Author: Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Our Daily Bread Mobile Meals to Resume

MHCO is pleased to announce it will resume service of “Our Daily Bread” Mobile Meals from Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton and Hilty Home in Pandora on September 28th. The program provides a nutritious daily meal for people who are no longer able to prepare their meal in the Pandora and Bluffton Communities. Delivery is… Read more »

Daren Lee Named Team Leader at MHCO

During the initial phases of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the MHCO Board of Directors appointed Board Chair Elizabeth Kelly as Acting Chief Operating Officer – helping to coordinate the organization’s response during uncharted times.  As we acclimate ourselves to the “new normal” of routine operations in a post-COVID world, the time has come for Elizabeth to… Read more »

A New Season for Bill Herr

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.  (Ecclesiastes 3:11) After serving as Chaplain of the Mennonite Memorial Home, and then also Maple Crest and Willow Ridge for over 24 years, Bill Herr has decided, “It is now time for me to enter a new season.”  In a recent… Read more »

CARES Act Tax Benefits for 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is designed to help individuals’ families, businesses, and nonprofits facing economic hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. Some changes in the CARES Act that may affect you and your charitable goals include: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Waiver: The CARES Act temporarily suspends the requirements for required… Read more »

Ohio Mask Mandate – What it means for MHCO

Today, Governor DeWine’s order requiring Ohioans to wear masks in public and in businesses goes into effect throughout Ohio.  This announcement also issues a travel advisory for those traveling to and from certain states.  The details of this order can be found in the press release published on the coronavirus.ohio.gov website.   Previously, masks were already… Read more »

MHCO Accepting Admissions at All Campuses

All Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio campuses (Mennonite Memorial Home, Hilty Home, Maple Crest and Willow Ridge) are now accepting COVID-negative admissions directly from the community and local hospitals.  Advancements in access to resident testing and personal protective equipment have allowed us to admit elders directly from the hospital, their home or another long-term care… Read more »