Category: Community Events

MHCO Chicken BBQ Fundraiser April 24th

The MHCO Service Group is having another Chicken BBQ Fundraiser! Proceeds will support the purchase of a handicap accessible van to help MHCO elders attend area doctors’ appointments and family related trips that would not otherwise be possible. With this second BBQ fundraiser we will be able to purchase a gently used handicap accessible van… Read more »

Giving Tuesday is December 1st

This year, Giving Tuesday is on December 1, 2020.  Simply put… Giving Tuesday is a day to do good… a day to celebrate generosity. As MHCO prepares for Giving Tuesday, we give thanks to many in our community for making MHCO better. Today we give thanks to the many Our Daily Bread Mobile Meal Drivers… Read more »

Hilty Assisted Living New Year’s Special

The open house is over, but the Hilty Assisted Living New Year’s Special continues until March 31st, or when apartments are no longer available. This special allows a new resident to choose between receiving $2,000 in new furniture from Heringhaus furniture, or their first months’ rent free!  For more information about this special or any… Read more »

Fall Fest Winners Announced!

  Among the many activities at Fall Festival were a Kiddie Tractor Pull and Fishing Derby at Maple Crest Senior Living Village.  Approximately 60 people cheered on the kids in the tractor pull, with 16 children competing. Division winners were: (30-57 pounds) Emerson Meyer, 1st place, full pull; Jase Blackburn, 2nd place, 21’9”; Zeke Coffman,… Read more »

Silent Auction Lets You Take Flight or Take a Snooze

As part of Bluffton’s Fall Festival, the Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) Service Group is holding its annual Silent Auction from September 17 through noon on September 22.  All items are displayed in the Mennonite Memorial Home Lobby, 410 W. Elm Street, Bluffton. According to Jessica Strahm, volunteer coordinator, items range from a 30-minute… Read more »

MHCO Hosting Social Work CEU Presentation

hospice, palliative care, death, dying, social work

Niki Sidle, MSW, LISW-S, will present “Dying with Dignity: An Ethical and Holistic Approach,” at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, on Thursday, July 19 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  The presentation is approved for 3 social work contact hours in ethics.  Pre-registration is required. Goals for the presentation are: 1. Explore the meaning of holistic care and… Read more »