing and some needs to solve the mystery.

The dinner is open to persons 18 and older – no childcare will be provided. The meal includes a taco bar.

Banito Rodriguez is the featured speaker. Dress is casual. Seating is reserved and donations are accepted at the door.


Watershed Partnership strategy plan for Tiderishi Creek will develop

The Blanchard River Watershed  Partnership has received word that the U.S. EPA in Chicago has given their final approval to the nine element non-point source implementation strategy plan (NPS-IS Plan) written for the Tiderishi Creek watershed in Hancock County, according to Phil Martin, watershed coordinator.

The EPA requires that there be an approved NPS-IS Plan written for each 12-digit HUC watershed before that watershed can receive federal funding. There are 30 HUC-12 watersheds in the Blanchard River Watershed.

ArtSpace/Lima Spring Show opening April 20

 ArtSpace/Lima, 65-67 Town Square, Lima, will host an opening reception for Spring Show 2018 on Friday, April 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  The reception is free and open to the public, according to Bill Sullivan, director.

Spring Show 2018 is the 63rd  edition of ArtSpace’s signature exhibit. Entries are accepted from within a 100-mile radius of Lima in the following categories:  painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, digital art and mixed media.