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October 17, 2017

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Francis - Eikenbary wedding Oct. 26

Bob and Vicky Francis of Rawson, announce the engagement of their daughter, Chase Francis, to Brett Eikenbary. The couple will exchange vows at Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Bluffton on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

The bride-to-be graduated from Cory-Rawson High School in 2000 and from the University of Findlay in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and law & liberal arts followed by earning a master’s in business administration and public administration in 2006.


Bluffton babies born from May 7 through July 2

The following are babies born at Bluffton Hospital from May 7 through July 2:

May 7 - Eden Elizabeth Hagen, daughter of Lorren Welch and Timothy Hagen, 6 pounds and 11 ounces, 19 inches long.

May 9 - Simon James Phillips, son of Carrie and Steve Phillips, 8 pounds and seven ounces, 20 inches long.

May 10- Eimaniegh Chanel Sergent, daughter of Alexandra Guerra and Justin Sergent, 6 pounds and 5 ounces, 20 inches long.


Gardeners of the Bluffton-Pandora Area meet June 4

The Gardeners of Bluffton Pandora Area will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, in the lower level of the Bluffton Public Library. The program title is "What Have They Done To My Food, Ma?"

The program is on industrial agriculture and GMOs. Jon Sommer of The Food Store, will make the presentation.


The presentation is free and open to public.


Perry Bush June 4 Lions Club speaker

The Bluffton Lions Club will meetat noon, Tuesday, June 4, in the Patio Room of Maple Crest. Perry Bush, member of the Bluffton University faculty is the speaker.

He will talk about "Lecturing Down the Dnipro:  A Semester in the Ukraine."  The club will also have installation of the new officers for the coming year of 2013-2014.  


Dennis Morrison tells about metal detecting at April 2 Lions meeting

Dennis Morrison of Bluffton, will give a presentation on “30 years of metal detecting,” during the noon, Tuesday, April 2, Bluffton Lions Club meeting. The meeting is in the Patio Room of Maple Crest.


Gillette's famous sausage rolls on chamber's breakfast menu; meeting topic: "How to have a more attractive lawn than your neighbor this year"

Want to have a lawn and garden more attractive than your neighbor this spring and summer?

Several Bluffton lawn and garden experts will provide tips on how to pull it off during the 7 a.m., Friday, March 8, Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast. The free breakfast takes place in the third floor of the Bluffton town hall. It is open to the public.

Luke’s Bar and Grill is the breakfast provider and breakfast sponsor. Serving starts at 7 a.m. and the program starts at 7:30 a.m.


Babies born at Bluffton Hospital Feb. 9 - March 4

The following are babies born at Bluffton Hospital from Feb. 9 through March 4:

Feb. 9 - Godfrey Rudyard Samuel Bryson McDonnell, son of Bryan and Heather McDonnel, nine pounds and four ounces, 19 and 3/4 inches long.

Feb. 10 - Kylee Jade Arrizola, daughter of Alcario Arrizola and Lisa Stateler, six pounds and four ounces, 19 inches long.

Feb. 11 - Adalyn June Morrison, daughter of Michael and Amand Morrison, five pounds and 12 ounces, 19 inches long.


Bluffton Lions Club February newsletter on the Icon

The Bluffton Lions Club February newsletter is now posted on The Icon for viewers to read. It is an attachment at the bottom of this story.


Food pantrys topic of March 5 Lions meeting

Jamie Crawfis, co-director of the Bluffton Community Assistance food pantry, and Gary Bright, CEO of West Ohio Food Bank, are the guest speakers at the noon, Tuesday, March 5, Bluffton Lions Club meeting. The meeting is in the Patio Room of Maple Crest.



BHS class of 1970s "girls" meet March 7

The "Class of '70 girls" (Bluffton High School graduating class of 1970) will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 7, at Luke's Bar and Grill, according to Jane Schmidt McCullough, of the class.

Persons wanting more information may contact her at: tomjanemc@yahoo.com