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World Elder Awareness Day June 15

Elder Victim Ministry offers tips to stay safe

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Tuesday, June 15. 

Elder Victim Ministry, a program of Crime Victim Services, will provide Put up Your Guard against Scams packets in area agencies serving the elder population. The program is funded by a Cares Act grant.     

The packets include a grocery bag, pen, notepad and a scam tips card to place by the phone or refrigerator. 

Swim lesson sign-up underway

Three summer sessions beginning June 21 at Bluffton pool

Bluffton swimming pool swim lesson sign-ups are underway. Here’s what you need to know:
Session 1 – June 21-July 2
Session 2 – July 5-July 15
Session 3 – July 19-July 30

Lessons take place from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays are makeup days. Contact the pool for registration.

Cost is $35 per child for families with swim passes or $45 per child for families without swim passes.

Ride to Remember - it's back in the saddle again!

7th annual bike ride is Saturday, July 10

Bluffton’s 7th annual Ride to Remember is “back in the saddle again.”

After a one-year virtual ride, this year’s event returns with an in-person ride on Saturday, July 10, or an independent ride on a biker’s own time and location, according to Ron Headings, Ride chair.

Start and finish is at Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton. Click here for the Ride's website.


So, you think you know Bluffton? The answer

So, you think you know Bluffton? These steps are go from the parking lot to Marsh Run in the Buckeye park - Main Street side.

Chamber's Friday program features Ride to Remember

This year's bike event returns in person with the theme "Back in the saddle again!"

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will Zoom on Friday morning (June 11) to the topic of July’s Ride to Remember, according to Paula Scott, chamber CEO.

Members may join the teleconference at 7:20 a.m. by phone or video link. RSVP to blufftonchamber@gmail.com to attend.

Ron Headings, the bike ride chair, will lead a discussion on this year’s ride, scheduled for Saturday, July 10.

This is the 7th year for the ride. Last year’s event was virtual, making this year’s appropriate ride theme “Back in the saddle again!”

Wheels returns to Main Street June 18

Registration underway for annual Lions Club show

After a one-year cancellation, Bluffton Festival of Wheels returns later this month.

Vehicle registration for the 53rd annual Bluffton Festival of Wheels is underway according to Dan Diller, festival director. The show is sponsored by the Bluffton Lions Club.

- Printer-friendly registration form attached below -

This year’s festival is Friday, June 18, in downtown Bluffton. Registration is from 2 to 5 p.m. rain or shine. Vehicle judging is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Trophies will be awarded at 7:30 p.m.