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Gary Wetherill selected as 2023 Citizen of the Year

Tickets are now on sale for the April 11 Citizen of the Year banquet; see below for details.

The Bluffton Lions Club is pleased to announce that the 2023 Citizen of the year is Gary Wetherill. Wetherill’s commitment and personal sharing of his many skills, support and expertise have indeed impacted Bluffton in many ways.


CPR class in Bluffton on March 17

An adult heartsaver and AED CPR class will be offered from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at the Bluffton EMS building, 115 E. Washington St.

The cost is $23 for book, card and mask.

Please email Meri Skilliter to register at [email protected].


What to expect when you’re expecting a total eclipse

This article will be updated and reposted in the coming weeks as needed. Have a location that will be closed? Email [email protected].

By Paula Pyzik Scott

The April 8, 2024 total solar eclipse is bringing with it a virtual storm of eclipse advice and promotions. The Icon readership area spans four counties, quadrupling the amount of information available.


Athletic Boosters host Reverse Raffle Ticket Pick Up Party

The Bluffton Athletic Boosters is holding a Reverse Raffle Ticket Pick Up Party  from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday night, March 15 at Southgate Lanes, 9700 N Dixie Hwy. 

This event is open to the public as well as for all Reverse Raffle ticket holders. 

Organizers note, “It’s a great way to come and support the Bluffton Athletic Boosters along with picking up your ticket for the annual Reverse Raffle which will be held in May. 



Bluffton Ohio Historical Society meets March 13

The March monthly meeting of the Bluffton Ohio Historical Society will be Wednesday evening, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St.  


ONU lecture to feature science fiction writer Tobias S. Buckell

The School of Social Sciences and Human Interaction at ONU has announced the 2024 Irene Casteel Endowed Speaker Series keynote is Tobias S. Buckell with his lecture entitled “How Bad Metaphors Hurt Us: The Power of Story in a Constantly Connected World.”