July 08, 2017--The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor the Ride to Remember, an event that helps Bluffton build more bike and pedestrian pathways. Check out their webpage for all the details at
Scoreboard Sportswear: Remodeled and rebranded Bluffton business
Read about the grand reopening of the shop at 111 N. Main St. as The Scoreboard.
One year after purchasing The Sports Warehouse, Natalie Mueller remodeled and rebranded the shop. It is one of some 40 restaurants and businesses in downtown Bluffton.
From the Bluffton Icon: "The Scoreboard - new name and new look - 111 N. Main St. You knew it as The Sports Warehouse."
May 2017 meeting features State of the Village address
February 22, 2023--Judy Augsburger, Bluffton mayor, will provide a state of the village update at the Friday, May 12, Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
The meeting, sponsored by Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, begins at 7:30 a.m on the third floor of Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St.
Breakfast will be provided by The Dough Hook and will be served from 7 to 7:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Kristi's Music Studio. The coffee sponsor will be the new Twisted Whisk Cafe, which is opening soon.
Persons interested in attending the free chamber breakfasts may RSVP to email@example.com.
Welcome new members: Ben and Terri Stahl
April 14, 2017--Did you know that as a community member you can join The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce? The entire Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce team is excited to announce our newest members: Benjamin Stahl and Terri Stahl.
Phil Zimmerly named CEO of Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce
April 11, 2017--Phil Zimmerly, a Bluffton businessman and longstanding member, has been named CEO of the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce.
The attached Bluffton Icon article provides an interview with our new director.
2017 Bluffton Farmers Market
May 06, 2017--The Bluffton Farmer's Market operates from the first Saturday of May to the final Saturday of October, rain or shine. The market is located in the Citizens National Bank parking lot on South Main Street between the Bluffton Post Office and the bank.
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon. Contact Greg Probst at for vendor information.
The #IChooseBluffton challenge is simple. Think about where your needs can be met locally before seeking them outside the community.”
As you go through your day, choose Bluffton. Make a conscious choice to say #IChooseBluffton and think ‘Bluffton first” when you have choices to make about where to shop, eat, live, play and work.
And then, use this hashtag to show when you use Bluffton!
DTR becomes SumiRiko Ohio
February 16, 2017--The manufacturing facility know as DTR since its establishment in Bluffton in 1988 has changed its name to SumiRiko Ohio. The maker of anti-vibration automotive components is one of the largest employers in Bluffton.
From The Courier: "DTR to become ‘SumiRiko Ohio." February 16, 2017.
30th Annual Blaze of Lights, Saturday, November 26, 2106
The Blaze of Lights is more than just a one-day event. In addition to the events taking place on Nov. 26th, it includes these elements that continue nightly through Jan. 1:
the Ream folk art holiday display
the Gift of Giving light show extravaganza
Bluffton Main Street business district Christmas window displays
a tour of Bluffton’s residential yard lighting
The stage is set for the 2016 Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Blaze of Lights. This year’s event, the 30th annual Blaze, begins Saturday, Nov. 26, in downtown Bluffton.
2016 BLAZE OF LIGHTS SPONSORS Major Sponsors Bluffton University Hancock County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau JD Snyder Excavating Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
SILVER SPONSORS Bluffton Hospital Bluffton Paving and Bluffton Stone Co. Citizens National Bank Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Smith’s Realty Professionals Shannon Theatre and Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co. Wessler Engineering
RUBY SPONSORS Bluffton Famers’ Market DTR Industries Family Eye Care First National Bank Greg’s Pharmacy Bluffton Icon M&R Plumbing and Heating Sielschott, Walsh, Kiefer & Regula, CPA Ellerbrock Spine and Soft Tissue