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December 12, 2018

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BFR Sports and Fitness readies for new program year

Youth and adult programs are starting up for the fall at BFR. After
school sport skill classes will begin the week of September 6. The fall
adult fitness class schedule is underway with a few classes slated yet to
start in October. Soccer Intramurals for youth ages 4 and 5 will begin
September 14.

In addition, BFR is introducing a Family Recreation Pass
that allows families to use the recreational gym/arena times and walking track for an affordable fee.


The big 5-0

Well, this much is known: JKD is 50. The question is who is JKD? The Icon spotted this plate on Main Street.


Work on the hospital's second floor continues next week

Steel erection and framing of the two-story addition at the Bluffton Hospital continues next week. This addition will house the new emergency department and other services. As part of the framing, masonry block installation continues for the interior elevator and stairwell.

Roofing is being finished and interior framing of new walls and hanging HVAC duct work for the new operating room continues.

BHS girls' tennis team wins second straight

Bluffton High School's girls tennis team won its second straight match Wednesday afternoon by edging Tiffin Calvert 3-2 in Tiffin. Emily Sprague won in straight sets at No. 1 singles and both doubles units won in straight sets.

The No. 1 doubles team of Ashlin Gable and Kristi Geiser shut out their opponents, 6-0, 6-0, while Liz Diller and Shaye Liddick won 6-0, 6-3. Shannon Koch and Jess Hunter lost close matches at the other singles slots. The girls compete in the Lima Invitational Saturday.


Love Legacy workshop Sept. 14 at Maple Crest

Injuries and accidents, hospitalization, serious illness, life-changing emergencies... are you prepared to handle life's unexpected obstacles?

Beyond Budgeting will host an informative seminar, Leaving a Love Legacy, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the Patio Room at Maple Crest, Bluffton.


BHS alumni band rehearsal Aug. 29; performance Sept. 3

Get your horns, drums, flags and batons out and start practicing. Former Bluffton High School marching band members are invited to join the 2010-2011 Bluffton High School marching band for the pre-game show on Friday, Sept. 3.

This includes horns, woodwinds, percussion, flags and majorettes. Those who are able are welcome to march down from the high school to the field with the band prior to the game.