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August 18, 2019

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Probst Family Farm offers maple syrup, soy-free meat products

Meet Bluffton Farmers Market vendors

By Liz Gordon-Hancock
Bluffton Farmers Market is the place to be on Saturday mornings in town. According to the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce, our town "boasts the best farmers market in northwest Ohio."

In celebration of our small but mighty farmers market, the Icon will be featuring a vendor each week over the course of the summer.

To kick off this series, the Icon features Probst Family Farm.


Medical education building announced

St. Rita’s Medical Center will construct it in Lima

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center announces construction of an education center designed to train new physicians.

With the support of local donors, St. Rita’s will soon begin construction on a 48,000-square-foot education center to be built on the corner of Market and Collett streets.


Work in progress

Dan Garver of Fine Touch Furniture and Upholstery, 153 N. Johnson St., Ada, works on a couch that will soon have beautiful striped fabric and a beautiful floral fabric for a chair to match. Click here for the company's Facebook for lots more photos of completed pieces and works in progress.


Reese and Dunlap featured speakers at investment conference

Gary Reese and Kathi Dunlap were recently invited as featured speakers at the cfd Investments Spring Conference in Kokomo, Indiana. 

Cfd Investments is an independent Broker/Dealer with over 165 registered representatives.

Gary Reese owns Faith Investment Services at 101 N. Main Street, Suite B (rear), Bluffton, and has been in business independently since 2003. 

Kathi Dunlap has been serving the firm since 2008 as business consultant and registered assistant.


Two fairy garden workshops at New Leaf, Ada, June 22

Space limited, call today for your spot

New Leaf Garden Center, Ada, offers fairy garden workshops, this month, according to Laurie Laird.

Two are planned in Ada. They are Saturday, June 29, at 10 a.m. and again 1 p.m. at the Ada New Leaf, 0395 State Route 235.

“Bring your own pot or container or purchase one of ours,” said Laird. “We provide soil. Purchase whatever plants and accessories you wish. Adults and children are welcome. We ask that children be accompanied by an adult.”

Space is limited and persons interested in attending should call New Leaf to reserve a spot in one of the workshops.


Northwest Physical Therapy offers Astym treatment

Northwest Physical Therapy, located inside Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, has a clinician on staff who is now certified in Astym treatment, a new therapy developed to target the cause of the pain rather than just the symptoms, according to Dan Settlage.  

"Astym treatment is unmatched in its ability to resolve tendinopathies, plantar fasciitis, tennis elbow, Achilles and patellar tendonitis, scar tissue problems, and other soft tissue dysfunctions,” said Settlage.