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March 20, 2018

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Bluffton Pandora Area Gardeners meet on Aug. 2

Members of the Gardeners of the Bluffton Pandora Area will make flowerpots and other ornamental garden objects at its 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, meeting at the Victoria Zeits residence.

Members will use the hypertufa method for their creations. A definition of hypertufa and description of ingredients is inside this month’s club’s newsletter, which is an attachment at the bottom of this story.


University volleyball team earns team academic award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced recently that 762 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2015-2016 season. This number breaks the previous year's total of 757 to set an all-time high.

The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.

Response from Bluffton, South Carolina - In which cornfield are you seeing the dophins?

Note: This column resulted from The Icon's story about Bluffton, South Carolina, posted two days ago. Liz Farrell called the Icon after seeing it on a Google alert. To read our original story, click here.

BY LIZ FARRELL, columnist
Bluffton, South Carolina, Island Packet

Location, location, location.

Coming to BFR - soccer-girl scout camp-flag football-coed softball tourney

Bluffton Family Recreation offers several options for keeping active in August, according to Joseph Beagle, director. Here of some of those program options:

Girl Scouts Summer Series
Aug. 8-12

Girls in grades Kindergarten through sixth may participate in a Girl Scout Summer Series held at BFR from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 12.

The series theme is “It’s Your Planet – Love It!” Activities include discovering what real scientists do, exploring wonders of science with hands-on activities and learning the scientific method.

End of summer sales at 415 Boutique

415 Boutique at Polished Nail and Body Salon, 415 N. Main St., Bluffton, has an end of summer sale going on.

It includes 25 percent off all shorts and capris. There's also a selection of sandals to check out.


Suter's has sweet corn, tomatoes, peaches, melons

Suter's Produce now has sweet corn picked daily, plus tomatoes, peaches and melons.

These are available at:
• State Route 103 at Circle K, Bluffton
• Bluffton Farmers' Market (Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - noon)
• Rodabaugh Brothers Meats, Pandora
• 302 Carryout, 302 S. Main St., Ada

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