April 23, 2014

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Dick Boehr provides history of Bluffton Lions on Feb. 19

The Tuesday, Feb. 19, noon meeting of the Bluffton Lions Club will recognize the club's charter of 79 years.  Lion Dick Boehr will give us a presentation on the history of the Bluffton Lions Club.

The meeting is at noon in the Patio Room of Maple Crest Senior Living Village.


Fundraiser established to assist with medical bills for Ward family

A fundraiser is set up to assist a former Bluffton resident and her husband with medical bills for their son, Jaeden Hines Ward, born with a rare neural tube defect on Jan. 24. The parents of the child are Chad and Penny (Suter) Ward.

The website is www.giveforward.com/jaedenwardfamily all of the information about Jaeden and the family is on the site. 





Babies born at Bluffton Hospital Jan. 8 - Feb. 1

The folliwing is a list of babies born at Bluffton Hospital recently.

Jan. 8 - Zane Scott Zizelman, son of Lindsay and Dustin Zizelman, 7 pounds,  20 inches long.

Jan. 9 - Londyn Fay Brecheisan, daughter of Brandy and Stephen Brecheisen, 8 pounds, 20 and a half inches long.

Jan. 11 - Jonathan Douglas Herrmann, son of Kayla and Doug Herrmann, 8 pounds and 12 ounces, 21 inches long.

Jan. 15 - Margaret Marie Niese, daughter of Lori and Andy Niese, seven pounds 5 ounces, 20 inches long.


Icon viewers may now read the Jan. 25 Bluffton chamber newsletter

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce newsletter of Jan. 25, is now on the Icon. Click  here to view (this will take you to the newsletter posted on the chamber website.


Bluffton Lions Club February newsletter posted on The Icon

The February newsletter of the Bluffton Lions Club is now posted on The Icon. Click on the image below this story to view it.


February Senior Citizens newsletter posted on Icon

The February newsletter from the Bluffton Senior Citizens Association is now posted for Icon viewers. It is found at the bottom of this story.


January elementary school newsletter now on The Icon

What's happening in the Bluffton elementary school this month? The Icon has posted the elementary newsletter. 

It contains updates to school projects, announced delays or scheduled cancellations, reminders on procedures, news, a calendar of events and much more.


Peter Previte speaker at Bluffton Lions on Jan. 22

The next lunchtime meeting of the Bluffton Lions Club will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Maple Crest at noon. 

The featured speaker will be Peter Previte, professor of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University.  He will be speaking on the topic of a “Brief History of the Federal Food/Drug/Cosmetic Act”.  

In additonal business, the meeting will include the induction of some new members.  

If members have not already signed up for lunch, they may do so by emailing lunchforlions@gmail.com


Babes born at Bluffton Hospital Dec. 10 - Jan. 5

Bluffton Hospital and some very happy parents provided the Icon with a list of babies born in the last few weeks.  They are:

Dec. 10 - Harper June Maple, daughter of Jason and Marcy Maple, 21 inches long, 8 pounds and 3 ounces.

Dec. 11 - Amethyst Lynn Thompson, daughter of Amanda Patterson and Donald Thompson, 21 inches long, 10 pounds and 6 ounces.

Dec. 11 - Jase W. Blackburn, son of Jake and Kelli Blackburn, 18 inches long, 6 pounds and 8 ounces.


Civil War historian Jan. 8 Lions speaker

The next meeting of the Bluffton Lions Club will take place Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 12 p.m. at Maple Crest.

This lunchtime meeting will feature Lion Dr. Bob Goulding as the guest speaker.  Dr. Goulding, a Toledo optomitrist, long-time Lion involved with Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation, and civil war history buff will speak on “Johnson’s Island civil war prison”. 

If members wish to reserve a meal, please go to lunchforlions@gmail.com by Wednesday, Jan. 2 to submit a reservation.