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Meet the MHCO stars

They make all the difference

PHOTOS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY -

Elders, family members and staff nominated several Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) employees for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards. 

With the tagline, “You Make the Difference!” the STAR Awards are presented annually to create a moment of public recognition for front-line, non-management staff who care for our elderly population. 

STARS nominees, honored at an April 11 luncheon at Otterbein, St. Marys were:

Ready, set, go!

Saturday MMH Easter egg hunt moved to university soccer practice field

Due to construction on West Elm Street, the annual Mennonite Memorial Home Easter egg hunt will move to the Bluffton University campus. 

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, starting promptly at 10 a.m.  The location on campus is the practice soccer field, near the tennis courts.  Access is off of Rosenberger Drive. These is no access from West Elm Street.

This year’s Easter egg hunt will feature more than 3,000 eggs filled with candy by Mennonite Memorial Home elders.  Participants can also register for the drawing for four Easter baskets. 

MMH Easter egg hunt in new location

Set for April 13 in university soccer practice field; due to West Elm Street construction

Due to construction on West Elm Street, the annual Mennonite Memorial Home Easter egg hunt will move to the Bluffton University campus. 

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, starting promptly at 10 a.m.  The location on campus is the practice soccer field, near the tennis courts.  Access is off of Rosenberger Drive. These is no access from West Elm Street.

This year’s Easter egg hunt will feature more than 3,000 eggs filled with candy by Mennonite Memorial Home elders.  Participants can also register for the drawing for four Easter baskets. 

MMH April 13 Easter egg hunt moves to university practice soccer field

 Because of the Elm Street construction, Mennonite Memorial Home is moving the Saturday, April 13, Easter Egg Hunt to the Bluffton University practice soccer field.

Watch the Icon for more details coming soon.

Grant in the works to involve famers in Lower Riley Creek Watershed

Purpose to demonstrate that cover crops, soil testing and conservation tillage will not lower crop yields

Bluffton council will learn tonight about a grant pursued by the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership involving farmers in the Lower Riley Creek Watershed.

The grant was recently submitted to the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program. Funding is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The grant’s purpose is to demonstrate that the use of cover crops, soil testing and conservation tillage will not lower crop yields.

Irish fiddle tunes played for Prime Timers luncheon

Prime Timers will feature a St. Patrick’s Day theme at its luncheon on Tuesday, March 5.  The festivities begin at noon at St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora. 

The menu will feature corned beef and cabbage with red potatoes, green beans, mixed green salad with maple dressing, rolls and dessert.  Rachael Lewis, orchestra director for Bluffton Schools, will entertain with Irish fiddle tunes and hymns.

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