Supporter honored at United Church Homes event
Tommy M. Pennington received the Spirit Award, which is presented to individuals who exemplify volunteerism, advocacy, inspiration and spirit for the residents of UCH communities and their families. Pennington is a native of Logan, West Virginia who worked for many years as a maintenance and shift foreman at Number One…

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Supporters honored at United Church Homes event
St. John’s Evangelical Church received the Diakonie Award, which is presented to congregations that have demonstrated faithfulness, generosity, compassion and encouragement in their support of the UCH mission and its communities. The church has partnered with Fairhaven for decades. Paul and Sandy Kotterman received the prestigious Ben M. Herbster Award.…

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United Church Homes to break ground on $18M construction project
UCH, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider based in Marion, will build 10 cottage homes as part of the first phase of the three-phase construction project to create Parkvue’s new independent living neighborhood. The estimated cost of the first phase of the project is $3.2 million. The community center…

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United Church Homes experts to speak at Navigating the Future Conference
Caroline James, Chapel Hill Community memory support director, and Amy Kotterman, director of hospitality, will speak at the conference on Nov. 9 at Bridgewater Banquet Center, 10561 Sawmill Parkway in Powell, Ohio. James and Kotterman will discuss person-directed care for residents living with dementia. Kotterman also will give a presentation…

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United Church Homes to add 20 new jobs in $18M Trinity Community expansion
UCH, a national nonprofit, faith-based senior living provider based in Marion, will add two new, two-story buildings, which will each include 32 assisted living private and semi-private apartments, with 16 apartments dedicated to residents living with dementia and Alzheimer’s at Trinity, 3218 Indian Ripple Road. In addition, eight existing cottage…

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Supporters honored at United Church Homes Event
Trinity Church United Church of Christ received the Diakonie Award, which is presented to congregations that have demonstrated faithfulness, generosity, compassion and encouragement in their support of the UCH mission and its communities. The church has provided volunteers and financial support through special offerings and regular mission giving since Chapel…

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United Church Homes 2017 UCH/Ruth Frost Parker Healthcare Scholarship
This year, eight recipients were selected and each received a $2,500 scholarship. The following individuals were selected: Serenity Hooper (Dependent of employee) — Melinda Hooper, Unit Manager at Fairhaven Community Rachel Morgan (Employee) — STNA, Harmar Place Chelsea Oliver (Employee) — STNA, Patriot Ridge Julian Pelfrey (Dependent of employee) —…

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Concord Estates Receives 2017 Best of Fredonia Award
United Church Homes Regional Housing Manager Don Smith said he is pleased the Fredonia Award Program recognized Concord Estates and the work of Housing Manager Kathy Tooley. “It’s absolutely fantastic,” Smith said. “To get an award like that is definitely well received. Kathy does an excellent job for us. She…

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Eight older Ohioans inducted into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
Mr. Stauffer served as attorney to the late Ruth Frost Parker, a former board member of the UCH Board of Directors, whose legacy of giving contributed to a multitude of improvements at Parkvue. Last year, United Church Homes founded the Ruth Frost Parker Center for Abundant Aging in her name.…

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Local Healthcare Workers Honored by Alber Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Alice Hutzel-Bateson, MA, Communications-Marketing Coordinator Hutzel-bateson.1@osu.edu 740-725-6312 Marion, OH – Fourteen local health care workers received their Elder Care Certificates (ECC) from the Alber Enterprise Center at Ohio State Marion on Wednesday, May 10th, in a recognition ceremony with all the pomp and circumstance of a…

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UCH names Dailey executive director at Glenwood Community
In addition, Dailey said she is extremely excited about working at Glenwood, which offers its residents independent living and assisted living services and has an active residents’ association. “When I first became an administrator I was drawn to the community concept and communities where residents become a family,” Dailey said.…

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