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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).


Town and Country Flowers has homecoming corsages and boutonniers

Connie Kruse of Town and Country Flowers, 121 S. Main St., Bluffton, reminds Bluffton High School students that homecoming is this weekend.

"Order your homecoming corsages and boutonniers today," she said. Town and Country's phone number is 419-358-4040.


Here's the new fall menu at Mustard Seed Cafe

Here's the new fall menu at Mustard Seed Cafe

Mustard Seed celebrates fall with seasonal additions to its menu. 

An example of this new fare includes the Autumn Cobb Salad, made with spicy pecans, gorgonzola, bacon, hard-boiled egg, apple and avocado over a leafy mix with an apple cider vinaigrette.  One of the new fall sandwiches is the Autumn BLE, which is designed with bacon, arugula, shallot, fried egg, maple cream spread on homemade sourdough bread.


Don't bowl against this team - they'll whip you

Warning - Don't bowl against this team. They'll whip you. Eight teams, each sponsored by a Blufftton Area Chamber of Commerce business, bowled at Southgate Lanes on Sept. 28 in a Main Street banner fundraiser. 


The winning team, sponsored by Boehr Site Seeker, took home a traveling trophy and more. One of the Southgate Lanes leagues will carry Boehr Site Seeker's name this season.


The Dough Hook says "Ask about our $50 football special"

The Dough Hook, 117 N. Main St., Bluffton, has all your tailgating supplies and the package is only $50, according to Shawn and Marlena Ballinger.

It includes:

• 6 brats
• 12 ground sirloin patties
• 1 pound breaded chicken strips
• 6 sausage rolls
• 8 skinless hot dogs
• Bag of veggi chips
• 1 pound mix nuts

A printer-friendly attachment is at the bottom of this story.


Flu shots available at Greg's Pharmacy

Flu shots are now available at Greg's Pharmacy, 126 N. Main St., Bluffton. Shots are available for persons 14 and older. Pharmacy hours are Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Chamber newsletter available for Icon viewers

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce newsletter is now posted on The Icon. To view it open the printer-friendly attachment at the bottom of this story.