Post cards, quilts, paintings, cast-iron toys, sock monkeys and lots more hobbies were displayed and shared by 25 Maple Crest elders during its July 23 biennial hobby show.
New to this year’s show were “works in progress” by three residents – Genevieve Fast knitted a scarf, Joanne Niswander took stitches in her latest needlepoint piece, and Carl Wolf demonstrated the art of coloring a mandala.
Have you ever wondered about the life of a cartoonist?
On July 10, elders at Maple Crest were delighted to discover all sorts of unique tidbits about famous cartoonists down through the ages from a dynamic (and very funny) modern-day cartoonist, Duane Abel of the Corkey Comics Co.
Abel became the youngest syndicated cartoonist in the world at age 15 and is best known for his main character, Zed – a pink, fluffy, walking, talking dryer lint.
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Since 2005 Mennonite Home Communities had been dreaming of the day when Green House homes would become a reality in Bluffton. In November 2012 the dream was realized, but not fully.
Not until April 26, 2013 were all the licenses and certifications finally complete, allowing full occupancy of both homes. On June 3, Frieda House and Betty House reached full occupancy for the first time.