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Privacy reminder during Medicare open enrollment

COLUMBUS – Ohio Department of Insurance director Judith L. French is cautioning the more than 2.5 million Ohioans on Medicare to be on alert for scams attempting to steal their personal information during the current Medicare open enrollment period, which runs through Dec. 7. 

Consumers should watch for fake Medicare communications seeking personal information or money in exchange for any of the following: to help with enrollment, to schedule health services, to sign up for a Part D prescription drug plan or Medicare health plan coverage, or to provide a new Medicare card.


Jenera Thanksgiving church service

A special Thanksgiving Day service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera. 

Pastor Bob Krueger from Immanuel Lutheran Church, Findlay, will be the guest Pastor. His sermon theme is “Give Thanks to the Lord” based on 2 Kings 4:38-44. 

The Choir will sing “Let All Things Now Living.” Other hymns will be “We Praise You, Oh God," "Now Thank We All Our God," and "For the Fruit of His Creation.” This is the first time the new hymnal "Christian Worship” will be used. 


Holiday worship schedules requested

Do the holidays add to or change the schedule at your place of worship?

The Icon will post special holiday worship schedules under the “Events of Interest” section on the Classifieds page

Please send November and December schedules to [email protected].


BPL Beanstack challenge for November

Bluffton Public Library has November 2022 Beanstack - Native American Heritage Month and Family Stories reading challenges:

"Whatever your reading interest, there’s a challenge for you! 

"We challenge our patrons to read during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at Happy reading, Bluffton!"

BFR hosts Blaze camp

Bluffton Family Recreation is holding a Blaze of Lights camp this year during Thanksgiving break.

  • Register participants for November 22, 23 or both
  • Before care begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • After care provided until 5:30 p.m.

Campers will get to help design, build, and decorate a float that will be in the parade on Saturday November 26 during Bluffton's Blaze of Lights. Participants are invited to ride the float during the parade as well.

Register online at

Cory-Rawson art showcased

COLUMBUS– At the Ohio Middle Level Association annual state conference, held in Columbus November 10-11, 2022, a Cory-Rawson teacher was recognized and two students had art showcased in the event.