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October newsletter from Bluffton Senior Citizens Center

The Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, 132 N Main St, has issued its October 2021 calendar and Golden Age News. The full document is attached below and the October calendar follows.

Announcements include that Peanut Brittle making will start Monday, November 1. The center needs 30 people to make the candy and is looking for new volunteers.

The center’s Annual Christmas Garage Sale will take place on Friday, November 12 and Saturday, November 13. Donations of clean, usable Christmas items should be brought to the Senior Center by Thursday, November 11.



Inflatable Stories at Ebenezer Mennonite Church

Ebenezer Mennonite Church will host a free event with Dr. Dan Bellamy from Inflatable Stories. The announcement invites Icon viewers to “'Experience blown up stories that share life's biggest truths! Fun for the whole family!”

The church will host two presentations:

October 2 - 6:30 p.m.

October 3 - 9:00 a.m.

Ebenezer Mennonite Church is located at 8905 Columbus Grove Road, Bluffton; phone (419)-358-8588. For more information on Dr Dan Bellamy, visit inflatablestories.com.


Pandora Community Meal, September 29

The Pandora United Methodist Church will be hosting a FREE Community Meal on Wednesday, Sept. 29 from 5:00- 6:30 p.m. at the church , 108 E. Washington Street, Pandora.  

The meal is sponsored by Ted’s Market. The menu is: Beef sandwich, au gratin potatoes, green beans, cookie and drink. Guests may dine in or carry out.


Bluffton Cars & Coffee, September 25

The next informal gathering of car enthusiasts known as Bluffton Cars & Coffee takes place on September 25 at 902 N Main St.

This month organizers will pay tribute to Mark Boutwell, who passed away on September 15: “He wasn't just family, he was a dear friend and regular attendee at Bluffton Cars & Coffee.” In honor of Mark, donations will be accepted for Honor Flight.

Twisted Whisk will offer coffee, donuts, and more. Door prizes from local businesses will be awarded.


Constitution Day Forum hosted Ohio Domestic Violence Network policy director

Micaela C. Deming, staff attorney and policy director at the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, presented Bluffton University’s annual Constitution Day Forum on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Deming’s presentation was titled “The Constitution Versus Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors: The Inherent Conflicts Keeping Women in Danger.”


Dillinger program presented September 21

This event is POSTPONED due to storm forecast.

The public is invited to a presentation on John Dillinger’s Bluffton bank robbery given by Fred Steiner at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21, in the Bluffton Presbyterian Church gazebo, 112 N Main.

The program is the monthly meeting of the Western Ohio Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association, according to Scott Little, event organizer.