Eastern Ohio

Kidron, Ohio area

Regional Meeting in Eastern Ohio

Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) held its first Regional Meeting in the Kidron, Ohio area on Saturday evening, March 29, 2014, at the Das Dutch Kitchen in Dalton.  Almost 50 persons enjoyed a delicious meal funded by local MHF members.

Beachy03The featured speakers for the after-dinner program were Nathan & Rochele Beachy, physicians in the Cleveland area, speaking about “Empowering Patients: New Paradigms for the Urban Underserved”  (See article based on Nathan’s remarks in the May 2014 issue of Mennonite Health Journal.)

Shorter informative reports were given by Dr. Olivia Wenger of New Leaf Clinic for Special Children and Mark Leinbach, Director of SpringHaven Counseling Center in nearby Mount Eaton.

MHF Board members were also present, having had their meeting during the day at Kidron Mennonite Church.  Vice-president Eric Lehman welcomed the group gathered who came from a variety of disciplines.  Paul Leichty, Executive Director of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship rounded out the evening by encouraging attendees to join MHF and come to the Annual Gathering in June.

Special thanks goes to Elton Lehman and his committee for planning a unique Regional Meeting!