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MMH Concert on the Lawn rescheduled for Aug. 15

Mennonite Memorial Home's Concert on the Lawn, featuring the Lima Area Concert Band, is rescheduled for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug.15.

The concert was postponed in June due to a weekend of rain.

The free concert includes free ice cream, popcorn and drinks. All that's needed to attend is to bring your own lawn chair. The concert is on the MMH lawn, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

This year's annual summer concert celebrates Mennonite Memorial Home's 60th anniversary. The concert will include music from the 1950s and 1960s in addition to some patriotic selections.

"The Visioneer" newsletter from MHCO now on the Icon

The summer issue of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio “The Visioneer” is now on the Icon.

The issue includes some recent stories from Willow Ridge, an announcement about Delay the Disease program and some photos of Anita Lehman’s artwork recently displayed at the Mennonite Memorial Home.

To read the newsletter open the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Four Deuces Car Club holds Hilty Home cruise-in July 30

Hilty Home, Pandora, will host a cruise-in from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 30, at the retirement home, 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora.

The event, sponsored by Four Deuces Car Club of Ottawa, is open to hot rods, customs and classic vehicles. Registration and admission is free.

A “Residents’ Choice” award will be presented. For more details call Jane at 419-523-5663.

Maple Crest hobby show Thursday evening - 16 residents show their stuff

You’ll see quilt runners, carved elephants, Indian artifacts, oil paintings, brass rubbings and lots more at the Maple Crest Senior Living Community hobby show, from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, July 30.

Free and open to the public, the show will be in the Maple Crest Patio Room, 700 Maple Crest Court, just off Augsburger Road, Bluffton. Sixteen Maple Crest residents will display their hobbies.

MMH Concert on the Lawn rescheduled for Aug. 15

Mennonite Memorial Home's Concert on the Lawn, featuring the Lima Area Concert Band, is rescheduled for 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug.15.

The concert was postponed in June due to a weekend of rain. 

The free concert includes free ice cream, popcorn and drinks. All that's needed to attend is to bring your own lawn chair. The concert is on the MMH lawn, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

Maple Crest residents take a trip to Gallery 323

Maple Crest residents caught a glimpse of an artist at work recently during a tour of Gallery 323, an art gallery and shop operated by Gregg Luginbuhl on Main Street, Bluffton.

During the visit, they discovered artistic items - created for the most part by Luginbuhl - from white porcelain clay. Additional  pieces, including paintings and jewelry, are for sale by other artists in Bluffton.

Gregg's artistic talent came down through the genes, in a sense, as his father, Darvin Luginbuhl, was a former art professor at Bluffton University.

MHCO provides Swiss Community Historical Society with $4,000 Heritage Center gift

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) presented a $4,000 gift to the Swiss Community Historical Society for its Heritage Center capital campaign.  The gift was made during the Society’s annual Swiss Day program.

Laura Voth, CEO of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, presented the check to Gary Wetherill of the Society.

The occasion was the fulfillment of a 2010 commitment when MHCO unexpectedly received a large gift from the estate of James and Frieda Basinger. 

Maple Crest antique appraisal program July 13

Do you have a family heirloom in the closet? Do you wonder what it’s worth? 

Maple Crest Senior Living Village, 700 Maple Crest Court,  Bluffton, will host an “Antiques Roadshow” style program on Monday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. in its Patio Room. 

This free event is open to the public. Guests are invited to bring one or two items to be appraised. (No coins, stamps, or weapons.) Items will be placed on display in the front of the room. 

Guest antique appraiser Anne Stratton will be present and will randomly select items on display to discuss and appraise.   

Four Deuces Car Club holds Hilty Home cruise-in July 30

Four Deuces Car Club
holds Hilty Home Cruise-in

Hilty Home, Pandora, will host a cruise-in from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 30, at the retirement home, 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora.

The event, sponsored by Four Deuces Car Club of Ottawa, is open to hot rods, customs and classic vehicles. Registration and admission is free.

A “Residents’ Choice” award will be presented. For more details call Jane at 419-523-5663.

Wayne Shafer, Harold Agner participate in Honor Flight to D.C.

In early June Hilty Home residents Wayne Shafer and Harold Agner were able to take part in an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., to tour the World War II Memorial, Korean War Memorial and other memorials.

Don Burris, Director of Environmental Services at Hilty Home, served as a Guardian on the trip.

Lunch was served across the street from the World War II Memorial. After the tour ended, the group was welcomed at the Toledo Airport by family and friends and received letters of appreciation.

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