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Nov. 5 seminar on protecting intellectual property

Jacob Ward, patent attorney for Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC, offers advice on protecting intellectual property, ideas and innovations at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Bluffton University in Centennial Hall, room 211.

This seminar is part of the BCE business tune-up seminar series. The seminar is free and open to the public. For reservations, please contact, John Bauer at 419-358-6400 or [email protected].


BHS drama Nov. 6-7

Some of the cast members

"A Wing and a Prayer," is the fall Bluffton High School drama presented at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, at the middle school cafetorium.

Here, from left are cast members Ashton Cluts, Liz Diller Brenna Nichols and Jane Sycks. Kevin Gratz is the director. This is his 15th drama at BHS since 2002.

Members of the cast are Zach Harlow, Ashton Cluts, Liz Diller, Jane Sycks, Danielle Rhonemus, Brenna Nichols, Halle Steingass and Jene Sommers.


Vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3

Remember to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The polls in Bluffton and Richland Township are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Local ballot:

  • Bluffton council
  • Bluffton school board
  • Allen County tax referendum
  • Three state issues

The Icon will provide election night coverage as soon as the Allen County board of election releases its figures.


MMH holiday bake sale Nov. 20

The Mennonite Memorial Home Women's Service Group will hold a Thanksgiving bake sale in the Home lobby, 410 W. Elm St., on Friday, Nov. 20. Bake sale hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Items include cinnamon rolls, pumpkin pies, bread, cakes and other dishes for Thanksgiving.


Council, township have Nov. 3 election races

Bluffton voters have decisions to make on Tuesday, Nov. 3. As the day of the general election, here's what's on the various local ballots.

Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bluffton council
(4 will be elected - 5 are running)

oDavid R. Steiner
oH. Dean French
oMitchell Kingsley
oRichard McGarrity
oEric W. Fulcomer


Peanut brittle season underway

November is a busy month for the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center. Here is a list of several of the events:

o The Center will offer a free blood pressure clinic from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 4. A nurse from AmeriCare will assist in the clinic.

o At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, is the first Tuesday Night Dance of the winter. Please note the time change: from 6 to 8 p.m. doors open at 5:30 p.m.