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10 a.m. Saturday at MMH - here comes the Easter bunny

The Easter Bunny is coming to the Mennonite Memorial Home on Saturday.

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Jerry Lewis’ McDonald’s host their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

The Easter egg hunt takes place come rain or shine. There is no rain date. Children ages 8 and under are invited to come, hunt for hidden eggs, register for prizes, gift baskets and have their parents take their pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Nearly 7,000 hours donated by MHCO volunteers in 2016

Volunteer recognition banquet April 5

In 2016 over 400 volunteers donated nearly 7,000 hours of service at Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Bluffton.

Those volunteers were recognized at MHCO’s appreciation banquet April 5 at Ebenezer Mennonite Church.

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Volunteers from each of the four MHCO communities were represented. Those include Mennonite Memorial Home, Hilty Home, Maple Crest and Willow Ridge.

Don't forget - Easter bunny at MMH Saturday 10 a.m.

The Easter Bunny is coming to Bluffton.

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Jerry Lewis’ McDonald’s host their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

The Easter egg hunt takes place come rain or shine. There is no rain date. Children ages 8 and under are invited to come, hunt for hidden eggs, register for prizes, gift baskets and have their parents take their pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Doughnuts are donated by Community Markets and hot beverages will be provided by MHCO.

ONU flute chorus-quintet performs April 4 for PrimeTimers

The next PrimeTimers event is noon, Tuesday, April 4.

PrimeTimers is a non-denominational, community fellowship gathering for adults 55 and over hosted at St. John Mennonite Church in Pandora. This event will feature the Ohio Northern University Flute Chorus/Quintet.

The church is located at 15988 Road 4, Pandora.

The meal will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, scalloped corn, cole slaw, dinner rolls, cake and coffee.

Hilty Home, Pandora, holds Easter egg hunt April 15

Prizes in three age groups

Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Dr., Pandora hosts an Easter egg hunt on its front lawn at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 15, according to Jason Cox, administrator.

Hilty Home and Hilty Preschool and Child Care sponsor the event.

Age groups for the hunt include:
• ages 3 and under
• ages 4-6
• ages 7-10

There will be prizes for each of the three age groups.

Prize tickets will be hidden in three eggs of each age group. The Easter Bunny will be present and parents are welcome to take their child's picture with him.

Hilty Home, Pandora, receives 5-Star Quality Rating

By the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Hilty Home, 304 Hilty Dr., Pandora, has been awarded an overall 5-Star Quality Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), according to Jason Cox, Hilty Home executive director. 

The Five-Star Quality Rating System helps consumers, their families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily and help identify topics of questions to ask during the selection process.

In addition to the overall 5-Star honor, Hilty Home also achieved a 4-Star rating for health inspection and staffing.

Easter egg hunt, bake sale at Mennonite Home April 8

10 a.m. sharp, rain or shine

The Easter Bunny is coming to Bluffton.

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Jerry Lewis’ McDonald’s host their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

The Easter egg hunt takes place come rain or shine. There is no rain date. Children ages 8 and under are invited to come, hunt for hidden eggs, register for prizes, gift baskets and have their parents take their pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Doughnuts are donated by Community Markets and hot beverages will be provided by MHCO.

PrimeTimers meet March 7 at St. John Mennonite

PrimeTimers will meet at noon, Tuesday, March 7.

PrimeTimers is a non-denominational, community fellowship gathering for adults 55 and over hosted at St. John Mennonite Church, 15988 Road 4, Pandora.

This event will feature the music of Ken Cartier. The meal will include: Baked Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Caesar Salad, Mint Brownies, Dinner Rolls and Coffee.

There is no cost for the event, but donations are accepted. For more info, please call Mennonite Memorial Home,  419-358-1015, ext. 102.

 

Applications accepted for Fleming nursing scholarship

Offered from Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Bluffton, is accepting applications for the Barbara Fleming Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

The scholarship is meant to promote the career of nursing.  Therefore the scholarship money may be used toward a degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse, a degree as a Registered Nurse, or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The scholarship is to be used to pay school related expenses toward any of these degrees.

The scholarship offers a minimum award of $500, and will be paid directly to the vocational school or college where the student is enrolled.

Mennonite Home Health and Senior Services has a gift suggestion

For the "senior" in your life

Mennonite Home Health and Senior Services of Bluffton have an gift suggestion for  persons seeking the perfect gift for the "senior" in their life this Christmas season.

Mennonite Home Health & Senior Services offers gift certificates for assistance with housekeeping, running errands, personal care, companionship, pet care, or help with Christmas shopping and present wrapping.

 "Our home care assistants can provide a wide range of help to get you or your loved one through this busy holiday season," said Daren Lee of MHCO. Call 419-358-7803 for more details.

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