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March 23, 2019

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Boutique 415 4th anniversary sale in April

Boutique 415 turns 4-years-old in April, according to Joan Frederick, boutique owner.

An anniversary sale takes place during the entire month. "Take advantage of our dot sale," she said. "Get an additional 10 percent off shoes, 20 percent off Good Works Jewelry and 30 percent off raincoats."

In addition, all customers with purchases of $75 receive a free eco-friendly tote, while supplies last.

Boutique is located at 415 N. Main St.



Baseball: Beavers improve to 7-7 after beating Otterbein

Softball: Bluffton slips 1-run decisions vs. Albion

The Bluffton University baseball team held off Otterbein 7-6 on Wednesday, March 20. Bluffton improved to 7-7 on the season, while Otterbein slipped back to .500 at 7-7 overall.

With bases loaded in the top of the third inning, freshman Cale Sherbourne (Johnstown/Big Walnut) took one for the team when he was hit by a pitch which pushed Bryce Fink (Medina) across the plate and tied the game 1-1. The Cardinals responded with three runs in the fourth, making it 4-1 heading into the fifth inning.

Crime Victim Services seeks volunteer guardians

Crime Victim Services, Lima, invites Icon viewers to become volunteer guardians for persons in Allen County, according to Elysia Bush, director of the CVS elder victim ministry and guardian programs.

A session explaining the program is at noon and again at 6 p.m., Wednessday, March 27, at Crime Victim Services, 330 N. Elizabeth St. Lima. A light meal is included.

Naturalist Beth Theisen discusses maple trees and the syruping process at Bluffton library

Registration required to hold class about maple trees as well as maple syrup production and its fascinating history

Natural Beth Theisen will teach a class on Maple Syruping on Thursday, March 28 at 6 pm. at Bluffton Public Library. 

Bluffton University senior interns at BFR

Amanda Outland, a Bluffton University senior, double-majoring in business and sports management, is a Bluffton Family Recreation intern this spring.

At BFR she coordinated and oversaw the 4th grade boys’ and girls’ basketball leagues and the 3rd and 4th grade volleyball league. She also coached the volleyball league.

The Toledo Start High School graduate was a middle hitter on the Bluffton University volleyball  team. In high school she played varsity softball and played on a club broomball team.

Nonviolence within the Hutterite community

March 31 presentation at Bluffton University

Dora Maendel of Fairholme Hutterite Colony and Dr. Duane Stoltzfus of Goshen College will present “On the Front Line of Conscience: An Account of Four Hutterites Imprisoned at Alcatraz” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, in Yoder Recital Hall on the Bluffton University campus.