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September 19, 2018

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Chamber business showcase Sept. 20 at Marbeck

The 2018 business showcase coordinated by the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Bluffton University will take place from 11 a.m. to 2  p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, according to Paula Scott, chamber CEO.

The event is held in the Marbeck Center dining area.

Area businesses interested in a table may contact the chamber at blufftonchamber@gmail.com or call Scott at 419-369-2985.



Twisted Whisk Cafe adds to its menu

Twisted Whisk Cafe, 101 S. Main St., Bluffton, recently added items to its menu.

The new menu is attached in a printer-friendly form at the bottom of this story. It is also available on the Icon's Menu Page by clicking here.

Twisted Whisk Cafe
101 S. Main St., Bluffton
Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.



BRR Fall Session 2 sign-up underway

Classes run from Sept. 24 to Oct. 19

Fall Session 2 registration is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director. Classes run from Sept. 24 to Oct. 19. Members may sign up now through Sept. 23. Non-members may pre-register from Sept. 17 to Sept. 23.

Here are the youth classes offered in Session 2:

Steve Mahler deployed to North Carolina

Part of Red Cross response to Hurricane Florence

American Red Cross volunteer Steve Mahler of Rawson is being deployed to Durham, N.C., as part of the Red Cross response to Hurricane Florence.  Mahler will be serving with the Disaster Assessment team.

This is his third recent deployment.  In July, Steve deployed to Des Moines, Iowa, serving as a Recovery specialist following flooding in the city.   He then deployed to Marshalltown, Iowa, after a tornado struck the community as part of the Disaster Assessment team.

Mahler will be leaving from Toledo Express Airport early Sept. 13 for a two week deployment.


Men's soccer: Beavers lose a tough one

\The Bluffton University Men's Soccer Team was back on the Alumni Field turf for the second time in five days when the Beavers hosted Ohio Christian University on a comfortable Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Ohio Christian hit paydirt with just over five minutes to play in overtime period one for a 2-1 victory. The Beavers dipped to 1-4, while OCU evened its season mark at 3-3.

Sept. 25 Red Cross blood drive at Bluffton HS

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 8:30 to 2 p.m. in the Bluffton High school gymnasium.