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September 21, 2017


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Lots of "bargains of the month" in April at True Value Hardware

Jeff Kantner announced the April bargains of the month at Family True Value Hardware, 109 N. Main St., Bluffton.

April bargains include:
• Solar Path Light, 6-pack, your choice $29.99
• Colored mulch, 2-cubic feet, your choice, 3 for $9.99
• 50-pound dry dog food, Pet Expert, $16.99
• 5-pound Preen weed preventer, $9.99
• 32-ounce Ortho lawn weed killer, $3.99
• 1.5-cubic feet Miracle Gro garden soil, $3.99


Tommy Tire has Ada location ribbon cutting

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce met the new guy in Ada earlier this month.

The new guy is a familiar Bluffton business owner: Tom Dotson.

Dotson and his wife, Sheena, this winter expanded their tire Bluffton business with an Ada location at 3032 State Route 309 (intersection of 309 and 235), south of Ada.

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting of the Ada store took place on March 16. The event also included a tour of the facility for chamber members. The building a former carpet warehouse,  includes a 40 by 80-foot addition that will service semis.


17 percent off selected bikes during CG Pro Bikes cash mob today 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Pass it on – Bluffton Cash Mobs are back!
Today’s Cash Mob host (Thursday, March 17) is CG Pro Bikes, 127 N. Main St., Bluffton, with cash mob hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
To celebrate March 17, during cash mob hours the store will offer 17 percent off all clothing and all baskets and on selected bikes and selected seats.
In addition, sign up for a $50 shopping spree at the store. 
CG Pro Bikes
117 N. Main St.



Ada's Gallery for the Arts features local crafter and crocheter

This is the second in a series on Ada artists and artisans showing original works for sale at Gallery for the Arts, 115 S. Main St., Ada. The Gallery is an Icon advertiser. Click here for another feature in this series.


Lugibihl Spray Service ready to help you with spring lawn-garden preparation

Lugibihl Spray Service, 6705 Tom Fett Road, Bluffton, has lawn and garden supplies and lots of other supplies for persons interesting in getting a jump on their spring lawn care.

Lugibihl offers:
• Grass seed and soil tests
• Round-up Quik Pro
• Lawn fertilizer with crabgrass control
• Blended fertilizer for lawns
• Garden fertilizer
• Lime and gypsum
• Spray for lawn weeds


Northwest Physical Therapy announces partnership with Hilty Home

Hilty Home in Pandora, part of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) announces a partnership with local, independent therapy provider Northwest Physical Therapy (NWPT). 

NWPT has been the provider of therapy services for more than 20 years at MHCO’s Mennonite Memorial Home location in Bluffton.

NWPT will now be serving both locations’ "Transition to Home” rehab centers - offering short-term rehab services for patients staying in one of the private rooms at either location, or in a convenient outpatient setting. 


Clum Road, Harrod, open house Sudnay

Real Living CCR Realtors will hold an open house at 7303 Clum Road, Harrod, from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28, according to Lisa Wenger, realtor.
For information about the listing call Wenger at 419-231-1823.


Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue now open on Main Street

Dr. Matthew Ellerbrock, chiropractic physician, opened Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue in Bluffton on Feb. 17.
It is at 120 N. Main St., Suite A, in the former Forever in Stitches storefront. That business is now in the rear of the building and is open to customers from the municipal parking lot.


Tommy Tire Sales has $50 savings offer now through March 17

Tommy Tire Sales, 319 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a "Run for the gold tire tax special" going on now through March 17.

The special follows:
$50 off your purchase of any set of four passenger or light truck tires installed. A coupon (CLICK HERE FOR COUPON) must be presented or present from your mobile device to qualify.


Join the Team Day hiring day at Bluffton and Beaverdam McDonald's on Feb. 18

Lewis Family McDonald’s is looking to hire at several of its restaurants on Thursday, Feb. 18. This year marks the fourth year that the local franchise has held a hiring day. 

The event will be held at each McDonald’s in Bluffton, Beaverdam, Ada, Lima, Ottawa, Delphos, and Van Wert on  Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

“Our ‘Join the Team Day’ gives interested applicants a chance to ask questions about working at McDonald’s, learn about our benefits, and be interviewed, all at one convenient time and location,” said Jessica Hall, local owner/operator.