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September 17, 2019

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Bike rodeo at Buckeye Saturday AM

Bluffton police department, Bike Crazy and Bluffton Pediatrics will host a bike rodeo for youth this weekend.

The rodeo, open to youth kindergarten through fourth grade, takes place from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 30, at the Buckeye park.

Free helmets will be provided to youth who do not have them. Watch the Icon for more details.


Native American flutist to perform April 13

The public is invited to hear Native American flute music at the Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. on the third floor of the Bluffton Town Hall. Performer Janice Trytten (Sunflower) is a Native flute player and as a professional horn player in the Cincinnati area.


Workshop focus about health care in retirement

RSVP to attend this Sept. 29 event

There is a lot of talk about saving enough money by the time of retirement to continue the lifestyle you know.

What is discussed far less is the need for health care in retirement and the costs that come with it. First National Bank will host a free Health Care Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 29. The event will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1050 Interstate Drive, Findlay from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 


Francis-Eikenbary wedding announcement

Chase Francis and Brett Eikenbary, both of Bluffton, were married on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Bluffton. Pastor David Plant officiated. The couple celebrated with family and friends in Findlay later that day.

The bride is the daughter of Bob and Vicky Francis of Rawson. She works for Governor John Kasich. The groom is the son of Larry and Valerie EIkenbary of Bluffton. He works for Grob Systems, Inc.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Eikenbarys reside in Bluffton.


Dan and Edna Dalke observe 71st wedding anniversary

Dan and Edna Dalke, Inman, Kan., formerly of Bluffton, will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on Jan. 22. Rev. Dalke is a former pastor of Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

Rev. Dalke provided the following information about the couple's wedding:

"On Jan. 22, one day after the great blizzard of 1943 only one half of the invited and expected guests were able to assemble at the country church for the wedding of Edna Elizabeth Franz and Dan U. Dalke. The church was (still is) 20 miles from the nearest town.


BHS 1970 girls get together Feb. 6 at Tu Pueblo

The Bluffton High School class of 1970 girls will be getting together Thursday, Feb 6, at Tu Pueblo Mexican Restaurant in Bluffton at 6 p.m.