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Five MMH couples celebrate July anniversaries

Five couples who have one or both spouses as residents of the Mennonite Memorial Home will celebrate wedding anniversaries in July. They are:

Ralph and Beverly Steiner, July 6, 1957

Dave and Doris Blattner, July 7, 1955

Gene and Lola Basinger, July 8, 1948

Milton and Jane McDowell, July 9, 1948

Grover and Pauline Geiger, July 27, 1956

Special events planned at MMH in July

Residents of Mennonite Memorial Home have several special events planned for them in July.

July 7 - Martha Grimm, daughter of Vera Grimm, will present a program "Storybook Quilt," at 2:30 p.m.

July 8 - The Lunch Out Group will head to International House of Pancakes (IHOP), Lima, for a lunch.

July 10 - The channel 3 movie is "Mona Lisa Smiles" at 9 a.m.

July 14 - Root Beer floats will be served on floor 2 in the dining room for all residents at 2 p.m.

July 15 - The July residents birthday party is at 2:30 p.m.

The Icon and Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio team up with special page

The Bluffton Icon is excited to announce a new venture with Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, according to Fred Steiner of The Icon. Starting today, the Icon has a special page devoted entirely to news and photos of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio.

"The page may be accessed several ways, and we see it as one additional benefit to Icon viewers," he said.

Community services topic of info seminar June 24 at Mennonite Memorial Home

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio will hold an informational seminar aimed at for improving and enriching persons lives. The event, titled "Embracing aging with knowledge," is at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 24, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

The seminars are free and open to the public. This topic of the June 24 seminar is community services. Four persons will give presentations.

Lesa Melton MHCM employee of the month


Lesa Melton of Mt. Cory is the June 2010 employee of the month at Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio.

She has worked at the Mennonite Memorial Home as STNA since 2007. She mainly works third shift, but is always willing to come and help out when needed, picking up other shifts or extra hours.

Her supervisor says she is very helpful, puts residents needs first, and is always on time. Other employees commented on how she has a positive attitude and are thankful for her extra help in times of need.

Two students receive Barbara Fleming Nursing Scholarship

Catherine Meyer

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio has announced Allison Vermillion of Ada and Catherine Meyer of Jenera are recipients of this year's Barbara Fleming Scholarship.

This scholarship goes to students pursuing a career in nursing. This is the ninth year that this scholarship has been presented. It was founded by her family in honor of Barbara Fleming, a nurse and resident of the Mennonite Memorial Home. This year the committee was able to give away two $500 nursing scholarship.