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September 21, 2017


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First National Bank recipient of Large Business of the Year award

Given by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

The Ottawa Chamber of Commerce recognized First National Bank as recipient of the Large Business of the Year Award in Feburary, according to Todd Mason, FNB president and chief executive officer.


TrueValue Family Hardware's Bargains of the Month encourages you to work outside

Jeff Kantner of Family TrueValue Hardware, Bluffton, announces the store’s Bargains of the Month for March.

• Turf Builder with Halts crabgrass preventer, 5,000 square feet, $21.99
• 6-cubic-foot True Temper steel wheelbarrow, $49.99
• Roundup gallon extended control weed and grass killer, $19.99
• Wild bird seed – your choice 20-lb wild bird seed or 10-lb sunflower bird seed, $4.99

Family TrueValue Hardware
109 N. Main St.
Hours: Mondays to Saturdays
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


New sign at Natural Healing Massage and Reiki Center - now you can't miss it

There’s a new sign above the entrance to Natural Healing Massage and Reiki Center.

The business, owned by Dyanne Gregg, LMT and Reiki Master Teacher, is located in the Tommy Tire Plaza, Suite D, 142 E. Jefferson St.

Natural Healing Massage and Reiki Center accepts appointments at 419-358-0766.


Steph's Hairy Business has new phone number

Certified pet groomer

Steph's Hairy Business, 9111 Bucher Road, Rockport, has a new business phone number, according to Stephanie Davis, owner.

The new number is 419-204-2718. Davis, a certified pet groomer, specializes in small dogs, mixed breeds, bichon frise, poodles, maltse, shih tzu and terriers.

She offers full grooms, hand scissoring, nail and ear care and flea-bathing.



$50 off any set of 4 tires from Tommy Tires

Offer good until March 17

Tommy Tire, 319 N. Main St., Bluffton will give customers $50 off the purchase of any set of four passenger or light truck tires now through March 17, according to Tom Dotson.

Tell them you saw the offer in the Icon.

Tommy Tires
319 N. Main St.


In the 1870s Bluffton had needs for a water pump business

It was located on Cherry Street

Note: The Icon acquired a manuscript titled “A Brief History of Bluffton’s Industrial Developments.” This publication was prepared by the classes in Marketing and Small Business Administration from Bluffton College, under the director of Dr. Howard Raid. Publication date is May 1959. We’ve updated some current addresses so viewers may identify locations.

Philip Wilch
Maker of Water Pumps


If you see it on Pinterest or HGTV Diller's has it

Still time to get those indoor remodeling projects done

Did you know that if you see it on Pinterest or HGTV Diller's Flooring and Interior, 119 N. Main St., Bluffton, has it!

Dan Diller said that there's still time to get get those indoor remodeling projects done. Dillers has ceramic tile and hardwood for all indoor remodeling projects.

Hours are:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays
9 a.m. to noon Saturdays


Check out Stratton Auto Group's winter tire special

Stratton Auto Group, 220 N. Main St., Bluffton, continues its tire special underway this winter, according to Christian Gomes.

When purchasing four new tires, mention that you saw this offer on the Bluffton Icon. When you mention the ad you'll receive $60 off the set of four. Call 419-358-0303 for an appointment.

Stratton Auto Group
220 N. Main St.
Repair Center - 419-358-0303


Reese in Creative Financial Design investsments top 25 in 2016

Gary Reese of Faith Investment Services, Bluffton, was named among the top 25 financial advisers at Creative Financial Designs (cfd) investments in 2016.

He qualified for 2017 Presidential Advisers Group for the third year in a row. Reese was also named as December Adviser of the Month with the investment group.

cfd investments is a registered broker/dealer based in Kokomo, Ind., and is the back-office support for Reese's work at Faith Investment Services.

Faith Investment Services has been in business since 2003 and is located at 122 N. Main St., Bluffton.


20% off your next pedicure at Polished

When you take a friend with you

Polished Nail and Body Salon, 417 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a 20 percent offer now through March 31.

Here's how it works:

Schedule a pedicure with a friend and receive 20 percent off. Mention you saw this offer on the Icon, or print the coupon below and take it in with you.

Polished offers manicures, pedicures, shellac mnicures, acrylic naiils, body waxing, facials, tanning reflexology, aroma touch and women's clothing.

For an appointment phone: 419-358-0001.