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June 25, 2019

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Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio

Finding the Right Care for Your Parent

MHCO provides online resource for care

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) has published a white paper, “Finding the Right Care for Your Parent,” to assist family members in finding the best environment for an elderly parent or other relative.  The paper is available at no charge on the MHCO website.

PrimeTimers meet Aug. 7 at St. John Mennonite

Lunch and entertainment will be provided at the Tuesday, Aug. 7, meeting of PrimeTimers, a ministry of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio and St. John Mennonite Church.  PrimeTimers meets at the church, 15988 Road 4, Pandora, at 12 p.m. 

The menu includes BBQ ribs, au gratin potatoes, scalloped corn, creamy coleslaw, rolls and cake.  There is no cost for the meal, but donations are accepted.

And you thought America has talent...

...wait until you see these Maple Crest talents

Leave it to the elders at Maple Crest to show off their talent. They even put on a show on Friday. The lineup included several musicians performing solos and duets, actors, and others too talented to describe.

Jamie Nygaard shares these photos of the event (see bottom of story)

Among performers were:

Oh, that talented group at Maple Crest!

On Friday evening they are ready to entertain you

The public is invited to enjoy the annual Maple Crest talent show on Friday, July 20, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Patio Room.  The lineup includes several musicians performing solos and duets, actors, and others too talented to describe

This year’s show will feature:

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.