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January 23, 2017

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February blood drives Feb. 6 and Feb. 14 in Bluffton

Two American Red Cross blood drives take place in Bluffton during February.

• Thursday, Feb. 6, from noon until 6 p.m. at First Mennonite in the Fellowship Hall, located at 101 S. Jackson St.
• Friday, Feb. 14, from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Bluffton University in the Sommer Center – Reichenbach Room.

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Getting the community more active is BFR’s goal for next six weeks

The annual Keeping Active program is beginning at BFR on Jan. 20 and ending Feb. 28, according to Carole Enneking, BFR director.

She said, "Over the next six weeks, individuals and families are encouraged to learn more about healthy eating and add more activity to their schedules."

OPEN THE CHART IN THE ATTACHMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY.

Three university football players help distribute shoes

Three Bluffton University football players helped distribute shoes to 230 students at Padua Academy in Indianapolis on Jan. 13 as part of an effort coordinated by Samaritan’s Feet International and the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Bluffton junior Eric Fox of Brunswick, and seniors Shawn Frost of Ediso and Josh Runda of Lima, were among this season’s first-team all-HCAC players who traveled to Indianapolis with their coaches for the event.

Sr. Center can help you create a t-shirt quilt

Have you ever wanted to create a quilt from your household collection of old t-shirts?

The Bluffton Senior Center can help. The Center's experts can give advice on preparing and sewing the t-shirts and its volunteers can knot the finished top.

Call the Senior Center at 419-358-8971 for pricing and times.

Here's this week's features at Mustard Seed Cafe

Friday/Saturday Dinner Features at Mustard Seed Cafe

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main Street, Bluffton is open 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings with a full menu which includes 7 appetizers, 8 main course items, soups, salads and house-baked desserts.  Beer and beer cocktails are available.

In addition to the regular menu, features this weekend include:

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Ruth Naylor book of poetry reveals the passing along of family heritage and more

Bluffton poet and creative writer, Ruth Naylor, has published a collection of poetry in a new book centering on her family relationships, aptly titled “A Family Affair.”

Over the years her poetry had appeared in a wide variety of periodicals and a few anthologies. Naylor said that the book’s title refers to the passing on of family heritage and love from grandparents to grandchildren, as well as to the issue of dealing with separation, divorce and illness. 

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Bluffton fire department responded to 87 calls in 2013 - down 20 from previous year

Bluffton's fire department responded to 20 less calls in 2013 than in 2012, according to Jon Kinn, fire chief. During 2012 the department responded to 107 fire calls. This past year that number decreased to 87.

A chart at the bottom of this story shows runs by month and by type. June was the busiest month with 13 calls while December had only 4.

 

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Steiner and Granger: Here's an overview of the 2013 market

Steiner & Granger
141 N. Main St
P.O. Box 28
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-0689
jgranger@sagepointadvisor.com

ANNUAL MARKET REVIEW 2013
Overview

(PLEASE OPEN THE CHART AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION)

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Indoor track: Beavers well represented at Capital meet

Results http://www.bluffton.edu/athletics/trackandfield/2014/0111.htm

Despite a chaotic start to the semester due to the extreme weather conditions and the delay to the start of classes, the men's and women's track and field teams took it in stride and resumed their indoor campaign in style at Capital University on Saturday, Jan. 11. From the opening throws events to the meet-closing relay, the Beavers came to perform.

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