Category: Resident Stories

Maple Crest Men’s Banquet and OSU…Both Winners!

Even though there was a small University of Michigan contingent, the gentlemen of Maple Crest Senior Living Village, overwhelmingly showed their Buckeye Pride at the recent Men’s Banquet.  Nearly 60 residents and guests attended the event, aptly named “Buckeye Night,” and dined on ribs, mashed potatoes, baked beans and deviled eggs with football-shaped brownies for… Read more »

MHCO Residents Show Their Artistic Side

Residents of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO), Bluffton, won several awards at the LeadingAge Ohio District 3 Art and Writing Show.  The show was held at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, on June 6. Winners – Art Division Patricia Althaus – Large Quilted Works, “Windblown Square,” 1st place and Small Quilted Works, “Hope of Hartford,”… Read more »

“Dr. Ollie” Finds Hickories the All-Purpose Nut!

Maple Crest resident Oliver Lugibihl, MD, knows where the trees are and enjoys foraging for hickory nuts in late summer and early fall.  This year, he has proof that his interest in one of Ohio’s indigenous nuts isn’t just a passing fancy. “I’m now a card-carrying member of the Ohio Nut Growers Association,” he said… Read more »