Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2009

McLouth Happenings

October 7, 2009

American Legion Auxiliary No. 393 will sponsor a soup luncheon and bake sale starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at the McLouth Community Center. Lunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds from their fundraisers remain in the McLouth community, distributed to scholarships and Girls State delegates.

• Hitting Alzheimer's Head-On, an informational meeting on dementia, will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the First Baptist Church of McLouth. Sheryl Stemmons, a licensed social worker with a master’s degree in gerontology, will present an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Learn the difference between Alzheimer’s and typical age-related changes; recognize warning signs; learn about the disease process and possible treatments; get support for caregivers. Become informed regarding understanding and caring for the memory-impaired elderly; and maintaining a dignified and effective relationship with a person suffering from this disability. The community is encouraged to attend this meeting. Bring a friend. Nearly everyone has a loved one who needs support.

— Please submit McLouth Community information, announcement, and upcoming events to Beverly Muzzy: mclouthhappenings@embarqmail.com or (913) 796-6935.

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