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Letters: Here's our first batch of letters to Santa

The Icon, Bluffton Post Office and Bluffton Senior Citizens Center play Santa this month. 

Letters delivered in the special mail box in the Bluffton Post Office lobby will be posted on The Icon. When letters include a mailing address, elves from the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center will write and mail an response to the youngster.

Here's the first batch of letters received.

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Letter: I congratulate Ebenezer Mennonite for its world evangelism priority

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With great interest I read in the Ebenezer Mennonite church bulletin (now called, Ebenezer Emissary) that the Ebenezer Church in its recent Missionary Conference surpassed the $250,000 goal for the 2014 Missionary Budget by $5,000.

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Letter: Bluffton kindergarteners need a Girl Scout leader

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Last week the Bluffton Girl Scouts enjoyed a “Christmas Camp” overnight at Woodhaven Program Center. The girls spent time roasting their supper over an open fire, doing crafts, games and campfire songs, and even dancing to some Christmas Zumba tunes.

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Letter: We object to the use of violence as a solution in Syria

Bluffton, OH; Saturday, September 7, 12:00 noon the public gathered at St. Mary's Catholic Church for a time of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria. People of all backgrounds and faiths came together to fast and pray for the people of Syria. Forty citizens signed the following letter.

We object to the use of violence as a solution in Syria for the following reasons

1. In a military strike, it is likely that Assad would be absolutely the last person in the country to get hurt.

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Letter: University cheerleaders say thanks to Barb McClurg

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The Bluffton University cheerleaders would like to thank Barb McClurg for gracioulsy preparing our uniforms for this football season! We greatly appreciate your kindness.

Bluffton University cheerleading squad
Nicole Fairburn
Cheerleading Captain
Admissions Intern
Student Ambassador
PALS Event Coordinator

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Letter to the Editor: Thank you Bluffton and Ada sponsors

The Ohio Xtreme 12U Fastpitch Softball Team would like to thank the following businesses/individuals for their donation which helped the team with expenses to play in the USSSA World Series in Orlando FL in July:

Bluffton:

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Letter: Wheels Festival doesn't just happen - it takes volunteers and sponsors

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On Friday afternoon, June 14th 2013 the Bluffton Lions Club put on the 46th Festival of Wheels and Cruise-in. We strive to make it a better show each year.

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Letter: Concerning dumping unwanted cats and kittens

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To those who insist on dumping their unwanted kittens and cats out here in the country, thank you, the dogs out here think they are declicious.

Lynn Miller

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Letter: Relay for Life entertainers, we can't thank you enough

 

Dear Relay for Life Entertainment,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the wonderful people who gave up their precious time to entertain the people at the Relay for Life 2013. 

Jim Hights and the band, Wendy Chappelll-Dick and Family, Breanna Boecher and the Health Trend  gymnastic group, Sue Sheehan from BFR ,  Kathy Boehm, Bethel Church,  The Cloggers  Nick Nolan and the DJ .

A special thanks to all the teams who did their part of the entertainment. Making Strides(Polish), you were a wonderful team to be a member of.

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Letter: AEP offers potential power outage tips

Dear AEP Ohio Customer:

The National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio, is predicting a Hazardous Weather Outlook for several counties in Ohio on Wednesday, June 12. This threat includes the potential for heavy rainfall, large hail, damaging winds and possibly isolated tornadoes. It is anticipated that this storm system will enter the area late this afternoon and early evening.

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