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December 10, 2016

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Letter: Writer concerned about Ohio "heartbeat bill"

Dear Governor Kasich:

I understand you are considering the “heartbeat bill” which would ban abortions in the State of Ohio after 6-8 weeks, or when an embryo’s heartbeat can be detected.

I have learned that an embryo’s heartbeat can be heard only with ultrasound equipment or a fetal Doppler, both available from an obstetrician. A pregnant woman can use a stethoscope, but only much later (18-20 weeks) in a pregnancy.

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Letter: Thanks to all involved in "Holly Follies"

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We want to thank everyone involved with the "Holly Follies." We would like to thank the people selling tickets at the door, the people backstage, all of the performers, Greg Denecker, custodians and especially the audience.

Everyone gave up family time to put this show together. It was a great success! Thanks again everyone.

The Holly Follies Committee,
Pat Rodabaugh
Jeanie Ream
Terry Mullenhour

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Letter: Thanks to all who helped make Beaverdam Memorial possible

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The Breaverdam Memorial Committee would like to thank everyone who helped make our memorial and its dedication possible. The outpoouring of support from the Beaverdam-Bluffton area has  been unbelievable!

The American Legion Post 382 ceremony and the over 400 people attending made this dedication an outstanding event. Thank you again for your support.

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Letter: We have ODOT's eyes and ears right now

Perfect time to voice your concerns about pedestrians and driver safety at Main and College

Dear Bluffton friends, neighbors, and business owners:

We have ODOT's eyes and ears right now. Please email Kirk Slusher at kirk.slusher@dot.state.oh.us. or call (419) 999-6804 (closed on Columbus Day) about the dangerous conditions at Main St. and College Ave.

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Letter: United Way says still time to buy 50/50 tickets; campaign at 99.9%

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The United Way of Bluffton, Beaverdam, and Richland Township would like to thank everyone who has purchased 50/50 tickets.

The prize money is $208. If you would still like to purchase 50/50 tickets you can still do so this coming Saturday, July 23, and Saturday, July 30, at the Farmers' Market in Bluffton.

Or you can contact the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, BFR, or Bluffton Child Development Center for tickets. The drawing is scheduled for Saturday, July 30.

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Letter: Volunteers helped make Festival of Wheels a great success

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On Friday afternoon, June 17,  the Bluffton Lions Club put on the 49th Festival of Wheels and Cruise-in. We strive to make it a better show each year. It takes a lot of volunteers to make it a success.

The weather has a lot to do with it, but the volunteers are the main factor. The Bluffton Lions are very grateful to all the following people who helped with our Festival of Wheels.

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Letter: SHANNON Service Club recognizes Main Street flag donors

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The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club of Bluffton, in conjunction with the Village
of Bluffton, the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Bluffton American
Legion, says thank you to the many businesses and individuals who helped to
sponsor the 2016 Main Street flag project The cooperation among so many
people who helped this project in so many ways is truly inspiring. And the
stories behind the people who are honored and memorialized are heartwarming.

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Letter: BFR says thanks  for your shoes!

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Bluffton Family Recreation would like to thank everyone who donated their old shoes for our fundraiser.  We collected over 5,400 pairs of shoes that are now being refurbished and are on their way to people who can use them all over the world.

The money you helped us raise is helping to maintain the BFR building and purchase new equipment. We would like to especially thank Sharon Calvelage and Jerry Burkholder for all the shoes they contributed and also our BFR volunteers for making this fundraiser a success.

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Letter: What is Relay for Life?

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What is Relay for Life?

Relay for Life is an organized overnight event for the community. It is for individuals, teams, families and survivors. Teams walk overnight to help raise money and support for American cancer.

Thru the night there will be a survivor meal followed by the survivor first lap. We have food, games for children, entertainment, pie, silent and chair auctions 5K glow run. It is a very community and family environment.

What makes relay special?

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