Posted by Fred Steiner on February 6, 2013 - 9:02pm
The Icon welcomes Rachel Stutzman as a new columnist and blogger. She writes a blog titled "Small Town, Big World." It will begin to appear regularly on The Icon. Here's a link to her blog and here's her first contribution.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 30, 2013 - 4:39pm
So, you think you know Bluffton pretty well? Okay, where would you find the item in the photograph? We'll give you one hint: Tom Benroth knows the answer and visits this location probably every day of the week.
For a real interesting story, ask him for the combination.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 23, 2013 - 8:31pm
You can't have a Super Bowl without Ada, Ohio. But you already know that. The 2013 Super Bowl footballs, made at the Wilson football factory in Ada, are already created and shipped – and there are lots of them.
According to officials at the Ada Wilson factory, 54 balls were shipped to the Baltimore Ravens and 54 to the San Francisco 49ers. Those will be used for pre-Super Bowl practice.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 22, 2013 - 4:56pm
Check out the tiger at BFR. Courtnee Morris is adding a jungle and ocean full of animals to fill out the walls fo the child care room at BFR Sports and Fitness. The room-size mural is nearly complete. Here's a close up of the tiger in the room.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 18, 2013 - 8:33am
Because The Icon is a small business, we are a member of Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs. BCE has its own website and facebook. We encourage Icon viewers interested in becoming entrepreneurs or who own small businesses to check out the BCE sites.
One of the recent additionals to the site is a column from SCORE. It's called "Seven Ways to control chaos in your small business."
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 8, 2013 - 11:02am
As many of our readers know, Gordon Diller has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma and is currently hospitalized at the James Cancer Center, Columbus. Gordon and Jodi are grateful for the many prayers, caring thoughts and gestures extended to them by the community.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 7, 2013 - 3:10pm
Bradley Smith won this year's Icon football college bowl contest. Smith correctly picked 19 winners. Six contestants were one win behind the winner. The Icon will hold a Super Bowl contest coming coon.