Most recent activity:
First Board Meeting
Brian Drygas, President
John Leiter, Vice-President
Ellie Matthay, Secretary
Mehernoush McPherson, Treasurer
Vanessa Weichberger, Construction Planning Coordinator
Pat Burrell, Operational Planning Coordinator
Stacey Gallup, Communications Coordinator
Judy Mangold, Myrtle Beach Outreach Coordinator
Pictures and short bios: meherliving.com/about_us
Highlights of first meeting:
- Adoption of by-laws.
- Election of officers.
- We have land to build on!
- Newsletter has a 194 person list and 17 newsletters sent out.
- Facebook group has 279 members.
- Website had 1114 visits in the last 12 months.
- Business Strategy Plan is being created including:
Construction plan and cost
Start-up plan and cost
Operational plan and cost
Timeline of the Journey (so far):
Vision is started
Jack Small creates the name Meher Living and has the dream of an assisted living facility with wonderful Baba archive material on site. Jack talks to people and gives out Meher Living business cards to gather support.
MeherLiving.com web site created - February 24, 2016
Sent out Newsletter #1 - May 14, 2016
The newsletter has a Meher Living Services Survey that 25 people respond to.
50 people on newsletter email list - August 13, 2016
Facebook Page started for Meher Living – April 25, 2017
Meher Living Inc. - July 11, 2017
Meher Living becomes a formal non-profit corporation in South Carolina.
100 people on newsletter email list - October 1, 2017
Meher Living Planning Meetings – September 23 and 24, 2017
Over 20 people attended planning meetings in Myrtle Beach.
Meher Living Live! Events – October 14 and 16, 2017
On-line events covering planning for Meher Living.
Land Purchased for Meher Living – December 7, 2017
A one-acre parcel of land was purchased by friends of Meher Living to be leased to own to Meher Living. See more about the land: Land
150 people on email list – December 24, 2017
Celebration and Dedication of the Meher Living Site – December 24, 2017
Prayers were said to Meher Baba at the dedication of the beautiful wooded one-acre site for Meher Living.
200 people in Meher Living Facebook group - December 25, 2017
Jack Small passed away peacefully with loved ones and close friends chanting Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai, on December 29th 2017.