Swaisgood assumes Chief Development Officer of BV Health Foundation
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 15, 2017 - 11:34am
Blanchard Valley Health System recently made several key management changes in order to focus on organization-wide, strategic initiatives.
Linda DeArment was named the Director of Physician Services and Recruitment. DeArment will oversee all provider recruiting activities and the Medical Staff Office. Prior to accepting this position, Linda served as the Chief Development Officer of the Blanchard Valley Health Foundation for nearly 10 years.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 13, 2017 - 2:46pm
Who will it be?
The Bluffton Lions Club seeks nominees for the 2016 citizen of the year.
The award was established in 1981. It honors a person, couple or someone representing a group who has selflessly given time, effort and talent for the benefit of those in the Bluffton area and whose dedication and achievements have profoundly improved the quality of life of the people of the area.
The nominee may be living or deceased (within the last year). The winner will be honored at a banquet later this spring
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 9, 2017 - 10:20am
The Allen County spelling bee is Saturday, Feb. 18, at Ohio State University-Lima. Bluffton middle school's spelling bee winner, Nicole Boyle, seventh grader, represents Bluffton. Her alternate is Elizabeth Bourassa, eighth grader. Bluffton's spelling be was in December.
He attends both Bluffton University and the University of Findlay in post-secondary
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 7, 2017 - 5:20pm
January's Bluffton High School student of the month is Christopher Harnish, a junior.
Christopher is treasurer of the Junior class, and is a member of Show Choir, the Academic Team, Spanish Club, Math Club and Running Club. He is also a member of the track team and the soccer team. He was named to the NWC second team for soccer this year.
He has received academic awards from his teachers in World History, Spanish I, Spanish III, Algebra II, Advanced Math, Science 9 and English 9.
In his spare time he enjoys learning to play the guitar.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 6, 2017 - 3:29pm
Meet Tabbi Geiger, a Bluffton High School junior, and the Icon's student artist of the month.
Tabbi has already taken Art One, Design One and Design Two, according to her art teacher, Vicki Garmon.
After high school her plans are to try to get into Texas A&M in Galveston. "I want to pursue the career of a marine biologist," she said.
"I enjoy art because it is a good stress reliever. I also love to see my creations in the end because I never know how they will turn out but it always shows what I am feeling. It just comes natural to me," adds Tabbi.
Posted by Fred Steiner on February 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
How’s your backyard tree house?
Bluffton builder Cory Pinks went out on a limb to fix a tree house in Findlay. Next thing you know, he’s featured on Treehouse Masters, on cable, shown on the Animal Planet Network tonight (Friday, Feb. 3) at 10 p.m.
Pinks, of CPC Contracting, Bluffton, and Richard Watkins of 1st Class Siding, Harrod, were selected from 871 entries to create a complete, top-to-bottom, renovation of an old tree house in Findlay.