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Support Sustainability—Heating Costs Are Rising: Tips to Lower Your Bill and Carbon Footprint

This winter, Americans are projected to pay the highest price in a decade to heat their homes. A recent study by The National Energy Assistance Directors Association estimates that the average U.S. household will pay 17.2% more for heating costs — $177 more on average — compared to last year, which already saw record-breaking prices. A combination…

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Jan 2023 Alzheimer’s News

January 2023 Alzheimer’s News From presentations at the 15th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) Congress Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in San Francisco. There is promising news about the use of C2N Diagnostic’s Precivity AD and Precivity AD2 Blood Tests as Blood-Based biomarkers in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. New research shows that neurologists and memory…

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Tuesday Evening Dialogue New Book January 10

2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm potluck | 7:00pm book discussion | Heritage Rm Please join us for our next TED session when we discuss the first half of the novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. It is a beautifully written story and incredibly funny about the importance of friendship and social…

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December 2022 Alzheimer’s News

December 2022 Alzheimer’s News As a follow-up from our October 2022 Alzheimer’s News, this past week researchers gathered in San Francisco. Data from the Phase 3 global clinical trial of lecanemab confirmed this treatment changes the course of the disease in a meaningful way for people in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s…

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International Education Week

Presented by Benji Adejoh, exchange student living with the Bumgarner-Cameron family Sunday, November 27 | 11:15am | Heritage Room & Zoom It’s International Education Week (IEW)! Benji Adejoh, an exchange student at Parkway South High School from Nigeria is part of the Bumgarner-Cameron Family this year. IEW is an initiative led by the U.S. Department…

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Roller Skating for PUCC Youth

Saturday, November 13 | 6:30 – 9:00pm | SKATEPORT PLAZA – 408 WEIDMAN ROAD, BALLWIN, MO 63011 Middle and High Schoolers are invited to join us for roller skating — whether you are new at it or you’re a roller derby champion or just dream of Xanadu. Meet us there at Skateport Plaza for the…

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11/8 TED

TED—Everything Happens for a Reason – November 8 2nd & 4th Tuesdays | 6:00pm Potluck | 7:00pm Discussion | Heritage Room Please join us for our next Tuesday Evening Dialogue in our concluding discussion of the book Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler. We will also be choosing…

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11/6 – The History of Voting Rights

Nancy Price is a frequent lecturer on elections and is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Missouri. The League’s mission is empowering voters and defending democracy, critical goals in these times of election deniers following the 2020 presidential election. Be an informed voter and attend this timely and important presentation. Zoom: Meeting…

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Thank you for Trunk or Treat Success

We would like to thank everyone who participated in Trunk or Treat. From the beautifully decorated trunks and other festive decorations and signs, to the creative games, crafts, and facepainting, to the yummy treats, it was a rousing success! Of course, what made the event so successfull was You. Each and every one of you…

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TAD Tuesday Afternoon Dialogue – November 15

1st & 3rd Tuesdays | 2:00—3:00pm Please join us as we read Litany of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren. “In the overlooked moments and routines of our day, we can become aware of God’s presence in surprising ways. How do we embrace the sacred in the ordinary and the…

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