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Most recent activity:

First Board Meeting


Board Members:

     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: 


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. 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.

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