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Village of Bluffton

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1 -BLUFFTON TOWN HALL
419-358-2066 - Press 0 for operator
Accounts Payable
Press #
Bluffton Community Swimming Pool
Press 6
EMS chief, non-emergency
Jan Basinger, press 5
Fire Chief, non-emergency
Jon Kinn, press 5
Income Tax Administrator
Rhonda Hohenbrink, press 2
Mayor
Richard Johnson, press 3
Police Chief, non-emergency
Ryan Burkholder, press 4
Police Sergeant, non-emergency
Matt Oglesbee, press 4
Street and Water Department
Press 7
Utilities clerk
Angie Essinger, press 1
Village Administrator
Jesse Blackburn, press 3
Village Fiscal Officer
Kevin Nickel, press 2
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Press 8

Civic Organizations

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AA Open Discussion
7:30 p.m., Mondays, and 11:30 a.m., Saturdays at the English Lutheran Church, 111 Grove St
Al-Anon meetings
7:30 p.m., Mondays, and 11:30 a.m., Saturdays at the English Lutheran Church, 111 Grove St.
Bluffton American Legion Post 382
Dennis Morrison, 419-358-4950
Jim Enneking; PO Box 142
Bluffton Athletic Boosters
Beth Ackerman, 419-204-9913
Bluffton Boy Scouts
Mike Metzger, 419-358-5598
Bluffton Bucs Midget football
Zac Kohli, 419-306-2818 or Mitch Geisgie, 419-204-7291
567-525-6667
Amber Bingley, 419-358-0268 Tom Augsburger, 419-384-3674
Bluffton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization
Crystal Camper, 419-235-7572
Bluffton Girl Scouts
Girl Scouts of Northwestern Ohio, 888-350-5090
Bluffton Hospital Auxiliary
Heather Schalk, 419-423-5342
Bluffton in Bloom
Jesse Blackburn, Village administrator, 419-358-2066
Jim Bemiller
Bluffton Senior Citizens (Association) Center
132 N. Main St., Tonya Meyer, director, 419-358-8971
Bluffton Swim Team
Nicole Mikesell, 419-358-0074
Bluffton Writers Group
Ruth Naylor, 419-358-6309
Campus Life
Jeremy Basinger, 419-296-9267
Cancer Support Group
Gloria Bucher, 419-429-2621
Fair Trade Town Task Force
Esther Birkey, [email protected]
Olwen Prichard, [email protected]
Gardeners of the Bluffton-Pandora Area
Pat Flinn, 419-358-6766
Relay for Life/Relay for Hope
Lynda Best, 419-296-2790
S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club
Duane Bollenbacher - 419-358-7365
Swiss Community Historical Society
Gary Wetherill, 419-358-1049
TOPS/KOPS
Jean Ream 419-358-7613 or 567-208-3318
Transition Bluffton

Churches

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112 N. Main St. - 419-358-5806 8905 Columbus Grove Road - 419-358-8588
8375 Phillips Road - 419-358-1561 111 Grove St. - 419-358-2591
101 S. Jackson St. - 419-358-5766
First Missionary Church
247 N. Lawn Ave.-419-358-7751
116 Church St. - 419-358-8921 223 W. College Ave. - 419-358-5641
160 N. Spring St. - 419-358-8631 835 N. Main St. - 419-358-1382
2022 State Route 103 - 419-358-2001

ABOUT THE BLUFFTON ICON

Many Icon classified ads are FREE including Help Wanted. We only charge for:

  • Properties for sale or for rent
  • Vehicles for sale
  • Business services

Our rates for those are only $10 for the first 10 days and $1 for each additional day, for ads of 50 words or less. We charge for those ads because we have realtors, auto dealers, and businesses who are paying customers.

FREE CLASSIFIED ADS:

The Icon loves garage sales. Here's what you need to know:
• Email your garage sale ad to: [email protected]
• All garage sale posts are free
• No word length limit (no novels, please)
• No deadline - garage sales are posted the day received (99% of the time)
• All garage sales are posted on both Bluffton and Ada Icons
• Find under "garage sales" on the Icons' Classified Ad Page
• Garage sales are automatically listed on the Icon Garage Sale Map - it's printer-friendly. Click here to look at the map
• We post all garage sales the week they are scheduled - we will not post garages sales two weeks in advance
• When we receive your garage sale, we will automatically reply with a "Thanks, got it." If you don't receive our reply, please resend it.

 

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• Better Business Bureau
• Ohio News Media Association

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Classified Ads

Welcome to The Bluffton Icon FREE* classifieds. Viewers may post ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth. For cars, trucks, real estate or business services viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: [email protected]. We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads. Send payments to: The Bluffton Icon, P.O. Box 31, Bluffton, OH 45817.

Events of interest

COMMUNITY MEAL

Sept. 28, 2022

Pandora United Methodist Church

108 E Washington St   Pandora

5:00-6:30

Ted's Market is sponsoring the meal

Menu: Smoked Sausage Link

Sauerkraut, Mashed Potates, Green Beans, Dessert, Drink


BLAZE THEME FOR 2022: A CANDYLAND CHRISTMAS

Decorating a downtown business or building a float for the Blaze parade? Here's your reminder: the theme is Candyland!

To join the parade, use this APPLICATION FORM.

 


KALEIDESCOPE FARM HARVEST FESTIVAL & CONCERT

Rain or shine come out to the farm Oct. 2 from 2-6 p.m. for our Harvest Festival. The event includes a family friendly concert with Corduroy Road, horse rides, gourd launching, food trucks, gift shop, farm scavenger hunt, and tree tagging.


Lost and Found

FOUND AT SWISS HOUSE DURING FALL FESTIVAL

On September 24, during Fall Festival at the Schumacher Homestead a little boy showed the volunteers at the food table a container with some cash in it.  He was very proud that he had his own cash with him.  Unfortunately he walked away and left it on the table.  We'd like to return it.  If you know who lost the cash contact us through the Swiss Community Historical Society's FB page,  Please be prepaired to describe the cash and container.  

www.facebook.com/SwissCommunityHistoricalSociety


For Rent

1006 Northernview B- Ada 

Two bedroom 1 bath apartment, features washer/dryer, microwave , dishwasher, refrigerator stove and AC.

Includes a private parking lot and a small storage shed. Rent $750 month plus $750 deposit.

No Pets, No smoking. realtor owned. Taking applications now. Please email [email protected] for more information.  


Wanted

PET SITTER WANTED

Looking for a pet lover to let my dog out 1x during day, and occasionally watch overnight if I go out of town.  Call or text for more details - 419-792-9365. 


Notices

BLUFFTON SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS

Monday, October 17
• 7:30 p.m. in the Elementary School media center, 102 S. Jackson St.

VILLAGE OF BLUFFTON PUBLIC MEETINGS

 

Monday, September 26
• Safety Service Committee at noon.
​​​​​​​• Village Council at 7:00 p.m.

All meetings are at the Town Hall, 154 N. Main St. unless otherwise noted.


Free

Welcome to The Bluffton Icon classifieds. Viewers may post ads at NO COST including garage sales, card of thanks, lost and found, free kittens, bake sales, and so forth.

HELP WANTED ads are also free.

For cars, trucks, real estate or business services viewers may provide up to 50 words for $10 per ad. E-mail ads to: [email protected]. We'll run your ad for 10 days. (No phone calls.) Payment must be received before running paid ads.


Help Wanted

FULL TIME/PART TIME ROUTE DRIVER

Bluffton Aeration Serivce, Inc. is a local Environmental Service Co. is accepting applications for a full time/part time Route Driver with Class B or Class A CDL

Handyman capabilities, team player, motivated, self-starter and hard worker are traits we are looking for. We will train.

Competitive Wages/ Paid Holidays/ 401K

Insurance Benefits available

If interested call the Office at 419-358-1936

OR send Resumes to: [email protected]


PART-TIME TELLER

Citizens National Bank is proud to be one of the strongest independent COMMUNITY banks in the country.

We are now hiring in Bluffton for a Part-Time Teller.

Hours for the position would be approximately 24-28 hours per week.

NO NIGHTS and LIMITED WEEKENDS! Paid time off available after 30 days.

Please visit our website at www.cnbohio.com under “Resources”, “Careers” for more information and to APPLY TODAY!

Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


SECOND SHIFT CDL YARD SPOTTER

Wanted Second Shift CDL Yard Spotter for the Bluffton Ohio area.

Job is moving trailers from Plant to Warehouse. Start time is 12:30 to 7:30 pm. Monday thru Friday. Please contact Kevin at Niese Transport. 419 523 5003. Leave message and will call you back.