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December 16, 2017

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Food Pantry provides its April-May "wish list"

The Bluffton Community Assistance Program's food pantry provided the Icon with an April-May wish list.

According to Ed Yeager, president of the assistance program board, "The Food Pantry wishes to thank the Bluffton Boy Scouts and the generous people of Bluffton for the outpouring of support during the recent Boy Scout drive. 

"The pantry is nicely stocked, but, as always, there are several items that are needed and would be appreciated as you continue to pick up supplies for the Pantry."

April 6 Civic Engagement Day theme: Gender roles, relationship, realities

Jonathan Gottschall, author of “The Professor in the Cage” will present the Civic Engagement Day lecture titled “The Professor in the Cage: Why Men Fight and Why We Like to Watch” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in Yoder Recital Hall.

3 letterwinners, lots of frosh expected to make Pirate softball season exciting

Bluffton High School's softball team launches its 2016 season with a mix of experience and youngsters. Tony Rumer coaches the team and has a 33-32 win-loss coaching record. Assisting him is Darryl Willis and Adam Burris.

Three returning letter winners from last year's 14-12 overall and 6-2 NWC team include:
• Sami Fruchey, senior, pitcher, all conference
• Taylor Monday, senior, first base, all conference
• Abbie Parkins, junior, third base


Airport Advisory Commission meeting moved

The Village of Bluffton’s Airport Advisory Commission meeting is rescheduled for noon on Thursday, March 24, at the Bluffton Airport, according to Nancy Kindle, village fiscal officer.

Bluffton College women's bball team 1977-78

Here's the Bluffton College women's basketball team from the 1977-78 season.

Standing from left, Linda Heiman, Jean Chamberlin, Pris Funk, Sherry King (coach), Mary Cypers, Sherry Brielmaier, Sue Cramer.

Front from left, Amy Streb, Lori Gratz, Jan Althaus, Dru Yoder and Cathy Schroer.

Two members of the team were Bluffton High School grads: Lori Gratz and Sue Cramer.

Here's this week's Jeanne's Kitchen lunch specials

Here's Jeanne's Kitchen lunch specials for March 22-25:

*Tomato Bisque Soup
*Ravioli with Side Salad
*Mediterranean Turkey Burger
*Dockside Salad

*Apple and Bacon Soup
*Perch Platter
*French Onion Burger
*Salmon Salad

*Corn Chowder
*Pepper Steak Over Rice
*Turkey Reuben
*Spinach Apple Cranberry Salad