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January 17, 2018

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BHS grad publishes collection of essays of Canadian scholar

The Essays and Lectures of Charles Norris Cochrane

Bluffton native David Beer, a member of faculty of Malone University, Canton, recently edited a book on the essays and lectures of Charles Norris Cochrane.

The book title is "The Essays and Lectures of Charles Norris Cochrane." Subtitle: "Augustine and the Problem of Power."

Beer describes Cochrane, who died in 1945, as an under-appreciated thinker of the last century responding to the political and spiritual crises that confronted Western civilization.


Free Health Clinic at Bluffton Public library

The library hosts another ONU Healthwise program with more screening options

Bluffton Public Library is excited to announce that the students and staff of Ohio Northern University's HealthWise program are to return to the library on February 9 (from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.) for another free Mobile Health Clinic.  

This clinic offers free screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose, and lipids (please fast for 12 hours prior to your arrival if you wish to participate in the lipids screening). Participants may speak with Healthwise students and staff about their results or concerns, and even receive referrals to area doctors.

15 minutes with Tanya Augsburger

In grade school, I wanted to be a veterinarian or an archaeologist - like a female Indiana Jones

15 minutes with Tanya Augsburger,
Bluffton Public Library staff member

What's your position at the library?
I'm the Adult Services Coordinator.

How long have you been on the library staff?
Five years.

What is the most frequent question you are asked at the library?
Most recently, it has been, “Where are the DVD’s?” We have been moving materials around to make better use of space and to more logically organize the library – you should come check it out.

Preschool Playtime Jan. 29 at Trinity Lutheran School

A Preschool Playtime for youngsters takes place from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 29, at Trinity Lutheran Scvhool, 105 Allen St., Jenera. 

The open gym activities include balls to play with, ride-on toys, mats to crawl/roll around on, a mini trampoline, infant toys and lots of space to run around and play. 

This event is free for children ages 0-5 years old with their care-givers.  More information can be found by calling 419-326-4685 or by emailing jeternick@tlcjenera.org


Icon asks for civic organization updates

Bluffton Icon is updating its civic organization list, now posted on the Icon classified page.

The free listing includes Bluffton organizations, contact persons, a link to a organization website or Facebook, phone number and e-mail address.

Viewers are asked to submit updates to any of these organization by e-mailing info@blufftonicon.com.

The Icon welcomes organizations not listed to submit their organization information.

Dennis Morrison receives Melvin Jones Lions Award

Dennis Morrison received the Melvin Jones Award during the December Bluffton Lions Club Christmas dinner meeting.

This is the highest award presented to club members. It is presented to a member who has shown exemplary service and dedication to the club, the community and to Lions overall. The award is named for its founder, Melvin Jones.

Several additional member awards, recognitions and club activities are listed in the current club newsletter attached at the bottom of this story.