August 19, 2016

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Principia College Athletes

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Student athletes on the Principia College Volleyball and Cross Country teams expressed selflessness and joy while volunteering at Peace Haven on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Some painted guests’ nails while others played ping pong and balloon ball or read to guests. Some of these volunteers shared their gardening talents with us as they helped to […]

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August 9, 2016

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Botanical Gardens

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Peace Haven welcomed a volunteer from the Missouri Botanical Garden who gave a presentation on four primary elements of Chinese gardens: architecture, plants, rocks, and water. This interactive program offered our guests an opportunity to plant their own succulent plants while receiving instruction on how to best care for them.

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August 3, 2016

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Solar car

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Some of Peace Haven’s residents went to the Grant’s Farm parking lot on August 1 to view Principia College’s solar car and to meet solar car team members. The solar car was briefly in the St. Louis area as part of a planned stop during the 2016 American Solar Challenge.¬†We are always grateful for the […]

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July 25, 2016

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One of our Christian Science nurses played her guitar and sang songs in Spanish to guests gathered in Peace Haven’s living room. She was joined by another Christian Science nurse and a Floor Assistant. Each guest was given the song lyrics so they could sing along, too. What a fun gathering for all!

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July 25, 2016

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National Parks

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In July, volunteer Cliff Leeker gave another fabulous presentation at Peace Haven about his travels to national parks throughout the United States. Attendees were greatly interested in this engaging armchair travel program.

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