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Concordia "Dog Days of Summer" Dog Show a Big Hit

August 21, 2012
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On Aug. 14, the Concordia at Cabot campus was taken over by man's four-legged best friends, as over 20 dogs spent the evening entertaining 150+ residents, staff and community members at the 12th Annual Dog Days of Summer Dog Show behind the Lund Care Center. There were four categories for the pooches to win prizes in --

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Summer Reading Suggestions from Concordia Residents

August 14, 2012
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Summer is great for a lot of things barbecues, baseball, blockbuster movies, vacations, fireworks, nice weather, flip flops, swimming... the list could go on and on. For a lot of people, the summer is also a great time to get wrapped up in a few good books.

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Call to Care: Christ Cares for People Through People

August 7, 2012
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Today's post is from Concordia Chaplain Rev. Roger Nuerge and is part four of the "Call to Care" series. Concordia's Chaplaincy Department actively contributes to our residents' well being.

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Over 600 Enjoy the Concordia Summer Festival

July 31, 2012
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Concordia at Cabot saw a flurry of activity on Sunday, July 29, as over 600 community members, staff and residents attended the 131st Annual Concordia Summer Festival. Between the delicious food, entertainment, Saxonburg Trolleys, fishing derby, worship service (featuring the outstanding preacher Dr. Dean Wenthe), car cruise and kids activities, there wasn't a frown in the place.

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The Benefits of an In-House Pharmacy for Long Term Care

July 24, 2012
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A growing trend in the world of long term care pharmacy is for facilities to own or become partners in the pharmacy that serves their location. Concordia was ahead of the curve in this regard when executives decided to start their own long term care pharmacy approximately 10 years ago, and thus Providence Pharmacy Services was born.

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Concordia's Summer Event Calendar is Full (as usual)

July 17, 2012
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It's already been a busy (and HOT) summer season at Concordia, with the Golf Outing, Legacy Society Luncheon, Good Samaritan Hospice children's bereavement camps and hundreds of resident-centered activities and events. What can we say? We would rather be busy than bored. :)

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Concordia Golf Outing Raises Around $75K for Charitable Care

July 10, 2012
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Yesterday was the 9th Annual Concordia Lutheran Ministries Golf Outing, which was held at the prestigous Treesdale Golf and Country Club. The event raised around $75,000 for the Good Samaritan Endowment Fund (Concordia's charitable care fund for residents who can't pay for the full cost of care).

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Former Patient's Family Beautifies Good Samaritan Hospice House

July 3, 2012
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Each week during the month of April, we talked here on the blog about the volunteers who make a difference every day at Concordia Lutheran Ministries. Around that time, another group was doing some great, selfless work but we didn't get a chance to talk about them at the time.

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Concordia Legacy Society Members Honored at Luncheon

June 26, 2012
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"It takes a noble man to plant a seed for a tree that will someday give shade to people he may never meet." ~ David Trueblood

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Good Samaritan Hospice Camps A Huge Success

June 19, 2012
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This past weekend, well over 100 kids and teenagers at YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer spent several days splashing in a pool, tackling obstacle courses, hanging out with therapy dogs, doing arts and crafts, buzzing down zip-lines, playing sports, writing music and hanging around campfires?

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