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Join the Thursday evening Google listings session with the BCE

7 to 8 p.m. in the town hall

The Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) is holding a brown bag discussion on why and how to use Google listings for your business. The session will be from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, on the third floor of Bluffton town hall, 154 N. Main St.

"How often do you hear someone say 'I'll Google it'? If your business doesn't show up in a Google search, you're not getting to first base with that viewer," remarks Paula Scott, BCE Executive Director.

ODOT seeks feedback for first-ever pedestrian and bicycle plan

Take the survey linked in this story

Recent trends in safety, demographics, and demand have spurred the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to develop its first-ever policy plan for walking and biking. Stakeholder and public engagement will help ensure that policies and investments meet the needs of people walking and biking.

First National Bank recognized by Office of Comptroller of the Currency

for 100 years of service

The Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has recognized First National Bank for its 100 years of service in banking. 

The OCC is an agency under the U.S. Department of the Treasury and oversees all national banks and other federal financial institutions. It ensures these institutions operate under an ethical manner, provide access to financial services and comply with federal laws and regulations.


Dari Freeze hosts blood drive this Friday

Donate and receive free sundae

The Dari Freeze, 595 S. Main,  is hosting a blood drive Friday, July 19, from 1 to 7 p.m., with the American Red Cross. 

Donate blood and you'll receive a free Reverse Buckeye Sundae.

To schedule your blood donation appointment, call Kevin Tuttle at 567-226-1008 or
1-800- RED CROSS or go online to: redcrossblood.org and use “darifreeze” for sponsor code.

Next Transition Bluffton July 23 program

Vegetable trade and more at Buckeye park

Transition Bluffton invites the community to the Buckeye park at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, for an evening of fun and discussion. 

Bring any abundance of vegetables you would like to trade or share.  Join in a discussion about Robin Kimmerer's Potawatomi ideal of Honorable Harvest set forth in her book, Braiding Sweetgrass. "Let's explore what following such an ideal would mean for you, your neighbors and the community at large,”said Peter Badertscher of Transition Bluffton.


Spectrum Salon's 5th anniversary celebration Friday

Open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spectrum Salon, 422 N. Main St., celebrates its 5th annniversary with an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, July 19, according to Mandy Kinn, owner.

“Everyone is welcome to stop in to take a tour of the salon and see what has all changed from our opening date in 2014,”  said Kinn. “We will have an ice cream bar, door prizes, giveaways and more.”

Click here to visit Spectrum Salon's Facebook.