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December 7, 2019

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BWC delivers $42,375 check to Unarco, Pandora

Company officials will invest the check into workplace safety

Kelli King, operations manager, said the company will spend its dividend on an AED defibrillator, a weld fume exhaust removal kit, powered tables to minimize manual lifting by workers, and other safety devices.

The top executive for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation stopped in Pandora on Nov. 14 to tout the agency’s safety programs and recent $1.5 billion dividend for Ohio’s private and public employers.


Lugibihl ag-business public auction Dec. 7

A public auction featured David Lugibihl’s agri-business equipment and personal items takes place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6705 Tom Fett Road, Bluffton. An inspection date is from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Dec. 2.

The auction includes a line of equipment, antique tractors and trucks, primitives/antiques, farm toys and shop tools and parts.

The auction will include two rings. A loader will be on site to help load items on the sale day. The auction is conducted by Schrader Auction of Columbia City, Ind.


Holly Jolly sale underway at Riley Creek Pharmacy, Pandora

Customers may enter to win Manheim Steamroller tickets

Riley Creek Pharmacy, 112 E. Main St., Pandora, has a Holly Jolly Sale underway until Saturday, Nov. 23.

The sale includes: 
• Customers may enter to win Manheim Steamroller tickets (with purchase).
• Over the counter medications, BOGO 50% off
• Free Michigan made dip mix with $20 purchase, exclusion apply
• 25% off gifts and season decor
•• Door buster item – BOGO free, crossroads jar candles, limit 2 per customer, 9 a.m. to noon
•• Door buster item – 50% off travel tumblers, limit 2 per customer, 9 a.m. to noon


PromoHits accepting nominations for PromoCares Program

Selected charities will receive funds generated from January to June 2020

PromoHits Ltd., Bluffton, continues to commit to donating 5% of its total product sales to local charities through its PromoCares initiative, according to Melinda Bowen, owner.

To date, the program has generated $26,866.50 with two months left to go in 2019.

“We are grateful to our clients who have supported our desire to help others and, through their orders, have assisted us in helping eight charities who are making a difference in the lives of so many,” said Bowden.


New Leaf holiday open house Saturday

See the beautifully decorated store with many holiday items available

New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center’s Christmas open house is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16. 

Two store locations are:
• 0395 State Route 235, Ada
• 927 E. Columbus St., Kenton

The open house includes New Leaf’s beautifully decorated store featuring:
• Unique decorations - country and traditional 
• Artificial trees, wreaths and greenery
• Chocolate peanut cluster and other candy
• Grape vine trees, wreaths and more


“Getting your house in order” workshop Nov. 13

Features four Bluffton business professional organizations

Four Bluffton business professionals will offer a free “Getting Your House In Order” workshop this month.

Faith Investment Services, partnering with Fortman Insurance, Scott Basinger, attorney at law, and Neil Reichenbach, CPA, present workshops addressing basic questions about retirement, insurance coverage, taxes and similar subjects.

The workshop is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the front portion of Faith Investment Services building, 101 N. Main St., Bluffton.