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January 20, 2018

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15 minutes with Tanya Augsburger

In grade school, I wanted to be a veterinarian or an archaeologist - like a female Indiana Jones

15 minutes with Tanya Augsburger,
Bluffton Public Library staff member

What's your position at the library?
I'm the Adult Services Coordinator.

How long have you been on the library staff?
Five years.

What is the most frequent question you are asked at the library?
Most recently, it has been, “Where are the DVD’s?” We have been moving materials around to make better use of space and to more logically organize the library – you should come check it out.

Preschool Playtime Jan. 29 at Trinity Lutheran School

A Preschool Playtime for youngsters takes place from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 29, at Trinity Lutheran Scvhool, 105 Allen St., Jenera. 

The open gym activities include balls to play with, ride-on toys, mats to crawl/roll around on, a mini trampoline, infant toys and lots of space to run around and play. 

This event is free for children ages 0-5 years old with their care-givers.  More information can be found by calling 419-326-4685 or by emailing jeternick@tlcjenera.org


Icon asks for civic organization updates

Bluffton Icon is updating its civic organization list, now posted on the Icon classified page.

The free listing includes Bluffton organizations, contact persons, a link to a organization website or Facebook, phone number and e-mail address.

Viewers are asked to submit updates to any of these organization by e-mailing info@blufftonicon.com.

The Icon welcomes organizations not listed to submit their organization information.

Dennis Morrison receives Melvin Jones Lions Award

Dennis Morrison received the Melvin Jones Award during the December Bluffton Lions Club Christmas dinner meeting.

This is the highest award presented to club members. It is presented to a member who has shown exemplary service and dedication to the club, the community and to Lions overall. The award is named for its founder, Melvin Jones.

Several additional member awards, recognitions and club activities are listed in the current club newsletter attached at the bottom of this story.


Studio Silhouette owner shares her business story Thursday

Part of BCE's Talk Back series at Twisted Whisk

Rachel Davis, owner of Studio Silhouette, 103 N. Main St., Bluffton, will share her story about how she started a business in her home and eventually made the leap to a Main Street storefront.

She is this week’s featured speaker in Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Talk Back series. The free session is from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18, at Twisted Whisk Café, Main Street.

BFR invites you to a coffee walk

Every Thursday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The coffee is on at Bluffton Family Recreation.

Amy Byers, BFR sports coordinator, invites Icon viewers to drop in at BFR on Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

That’s when Coffee Walks take place. The coffee and walks are free to BFR members and track pass holders. Twisted Whisk Café sponsors the coffee.

Coffee walks take place each Thursday through the end of March.  And, there more than just free coffee at BFR this winter. Check out the adult winter fitness class schedule attached at the bottom of this story.