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Forever In Stitches is moving

Last day is Tuesday, Feb. 25

Forever In Stitches is moving. Owners Rick and Ruth Grihalva will move to Valparaiso, Ind. to be closer to their son, and they're taking the business with them. 

Forever In Stitches offers longarm quilting services, along with patterns designed by Ruth Grihalva. They've been in business in Bluffton for 16 years (opened in 2004).

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New medication to treat child's diarrhea

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University's HealthWise Pharmacy.
A medication to treat diarrhea associated with Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) is now approved for children.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dificid (fidaxomicin) to treat children 6 months old and older who have diarrhea associated with C. difficile.

This medication was already approved in tablet form for adults. Now, it can be used in children.

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Weekend doctor: Egg Allergy and the Flu Shot

Cause for Alarm?

By Amber Patterson, MD
ENT & Allergy Specialists of Northwest Ohio

Fred Steiner speaks to Ada United Methodist seniors on Wednesday

Fred Steiner of the Bluffton and Ada Icon is the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Feb. 26, First United Methodist Church, Ada, OWLS, a group of senior church members.

The program is a noon luncheon followed by a talk by Steiner about the Ada Icon. 

The Ada Icon news website was launched in March 2012. Today it experiences over 10,000 individual viewers in a 30-day period, has 70 advertisers, over 2,700 Facebook followers and posts an average of 50 stories each week.

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A tip from a recent college grad

“Find mentors on campus. Don’t just go to class. Go to your professors’ offices and talk to them”

Young alumni share tips for the job search during Bluffton University Forum

From the student activities that got interviewers attention to advice they wish they had followed, three young Bluffton alumni in corporate positions returned to campus with guidance for current students.

“I specifically remember going to a Forum like this when I was a student, looking at the clock and wondering why does this matter,” said Jeremy Amstutz ’15, human resources recruiter at Mercy Health. “But time flies. Now is the time to take initiative.”

Eric Reneker recipient of Scouting Silver Beaver Award

Highest volunteer recognition that a Boy Scout Council can bestow 

Eric Reneker, longtime volunteer in Bluffton Boy Scouts, was one of three persons to receive the Silver Beaver Award on Feb. 8. The award is the highest volunteer recognition that a Boy Scout Council can bestow. 

Reneker  is a member of Bluffton Troop 256 and a longtime Scout volunteer at many levels, and an avid outdoorsman. 

Active in the lives of his children, volunteer is second nature to Eric, having served in activities like dance, tumbling, soccer, softball, swimming, coaching, refereeing, and helping with his daughter’s Girl Scout activities. 

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