Meet CHRS MSN. The Icon spotted this plate on a red Chrysler 300 S in the Mennonite Memorial Home parking lot in Bluffton. It has a Hancock County sticker. If Chris is viewing this, please tell us the meaning of this plate.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 19, 2012 - 8:28am
The Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group meets the second Monday of every month 6:30- 8 p.m. at St. Andrew United Methodist Church at 120 West Sandusky Street in Findlay. For more information contact Linda Pollitz at 419 227-9700 or Tracy Steele at 419 889-3448.
The caregiver group is through the Alzheimer's Association.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 11, 2012 - 8:45am
Serono, maker of the Multiple Sclerosis drug Rebif, hosted a meeting Friday evening
in the Bluffton, for persons in the area with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). A talk and power point program were presented.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 26, 2012 - 8:16pm
Bluffton's Relay for Life will hold the first meeting for the 2013 season. The meeting combines committee and teams and takes place from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, in the third floor of the town hall, according to Adam Blevins.
He said, "We have some exciting things to begin talking about and hope to see you there. We'll also introduce you to Jesse Purcell who will be your new staff partner for the 2013 Relay For Life. Snacks will be provided."
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 24, 2012 - 10:32pm
Jeff and Sandra Schroll, of Bluffton, announce the engagement of their daughter Kaitlin, to Bradley Barrett, the son of Larry and Sheila Barrett, of Columbus Grove.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Bluffton High School and the University of Northwestern Ohio. She is employed by Citizens National Bank in Bluffton. Her fiance is also a graduate of Bluffton High School. He is employed by Grob Systems in Bluffton.
The couple will exchange vows Oct. 6, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, in Bluffton.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 24, 2012 - 12:29pm
We receive requests from all directions time to time. Here are two recent requests and we hope Icon viewers can provide some answers.
Seeking "History of Beaverdam"
Searching for a book called the History of Beaverdam. The book was written in the late 1970s as Bluffton Elementary English class project. The teacher was . Almira Downey. I am looking for an original, but a photo copy of the book would be fine. Mrs. Downey lost her copy during a move and would like a copy for her collection. Please call 419-235-2230. - From Clair Zeits
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 18, 2012 - 10:18pm
Allen County Children Services has been awarded funding for two adoption
recruitment specialists from Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program. WWK is a
signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
The foundation awards grants to public and private adoption agencies to hire adoption
professionals who implement proactive, child focused recruitment programs
targeted exclusively on moving the longest waiting children from foster care
into adoptive families.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 13, 2012 - 9:59pm
Doug Luginbill will provide a tour of the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Green Houses during the Oct. 2 Bluffton Lions Club meeting. On Oct. 16 Dick Ramseyer will give club members an update of this year's Corvette raffle project.
For a copy of the Lions Club September newsletter open the attachment at the bottom of this story.
Posted by Fred Steiner on September 13, 2012 - 1:45pm
John Christopher Sylak and Emily Jane Glassman will be married at 3 p.m.,Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, Calif. The wedding will be officiated by the couple's close friend, Johannah Murphy. The couple will honeymoon in Maui.
John is the son of Philip and Lois Sylak of Bluffton, and a 2004 graduate of Bluffon High School. Emily is the daughter of Steven and Miriam Glassman of Framingham, Mass., and a 2005 graduate of the Cambridge School of Weston.