Category: Resource Development News

Arthur Gratz Bequest Benefits Three Organizations

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO), St. John Mennonite Church and The Swiss Community Historical Society (SCHS) have received a bequest from the estate of Arthur E. Gratz of Pandora.  Mr. Gratz, 84, died on October 22, 2018 at Hilty Memorial Home.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Kline Gratz. A lifelong… Read more »

No Fooling! Hilty’s Enhancing Front Entrance

Construction began on April 1 on a front entrance project at Hilty Home.  According to Jason Cox, administrator, a new sidewalk was installed when a large addition was built in front of the Hilty Building several years ago.  Since the sidewalk goes directly to the driveway, the curb was painted bright yellow for safety.  Still,… Read more »

MHCO Seeking Volunteer Drivers

If you are 21 or older and like to drive, Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio has a rewarding volunteer opportunity for you.  MHCO is seeking to add drivers to its group of medical transport volunteers.  The time commitment is flexible, and driving is only for medical transports.  Trips are made Monday through Friday and are… 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 »

Volunteer Opportunities Lead to Career Choice for Scholarship Winner

A mission trip to Peru changed Karis Wilson’s mind about her choice of careers. “I had always wanted to be a lawyer, since I love to read,” said Wilson.  “After volunteering in a medical clinic in Peru, I realized how much I like to help people and how much they rely on and appreciate health… Read more »

The Role of Benevolent Care and Endowment at MHCO

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is dedicated to ensuring a meaningful life and experience for our elders, regardless of where payment for care and services comes from. As an elder’s health and financial situation changes, the MHCO social workers are able to offer counsel regarding Medicaid eligibility and housing options. Fulfilling Our Mission to Our... Read more »

Creating Brighter Lives at MHCO

When donating to Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, you are positively impacting the lives of our residents and staff. MHCO is a non-profit retirement community that offers multiple services to its’ residents. Each year there is an annual campaign called Brighter Lives that is centered around improving the lives of our residents and staff. Brighter... Read more »