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Another "year" on the girls' bball banner

From www.blufftonpirates.com - Nice work on getting the BHS girls' basketball banner updated so quickly.

Post 382 celebrates 100th anniversary of National American Legion

Saturday dinner and program in the town hall

Bluffton American Legion Post 382 will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National American Legion, with a gathering and dinner on Saturday, March 16.

Robert “Bob” Schmitt, Department Commander Ohio American Legion is the speaker.

 According to Dennis Morrison, Bluffton's World War I veterans applied to the American Legion in 1919 and received their charter on March 20, 1920. 

2019 Village appropriations close in on $11 million

Village of Bluffton appropriations are closing in on $11 million in 2019. And, this year's total is approximately $800,000 above 2018 total, according to figures from Laura Ewing, village fiscal officer.

The 2019 total is $10,883,562, while 2018 appropriations were $10,098,038. She said that the appropriations would become official after March 27, which is 30 days after the Bluffton council approved them.

Ewing said that the growth in the village income tax has helped the village bottom line.

Spring sales underway at Boutique 415

New arrivals hitting the floor daily

Spring sales are underway at 415 Boutique, located at 415 N. Main St., Bluffton, announced Joan Frederick, boutique owner.

The sale includes 45% off winter shoes, including boots and booties. New clearances are being added daily.

In addition, new arrivals are hitting the floor daily. Don't forget to check the refreshed and growing 2 for $35 rack.


7th annual Apollopalooza April 11

Community celebration of career technical education

Apollo Career Center will hold its seventh annual Apollopalooza on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Apollopalooza will showcase the high school and adult education programs, celebrate Apollo's partnerships with local businesses, highlight Career Tech opportunities, its students and instructors. The event is free and open to the public.

Bluffton recognized by Sen. Sherrod Brown

Bluffton was recognized by Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown in late February, according to Susie Stratton, of the Bluffton America in Bloom Committee.

Sen. Brown sent the committee a certification of recognition for it's 2018 America in Bloom Oustanding Achievement Award.

Last year the Village of Bluffton won the outstanding achievement award for flowers. Judges scored Bluffton a 6-star rating out of a possible 10 stars and received special recognition for its flowers.