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June 22, 2018

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Council personnel committee meets Monday

Bluffton council's personnel committee will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, June 25, in the third floor of the town hall, according to Laura Ewing, village fiscal officer.


Registrations remain on for BFR's July classes

Everything from T-Ball, bike camp, Camp Laffalot and even coed softball

Registration remains open for several Bluffton Family Recreation classes in July, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

You may register online at www.bfronline.com or call BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, at 419-358-4150 to register or for more details.

Two fairy garden workshops Saturday at New Leaf

First at 10 a.m., second at 1 p.m., space is limited

New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center, 0395 State Route 235, Ada, has opening in Saturday’s fairy garden workshops.

The workshops start at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday, June 23. Space is limited. Persons interested in attending either one may call or email for a spot.

The workshop will focus on creating a home for fairies in gardens. Participants may bring their own pot or container or purchase one at New Leaf.

The New Leaf staff will provide soil, and participants will purchase plants and accessories.


Ruth Unrau funeral arrangements incomplete

Ruth K. Unrau, 96 of Bluffton, died June 20, 2018, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton.  Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.


Blueberry season is here

Place your orders by July 3

Mr. Blueberry, Marlin Gerber, is taking orders from Icon viewers for the popular Michigan blue berry. Here's the details.

Order 10 pound boxes (6 quarts) of fresh Michigan blueberries $25 from marling7133@outlook.com for pick up at Bluffton First Mennonite Church parking lot, (101 S. Jackson St., Bluffton) Thursday, July 5, from 12:45 to 2 p.m.

Use “Bluffton Blueberries” in subject line.

Please include your phone number. Cash preferred. Rain date Friday, July 6. Place your order by noon, Tuesday, July 3.


Bike rodeo at Buckeye Saturday AM

Bluffton police department, Bike Crazy and Bluffton Pediatrics will host a bike rodeo for youth this weekend.

The rodeo, open to youth kindergarten through fourth grade, takes place from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 30, at the Buckeye park.

Free helmets will be provided to youth who do not have them. Watch the Icon for more details.