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June 24, 2018

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BFR T-ball registration remains open

But not for long, games start in early July

There's still time to sign-up youth for Bluffton Family Recreation summer T-Ball, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

T-ball is open to youth ages 5, 6 and 7. Games are played at 6 and 7 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Bluffton village park from July 10 to Aug. 9. The cost per player is $30 for BFR members and $60 for non-members. The registration includes a t-shirt.

You may register online at www.bfronline.com or call BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, at 419-358-4150 to register or for more details.

It's Lucas Cherry and this Facebook post is approaching 3,000 reaches

The Icon announces a new Facebook record.

We promised him 750 Facebook reaches within 48 hours. The total as of 9:43 a.m. June 21 is 2,696. It's still growing.

The Icon spotted Bluffton High School 1999 graduate Lucas Cherry downtown Bluffton during the Shirley's Popcorn birthday party. Snapped this photo and then challenged Icon viewers to ID this guy and offer a comment or two.

We promised some Shannon Theatre passes to what we judged as the best comments.

First,  a question. Can someone explain the Edgar Fabian reference?


Here's the latest from Beaverdam Bunch 4-H Club

By Mallory Hardesty, Reporter

During the Beaverdam Bunch 4-H Club meeting on June 18th demonstrations were given by Ella Krupp, Roselove Jebsen, Ethan Leiber, Amber Boop, Jessica Boop, Greta Kauffman, Caitlyn Zimmerman, and Buddy Thebeau. A safety talk was also given by Nathan Hardesty about fire safety.

July 1st is the deadline to get fair entries in if anyone hasn’t gotten those in yet.

If anyone would like to donate any pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House our next meeting will be June 25th at 7:00pm at Bluffton Middle School.


National Night Out Aug. 7

Mark your calendar for National Night Out in Bluffton. It's Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool. Plans are underway, Watch the Icon for complete details. Free admission to the swimming pool is part of the program.

A community fireworks display sponsored by the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce concludes the event.


Relay for Hope is Friday at BFR

Here's this year's schedule

Bluffton's Relay for Hope takes place at Bluffton Family Recreation Friday, June 22, from  4 p.m. to midnight with the theme “Hope, Love, Believe, Walk for a Cure,” according to Lynda Best, chair of the event.

July 25 next chamber business after hours

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce's next business after hours takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, according to Paula Scott, chamber CEO.

The event is hosted and sponsored by Southgate Lanes, 9700 Dixie Highway, where it will take place.

This will be a casual gathering with no formal program. Meet and mingle with others from area businesses and organizations.

Courtesy of Southgate Lanes, there will be a free taco bar and music.