Posted by Fred Steiner on October 20, 2016 - 12:15pm
Lynda Best of the village cultural affairs committee invites anyone from the community to help setting up the Ream holiday folk art display on the Presbyterian Church lawn.
"We are getting ready to set up the Blaze and could use some help," she said. "The lights go up on the Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the display is set up on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m."
Lunch will be provided to volunteers.
"We can use the help very much if someone can only give us a couple hours we would appreciate it," she said. Contac Best 419-296-2790.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 20, 2016 - 9:52am
It was the sound of three “booms” and then the lights went out, at approximately 9 a.m.
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A center section of Bluffton is without electrical power this morning. The outage covers the area between Main, Grove, Lawn and Elm. The two largest areas affected are all businesses on the west side of Main Street and the Bluffton elementary, middle and high school.
The stoplight at the intersection of Main and Cherry is also out of power.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on October 20, 2016 - 6:00am
The annual meeting of the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership (BRWP) is Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Hancock Ag. Center, 7868 County Road 140, Findlay.
A continental breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. with the meeting portion starting at 7:30 a.m. The meeting will conclude by 9 a.m. A RSVP is required for breakfast only; please respond to email@example.com or call Phil Martin, Watershed Coordinator at 419.422.6487.
Robotic surgery to be offered as part of the Women’s Center of Bluffton Hospital
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 18, 2016 - 3:43pm
Bluffton Hospital invites community members to experience a demonstration of the da Vinci Surgical Robot and learn about the new Women’s Center of Bluffton Hospital on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Bluffton Middle School Cafetorium.
The event will begin with an introduction and overview of the Women’s Center of Bluffton Hospital presented by Chief Administrative Officer Chris Keller.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 18, 2016 - 9:53am
The Garau Street main entrance to Bluffton Hospital is officially history.
This month the hospital announced that all patients, except those receiving physical therapy, should now enter through the Emergency Department entrance. The Garau Street entrance should only be used for those with physical therapy appointments.
The move is part of the addition of The Women's Center at Bluffton Hospital.
Bluffton Hospital was constructed in 1937 and has had a Garau Street street main entrance since its construction.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 13, 2016 - 3:18pm
Bridge Home Health & Hospice, a non-profit organization providing home health care and hospice services, will offer training for prospective volunteers for two consecutive Saturdays - Saturday, Oct. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital, 139 Garau St.
Courses will cover the basic principles of hospice, understanding the needs of patients and their families, effective communication, patient care, pain and symptom management, spiritual care giving and understanding grief and loss.