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January 27, 2015


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Letter: AEP Ohio warns of phone shutoff scam

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We are warning all of our customers of a payment scam being conducted via phone in various areas of our service territory. We continue to hear reports that customers are receiving calls threatening to shut off their power if they don't make an immediate payment over the phone with a money card. This is a scam and people are using our name illegally. The people making these calls are not from AEP Ohio.


Letter: Thank you to everyone who may National Night Out possible

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The Bluffton and Pandora Police Departments would like to thank all of those that came out and supported our National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 5th.  It was a fun night for all involved and a pleasure spending the evening with people from the local communities. 

We would also like to thank all of the businesses and other groups that supported the event through monetary, food donation, and volunteer help.  Without your assistance none of this would have been possible and we would like to acknowledge each of you that helped. 


Letter: American Legion thanks its golf tournament sponsors

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The American Legion Post 382 Bluffton, would like to Thank all of our sponsors for their generous donations for our 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Without donors such as those listed below The Bluffton American Legion Post 382 would not be able to support our charities.


Letter: Thanks to 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 2014 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.


Letter: Thanks for helping us with our Wheels festival

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On Friday afternoon, June 13th 2014 the Bluffton Lions Club put on the 47th 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.


Letter: Thanks to Relay entertainment

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I want to thank all the persons who entertained us at the 2014 Relay for Life. The persons who met teach month through out the year deserve a huge praise. Linda Best, Jerry, John,Kathy and Don, Diiane, Nick, Sherry, Sheree Joan Chase Bank, and Carol. Thank you seems so small but you are angels on earth!

Edna Conkling


Letter: Police Department planning National Night Out Aug. 5


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The Bluffton Police Department, in conjunction with the Pandora Police Department, is planning on holding their 1st annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday August 5, 2014. The Bluffton, Beaverdam, and Pandora Fire and EMS Departments have also been invited to participate in this event. The Bluffton, Pandora, and Beaverdam communities are all invited to attend.


Letter: Thanks for making our book sale a success

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The Friends of the Library would like to thank the Bluffton community for making our recent book sale a success.

Thanks to those who purchased books and those who donated books. All money earned goes to support library programs and needs. We are always glad to receive current books (published in 2000 or later). Thanks again, Bluffton.


Letter: Thanks for your support on school levy

On behalf of the Bluffton Schools Board of Education and the levy committee, I would like to thank you for your support of our levy on Tuesday, May 6.  As always, we at Bluffton Schools will continue to work hard to give our students an excellent education while remaining conscientious of the finances of the district.  We are very proud of our school and the community that supports it.  Thank you, again, for all you do for our district!


Greg Denecker
Superintendent, Bluffton Schools


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Bluffton Schools will be asking for a renewal of the existing levy.  This is a five year fixed-amount emergency levy.