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Cruise in at Hilty Home on Thursday

The Four Deuces Car Club will host its 4th Annual Cruise In at Hilty Home in the front parking lot on Thursday, July 19, from 6-8 p.m.  Hilty Home is located at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora.

The event is open to the public and will feature vintage automobiles as well as food and music.  Admission is free. 

For more information on the Cruise In, contact Dee Steffen at 419-384-3218.  

Maple Crest monarch mania

The butterflies thrive and you can watch them

The elders at Maple Crest Senior Living Village have been enamored with monarch butterflies since 2007. 

That’s when administrator Lynn Thompson brought in a few caterpillars for observation and residents and staff alike watched in wonder as they became monarch butterflies and were released to begin their 3,000 mile migration route to Mexico.

State Rep. Cupp visits Maple Crest, Willow Ridge

Part of long-term care at state level discussion

Representative Robert R. Cupp (R), Ohio House District 4, visited Maple Crest Senior Living Village and Willow Ridge, Bluffton, on July 9.  Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio and LeadingAge Ohio invited Cupp for a tour and discussion on support for long-term care at the state level. 

Cupp, Susan Wallace, director of public affairs for LeadingAge Ohio; Laura Voth, CEO, Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio; and MHCO administrative staff discussed workforce issues, the State budget, Greenhouse Homes, and challenges facing the long-term care industry. 

Social work CEU presentation at MMH

"Dying with Dignity: An Ethical and Holistic Approach" is the theme

Niki Sidle, MSW, LISW-S, will present “Dying with Dignity: An Ethical and Holistic Approach,” at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton, on Thursday, July 19, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  The presentation is approved for 3 social work contact hours in ethics.  Pre-registration is required.

Studio 700 opens for Maple Crest elders

Chris Moser gets the first "cut"

A haircut or new hairstyle can not only enhance your appearance, but brighten your mood and make you feel more social. 

Residents of Maple Crest Senior Living Village can now enjoy the benefits of professional hair care a little closer to home.  Studio 700, a hair salon exclusively for residents, held its grand opening on Monday, June 18.  The salon is located downstairs in the main building, near the patio room. 

It was Buckeye night

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 dessert!