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Staff and Residents Featured at Concordia Fashion Show

May 8, 2012
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It was a busy weekend at Concordia Lutheran Ministries - we had a Concordia Haven Apartments open house and, of course, our annual Fashion Show fundraiser on back-to-back days! A huge thank you to all those involved and the many smiling faces who attended one or both events.

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Spreading the Word: The Concordia Chaplaincy Department

May 1, 2012
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Below is a story about the Concordia Chaplaincy Department, published in our February 2011 issue of Faith in Caring magazine. To be added to the mailing list or e-mail distribution list, e-mail us here or call the Concordia Public Relations Department at 724.352.1571, ext. 8266. Enjoy!

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Volunteers Make a Difference at Concordia (part 4): Volunteers Recognized at Luncheon

April 24, 2012
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All month long on the Concordia Blog, we've been talking about the importance of volunteers and highlighting a few of the many people who freely give their time to enrich the lives of others. As a faith-based organization, we believe in the importance of showing others the love of God, and our volunteers embody that idea every single day.

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Volunteers Make a Difference at Concordia (part 3): Volunteering Despite Adversity

April 16, 2012
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One of the beautiful things about volunteering is that one doesn't need to fit into a specific mold to help another human being. Young or old; black or white; short or tall there is very little criteria for lending a hand in some way.

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Volunteers Make a Difference at Concordia (part 2)

April 10, 2012
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April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. In recognition, each post this month will feature "blurbs" from some of the MANY volunteers who help us carry out our mission of caring every day. Each person who lends a hand at Concordia Lutheran Ministries deserves our highest praise, and we are so thankful for what they do.

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Volunteers Make a Difference Every Day at Concordia

April 3, 2012
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April 15-21 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. In recognition, each post this month will feature "blurbs" from some of the MANY volunteers who help us carry out our mission of caring every day. Each person who lends a hand at Concordia deserves our highest praise, and we are so thankful for each person.

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Diabetes Alert Day and 10 Super Foods

March 27, 2012
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Going Green: Concordia Residents "Blossom" in the Garden

March 20, 2012
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Happy first day of spring! In celebration of the changing season, below is a story that originally ran in Faith in Caring magazine last year. Concordia Lutheran Ministries has many resident gardeners who look forward to this time of year, and this story looks at just a few of them. Enjoy - feel free to comment below!

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Seven Traits of a Good Senior Care CNA

March 13, 2012
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One of the jobs with the most direct contact with patients and residents at Concordia are Nurse Aides and Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs). The job description of a CNA includes transporting patients, reporting changes in behavior, assisting with meals, cleaning and much more, but it can be summed up in one word: caring.

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Humble Beginnings: Concordia's First Construction Projects

March 6, 2012
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In celebration of Concordia's 130th aniversary of service to others, we're periodically posting excerpts from our history book. Additionally, each issue of our "Faith in Caring" magazine features a page on Concordia's history, as told by those who were part of it.

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