Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Heat Is On! The Wii Bowling Season at Laclede Groves Is in Full Swing

At what point does a fad become a full-on craze? Because, for the nearly 60 residents who take part in Laclede Groves’ Wii Bowling league, their sport of choice has officially turned into an campus-wide sensation. “We’re starting our third year,” says Roy Pfund, one of the league’s top scorers,” and the competition’s really getting […]

LSS Named St. Louis’ Largest Not-For-Profit for the Third Year Running

For the third year in a row, Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) was recognized as St. Louis’ largest not-for-profit organization by the St. Louis Business Journal. As the Journal’s Research Director Nicholas Ledden writes, “With nearly 1,100 full-time staff and another 640 part-time workers (in the St. Louis area alone), the faith-based provider of … services […]

LSS Residents Chime in on Lives Full of Love

What a perfect pair of stories on Valentine’s Day — the folks at recently paid a visit to LSS’ Richmond Terrace community to talk with residents about past loves. And, as anyone who’s visited Richmond Terrace could have guessed, the residents had plenty to say. Meanwhile, LSS residents at Lenoir Woods in Columbia, Missouri, […]

Fellowship, Fun, and the Faces of Hope: Supporting LSS Benevolent Care in 2012

In 2011, Lutheran Senior Services introduced The LSSLiving Foundation, which is dedicated to raising funds that enable LSS to continue providing for those who can no longer provide for themselves. In 2012, the Foundation is kicking things off with a bang! The calendar is filling up with events to support Benevolent Care at LSS, including… […]

Mission Giving: Doing More with Less by Making a Bequest to LSS

The trend today is doing more with less. Coupons are everywhere. Frugal is in. It’s back to basics as people look for ways to achieve more for their favorite causes with what they can afford to give. Fortunately, there is a way to make a significant gift without spending very much at all. It’s called […]

The Classics: What You Don’t Know About the 1957 Chevy Bel Air

Say it loud and say it proud: “I’m not getting older. I’m getting better!” In the spirit of aging beautifully, we present a year-long series on The Classics ­— books, movies, cars, and music that just get better and better as time goes by. That wide grill. The chrome headlights. The tailfins. And that sound. […]

The Classics: The Vinyl 45 LP

The spin of the record. The hiss of the needle. Invented in 1948 and still in production today, the vinyl LP has proven to be a lasting format. Here are a few things you might not know about your record collection: Before the introduction of the larger LP,recordings were often broken up across several discs […]