September 21, 2014


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Drive Time Driving Instruction offers accelerated class Nov. 3-8

Drive Time Driving Instruction offers an accelerated classroom from Nov. 3 to 8, according to Doug Kisseberth.

Drive Time Driving Instruction
505 E. Jefferson St.
Bluffton, OH 45817

toll free 888-407-0112



Lee Ann White wins wreath from Town and Country Flowers

Lee Ann White is the winner of a fall wreath from Town and Country Flowers, 121 S. Main St., Bluffton.

Connie Kruse, of the downtown flower shop says, "Come in and check out of beatiful fall decor."

Town and Country Flowers
121 S. Main St.




Allen County Visionaries annual meeting Oct. 10

The Allen County Visionaries will hold their annual dinner on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Shawnee Country Club. The Visionaries is the private arm of Allen County's economic development efforts. The 110 member companies and individuals provide half the funding of the Allen Economic Development Group.

A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m., and the program at 7:45 p.m. At this time, Allen Economic Development Group President/CEO will give a brief update on the community's economic development achievements during the past year, and look forward to the coming year.


Polished Nails & Body Salon - check out its one-day special Oct. 8

P<olished Nail and Body Salon, 417 N. Main St., Bluffton, offers a one-day special on Tuesday, Oct. 8, according to Joan Frederick.

The special includes:
• Free eyebrow and lip waxing  (noon to 7 p.m.)
• One-year eyebrow package, $89
• One-year lip package, $75
• Buy $100 gift certficate, get $25 free
• $10 Mystic tans all day

Phone: 419-358-0001


Stratton Auto offers $39.95 fall car care package

Stratton Auto Sales, 220 N. Main St., Bluffton, offers a $39.95 fall car care package, according to Amie Stratton.

The package includes:
• Standard oil and filter change
• 4-tire rotation
• Balance 4 tires
• Top off under-the-hood fluids
• Complete vehicle inspection, including brakes
• Battery/charging system check
• Examine all belts and hoses

The price, plus tax, includes up to five quarts of standard oil. Additional charges for synthetic oil and diesel trucks.



Your vote on-line to help Diamond Manufacturing

Tammy Whitlow, administrative manager of Diamond Manufacturing of Bluffton, needs your vote.

Diamond is in the running for a $250,000 small business grant and anyone may vote
to help the business obtain the grant.

“We were given this opportunity because we are a certified women-owned company.
Go to: https://www.missionmainstreetgrants.com/search/businesses and all you need
do is put in our zip 45817 and we are the only company that pops up,” she said.


Free therapy screen available at Northwest Physical Therapy in October

Northwest Physical Therapy, Inc. will be offering free therapy screens to the public during the month of October. These screens will be available at all four outpatient locations in Bluffton, Delphos, Ottawa and Lima.

A physical therapy screening takes approximately 10-15 minutes and will be performed by a licensed clinician. A therapy screening helps identify issues that may be causing unnecessary pain.


Advocare offers 24-day challenge in weight management, vibrant energy and sports nutrition

Advocare now offers a 24-day challenge for persons interested in weight management, vibrant energy and sports nutrition.

For details, contact Dee Dee Hoffman, 567-204-8555. Check her website below this story.


Gary's Repair, rural Pandora, now Simplicity dealer

Gary Augsburger, owner of Gary’s Repair, 2667 Road P, Pandora, has added a Simplicity dealership to his mower sales and repair business.

Augsburger said that his business now carries all Simplicity products and services these products.

Simplicity offers a line of zero-turn riding mowers, garden tractors, walk-behind snow blowers, pressure washers, generators and other products.

Gary’s Repair provides pickup and delivery services to customers. The business phone is 419-384-7303. Business hours are Mondays-Fridays 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays, noon-1 p.m.


Suter's corn maze, cider press, hayrides to pumpkin patch now open

Suter's Corn Maze, cider press and hayride to the pumpkin patch are open in October, according to Jerry Suter. Suter's is located at 8250 Road R, Pandora.

The corn maze and hayrides to the pumpkin patch are now open Saturdays and Sundays until Oct. 27.

2013 Cider Press Dates:
Sept. 18th - Thurs. Oct. 31

Cider Press/Corn Maze Address:
8250 Road R
Pandora, OH 45877

For updated information call the hotline (419-384-3331).