Category: Community Events

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 »

Prime Timers Luncheon is May 1

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Prime Timers, a monthly lunch gathering open to everyone 55 and over, will meet on Tuesday, May 1 at noon at St. John Mennonite Church. The church is located at 15988 Road 4, Pandora. Lunch, prepared by Maple Crest Retirement Village, will include pasta salad, shredded chicken sandwiches, hash brown casserole, carrots, peanut butter brownies… Read more »

Hilty Preschool & Child Care and Hilty Home to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hilty Home and Hilty Preschool & Child Care, Pandora, will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. on the front lawn, 304 Hilty Drive. The event will be held rain or shine. Children ages 10 and under, accompanied by an adult, are welcome. Age groups for the hunt include:… Read more »

Mennonite Home to Host Easter Egg Hunt & Bake Sale

An Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 8 and under is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m., at Mennonite Memorial Home. The annual event, sponsored by Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Bluffton McDonald’s, will take place rain or shine. All children must be accompanied by an adult and should bring their own… Read more »