by Austin Arnold For the past several years, the Swiss Community Historical Society of Bluffton and Pandora has worked diligently in restoring the Old Schumacher Homestead located at 8350 Bixel Road, Bluffton. Now that the three-bay house has been completely renovated and the adjacent summer kitchen has been reconstructed to look almost exactly like the original, the SCHS is now looking ahead to its next project.
by Paula McKibben The Junior High Student Senate at Bluffton Middle School collects pop tabs throughout the year to donate to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. According to the club’s advisor, Mrs. Robin Ault, “With each tab collected, the Ronald McDonald House earns money for dialysis for sick children in Ohio.
by Paula McKibben CCR — Corporate, Commercial, and Residential — real estate has just opened a new office in Bluffton at 142 E. Jefferson Street, Suite B, Bluffton. Lisa Wenger and Elaine Wehri, who have been in the real estate business for several years, have joined forces with the eight-year-old, national company. They service corporate, commercial, and residential properties and also offer auction services through Wehri. CCR itself has one of the “largest market shares of all the real estate companies in our Multiple Listing Service.”
by Austin Arnold Bluffton native Tyler Oberly went from being a Bluffton Buc, to a Pirate, to now, a Buc again. Earlier this year, the 2006 Bluffton High School graduate became a part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization as he was hired as the team’s manager of football analytics. Although he never expected to leave Bluffton and the Northwest Ohio area, when he was given the opportunity to work for a National Football League franchise, he and his wife, Erin, decided to set sail for Florida.