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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



Jim Alt celebrates 90th birthday on Feb. 15

Jim Alt will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 15. He and his wife, Ursula, are parents of Kathy (Chuck) Sehlhorst, Beth (Jim) Yarger, Jeff (Deb) Alt, Jerry (Sheila) Alt, Joe (Tina) Alt,  and Jenny (Jason) Swartzlander Jim as 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.


Jim and Ursula Alt observe wedding anniversary

Jim and Ursula Alt will observe their wedding anniversary this month. The couple was married Feb. 16, 1957, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Bluffton.

Their children and spouses are Kathy and Chuck Sehlhorst, Beth and Jim Yarger, Jeff and Deb Alt, Jerry and Sheila Alt, Joe and Tina Alt, and Jenny and Jason Swartzlander. The Alts have 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.


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.