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Weekend doctor: Dangers of E-Cigarettes

By Angel Mercer, licensed social worker, tobacco treatment specialist
The Armes Family Cancer Care Center, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System
Media reports have recently warned consumers to stop using e-cigarettes immediately. Many people are experiencing illness linked to e-cigarettes, including death. What are e-cigarettes? What are you exposing to your body? What is being done to stop this epidemic?

Cairo UMC smorgasbord on Nov. 2

Cairo United Methodist Church holds a Smorgasbord fundraising meal on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 210 West Main Street, Cairo.

The menu is swiss steak or turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, noodles, green beans, salads and choice of desserts.

Tickets are $8 for adults, children (ages 6-12) $4 and 5 and under's are free. Carry-out meals are available.

For more information, contact the church at 419-641-3401.


University soccer: Women win, men lose

The Bluffton University women's soccer team welcomed Earlham College to the Sears Athletic Complex on a cold and windy Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The Beavers secured a tight 2-1 victory over the Quakers. Bluffton improved to 5-8 (2-2 HCAC) on the season, while Earlham dropped to 7-6 (0-4 HCAC).

Beavers stop Lions

The Bluffton University volleyball team welcomed Mount St. Joseph to Copeland Court on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The Beavers were able to hold off the Lions for a four-set (30-28, 25-23, 21-25, 25-14) victory. Bluffton improved to 5-18 (1-3 HCAC) on the season while Mount St. Joseph fell to 12-9 (1-3 HCAC).

Let's all start growing beards

That's what the Bluffton male police officers will do in November

Bluffton male police officers, along with several other village employees decided to quit shaving in November.

Instead they will participate in a nationwide No-Shave November fund-raiser.

According to www.no-shave.org: “The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free.

Letter: Thanks to all the donors to BCDC playground fund

Icon viewers:
Bluffton Child Development Center has a giant thank you to all community members who have contributed in one way or another to raising the money for the purchase of Phase One of our playground!

Some of these donators had direct-deposited cash, some gave items to raffle off, and some were participants in the raffles.

The people that have donated include those listed above.