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August 20, 2018

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Happy birthday Maple Crest residents and staff

Maple Crest will recognize its residents and staff with August birthdys on Aug 6. The party is in the Rose Room at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6. August birthdays are:

Dale Dickey, Aug. 1

Pearl Williamson, Aug. 4

Daren Lee, Aug. 5

Amy Kaufman, Aug. 13

Catherine Meyer, Aug. 19

Lucille Bucher, Aug. 20

Oliver Ligibihl, Aug. 21

John Murray, Aug. 21

June Douglas, Aug. 22

Thelma Bowersox Aug. 24

Maple Crest family picnic Aug. 10

Maple Crest residents will hold their summer family picnic in August. The event is at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, in the Patio Room at Maple Crest.

Families are asked to bring a dessert to share. The main meal, drinks and table service will be provided by Maple Crest. Reservations are needed by Tuesday. Aug. 2.

Aug. 3 Primetimers will learn about herbs

Anne Boyd of the Herb Society will talk on medicinal herbs and herbs for cooking at the August Primtimers meeting. The event is at noon, Tuesday, Aug. 3, at St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora. Primetimers is a program for senior citizens and is open to the public.

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And...how tall are you?

There's an interesting story behind this plate plus a local connection. The plate means that the driver of the vehicle is Six-foot-nine inches tall. The plate belongs to Paul Klassen of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The Icon spotted the plate at the Dairy Freeze, where Paul and his wife, Ruth, were having ice cream cones. The Klassens are parents of Karen Klassen Harder of Bluffton. Paul says he was once 6-9, but may have lost an inch somewhere along the way.

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Council okays 2 legislation pieces by emergency on July 28

Bluffton council passed by emergency one ordinance and one resolution on July. Ordinance 22 authorizes the village solicitor to sign the petition requesting the common pleas court to establish a conservancy district known as the Blanchard Watershed Conservancy District. To read the ordinance click here.

Still time to enter George Frazee golf outing

Entries are still being accepted to the 3rd annual George H. Frazee III Golf Outing. The 18-hole, 4-person scramble is Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Bluffton Golf Club.

The scramble has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The purpose of the scramble is to continue support of the George H. Frazee III Bluffton University Scholarship Fund.

Entry is $60 per person and $240 per team. Persons wanting more information may contact the Bluffton Golf Club, 8575 N. Dixie Highway, Bluffton.

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