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Bringing Alzheimer’s into the light

Jun 6, 2018

Bringing Alzheimer’s into the light Alzheimer’s Association acts locally this month to bring awareness to the disease and to raise funds to combat it By Brett Auten The month of June is designated as Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, but for those who have loved ones afflicted with the disease, it is at the forefront…

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Beyond the garage

May 31, 2018

Beyond the garage The St. Rose Philippine Duchesne garage sale in Florissant is one of the largest charity fundraisers in the region By Charlotte Beard This is the season for seeing an increase in garage sales with signs and flying balloons to point the way for traffic or a passerby. However, there might be few…

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Drawing on experience

May 31, 2018

Drawing on experience ‘Yeggs’ cartoonist looks to the past, and to the local community for inspiration By Brett Auten A lifelong love of animation and storytelling has parlayed into a weekly enterprise. John Hanna is the creator of “Yeggs,” a comic series that runs in the Community News that focuses on Robert and Bill, two rabbits…

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St. Peters Water Park

May 23, 2018

Summer is back with a splash New and renovated aquatic parks across St. Charles County offer family fun and cool relief from sweltering heat By Brett Auten The time is upon us. Sunglasses, flip-flops and sunscreen are soon to become week-to-week staples. Area residents and visitors can now test drive a new water park, and…

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Second chances

May 23, 2018

A place for second chances By Brenda Mahr Did you knowAfrican-American males have a 32 percent lifetime chance of going to prison, that 11 percent of homeless adults are veterans and one in five experiencing homelessness have a serious mental illness or conditions related to chronic substance abuse?  Did you know approximately 17,375 offenders found…

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Reaching out to veterans

May 23, 2018

Reaching out to veterans The Kaufman Fund raises money and distributes it to organizations that support veterans across the St. Louis region By Charlotte Beard In corporate America there is a concept for “training the trainer” – providing proper preparation for those who train or instruct other people. Perhaps in the nonprofit sector there should…

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