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McElroy ties single-season homer mark with #11

April 20, 2018
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

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Retiring Bluffton president named 2018 commencement speaker

Joined the faculty in 2001; became president in 2006

Dr. James M. Harder, president of Bluffton University, will serve many roles during the 2018 graduation ceremony, including Commencement speaker.

And this year's award winners are...

A.C. Burcky, Kathryn Little, Larry Jones awards winners announced

Bluffton University presented its top athletics awards April 17 to standout athletes in baseball and softball and a special award given to President James Harder and Karen Klassen Harder.
Ryan Golden of Findlay, Ohio, accepted the A.C. Burcky Award as senior male athlete of the year, while Brittany Huff of Union, Ohio, won the Kathryn E. Little Award as outstanding senior female athlete.

Ed Yeager is BFR's volunteer of the year

First person to receive the award to be presented annually

Ed Yeager was named Bluffton Family Recreation volunteer of the year earlier this month, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

“Ed has helped in several area in the past year,” said Tinch. “His volunteer work includes countless hours working with BFR’s finances and helping wherever he is needed.”

This is the first-ever presentation of a BFR volunteer of the year award. Tinch said that he intends to make in an annual presentation.

Yeager’s award was presented during the Dueling for Dumbbells, an evening fundraiser benefiting BFR.

Large antique auction in Bluffton April 28

Thomas Hursey collection

Farthing Real Estate & Auctioneers, Findlay, will hold an auction involving many antique idtems from the Thomas Hursey collection in Bluffton, at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 28.

The auction is at 357 S. Jackson St., Bluffton. It includes antique furniture, primitives, bottles, jars, guns, glassware, figurines, and other items.

For a list of auction items click here or open the attachment at the bottom of this story.


Small-cast musical explores the creative process

May Day weekend musical tickets now on sale

Bluffton University will present “[title of show]” as the May Day musical on Friday, and Saturday, May 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Yoder Recital Hall.
This playful contemporary show offers audience members a glimpse at the creative process by showcasing a musical about writing a musical. This small-cast production explores themes of creative collaboration, self-doubt and artistic dilemmas that seek to resonate with viewers.