Meet CHRS MSN. The Icon spotted this plate on a red Chrysler 300 S in the Mennonite Memorial Home parking lot in Bluffton. It has a Hancock County sticker. If Chris is viewing this, please tell us the meaning of this plate.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 19, 2015 - 6:34pm
Who would choose to go to Antarctica and why?
Those questions were answered by Maple Crest villa residents Stan and Jo Clemens and Mark and Kay Weidner during a recent travelogue program.
Stan was the instigator of the travel idea because of a nephew who manages an inn at Yellowstone National Park for the warm months of the year, and works in food service at the South Pole in the winter months.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on January 16, 2015 - 12:22pm
The Alzheimer's Support Group at Mennonite Memorial Home meets at 3:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month.
According to Darren Lee of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Alzheimer's disease is life-changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them. The Alzheimer’s Support Group at Mennonite Memorial Home provides a place to connect with other caregivers who truly understand what you are going through. Often we hear caregivers say they are looking for support from people who "really understand because they've been there, too."
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 19, 2014 - 6:47pm
The Christmas season in a nursing home is often filled with carolers, family visits and special treats. Activity rooms fill with elementary school children singing favorite Christmas songs as Elders smile with enjoyment. Christmas trees adorn the lobbies, dining rooms and other places where space can be found. It is a festive time.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 18, 2014 - 6:29pm
John Murray, elder at Maple Crest Senior Living Community, told Bluffton fourth graders about his life-long challenge with cerebral palsy, during a special program earlier this week.
Murray was interviewed by Louise Matthews, director of “The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center” of Bluffton University. The session as part of an on-going program with Bluffton fourth graders that emphasizes kindness and respect towards all people.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 3, 2014 - 6:51pm
The Service Group of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is sponsoring a Hickory Nut Pie Sale for the Holidays at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.
Hickory nut pies must be preordered by calling Mennonite Memorial Home at 419-358-1015, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Orders will be taken until Friday, Dec. 12t, and the sale is limited to the first 50 pies ordered. The pies are $ 25 each.
Posted by Fred Steiner on November 13, 2014 - 6:27pm
How would you like a hickory nut pie for Thanksgiving?
The Service Group of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is sponsoring a hickory nut pie sale in conjunction with its annual Thanksgiving bake sale. The bake sale is Friday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.
Hickory nut pies must be preordered by calling 419-358-1015, between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The sale is limited to the first 50 pies ordered.