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July 23, 2019

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Peanut brittle season underway

November is a busy month for the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center. Here is a list of several of the events:

o The Center will offer a free blood pressure clinic from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 4. A nurse from AmeriCare will assist in the clinic.

o At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, is the first Tuesday Night Dance of the winter. Please note the time change: from 6 to 8 p.m. doors open at 5:30 p.m.


Antique show and tell Nov. 9 at Senior Center

Ann Stratton will provide an antique show and tell program during the November Bluffton Senior Citizens dinner meeting. Persons interested in having antiques appraised should sign-up at the Center prior to the dinner.

The event is at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, at the Senior Citizens Center on North Main Street. Alice Wingate, who will be 90 in November, will receive a life membership during the meeting.


Last chance for art auction tickets

Phil Sugden painting


The deadline for reservations for the art auction hosted by Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs (BCE) is Friday, Oct. 30. To purchase tickets, RSVP to John Bauer at 419-358-6400 or email john.bauer@blufftonentrepreneurs.com.


Still time to enter Blaze parade

The Blaze of Lights committee invites local organizations, businesses, families or individuals to consider entering the Blaze of Lights parade.

The parade forms at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, at The Centre parking lot, 601 N. Main St. The parade starts at 5 p.m. The parade route goes from The Centre to College Avenue.

Persons interested in entering should contact Junior Weihrauch, parade chairperosn, 20791 State Route 68, Arlington, Ohio 45814. His phone number is 419-365-5304.


Blaze committee seeks auction items

The Bluffton Blaze of Lights committee is seeking auction items for its 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20, Blaze fundraiser.

Businesses, organizations and individuals are invited to submit items for the auction. Persons may contact Elaine Harris or Fred Steiner for details or auction deliveries.

This year's Blaze auction is open to the public at The Centre, 601 N. Main St.


Weather summary Oct. 20-26

The Icon is happy to add the weather services of Guy Verhoff as a feature. Here are the daily maximum temperatures, minimum temperatures and precipitation recorded from Pandora.

Weather summary from Oct. 20