Fire Department helps with safety training at Nazareth Motherhouse

May 24, 2017 by  

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Despite the smell of smoke drifting in the air and the multiple bright red fire trucks and emergency vehicles lined up at the Nazareth Motherhouse on Wednesday afternoon, there was no cause for alarm. Members of the Concordia Fire Department were simply on hand to demonstrate the safe use of fire extinguishers to Sisters and employees of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia.

Greg Gallagher, facilities administrator for the Motherhouse, said that after all of the fire extinguishers in the Motherhouse were updated, the expired extinguishers were saved for this training in order to give staff and sisters hands-on experience in putting out a fire.

Gallagher met with the assembled group in the auditorium where he reviewed the fire emergency manual for the building. Then James Buller, Concordia firefighter and paramedic, addressed the group on the proper use of handheld fire extinguishers.

Buller used the word “PASS” as a mnemonic device to help the group remember the proper procedure for handling an extinguisher. Pull the pin. Aim the extinguisher. Squeeze the handle and shoot at the base of the fire.

“Never fight a fire bigger than you,” Buller said. “And always keep your butt in the breeze.”

By which he meant for the group to always have an escape route in mind so they don’t find themselves trapped if something goes wrong.

Firefighters Levi Whitley, Kyle Newville and Caiten Shamburg assisted Buller with setting up an actual fire in the parking lot of the building, and relighting it between extinguishing attempts. Then sisters, nursing staff and other employees took turns pulling the pins on the bright red extinguishers and trying their hands at fighting the fire.

Gallagher said the hands-on training allows staff to gain familiarity with the safety equipment so they won’t hesitate to use the extinguishers in case of an actual fire.

Education, health and National Night Out focus of forum

May 24, 2017 by  

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USD 333 Concordia Superintendent Quentin Breese was the featured speaker May 23 at the 35th Community Needs Forum, hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia. Breese began his two-year contract as Concordia’s superintendent on July 1, 2016.

In addition to Breese’s review of his first year as superintendent, other topics included fundraising for a new urgent care facility in Concordia and brainstorming for the upcoming National Night Out set for Aug 1.

Education

Breese originally joined the District in 2011 as the Concordia Junior/Senior High School principal, and later became USD 333 Concordia’s assistant superintendent. He discussed the challenges of his first year as superintendent including the challenge of school funding.

“Last year we were told we’d have a 50/50 chance of a shutdown. This year we were told a 90/10 chance,” he said. “There are so many great legislators who are in there fighting for us. But some just don’t get it.”

Realignment of resources also has been a challenge. Under Breese, a capital improvement plan has been put into place.

“It’s not the sexy stuff,” he said. “It’s things like HVAC, plumbing and buses… some things no one sees but if we don’t start with that then nothing matters since we can’t operate.” Breese said even he has filled in on driving bus routes when needed.

Other challenges involve filling vacancies in the district. Breese said new teachers coming out of school are looking at a base salary of $33,000 per year, but many are coming out with a student loan debt of $85,000 to $90,000.

But overall it has been a rewarding experience. “The greatest thing about being a Superintendent is that … it matters,” as a quote from his PowerPoint stated. “The toughest thing about being a Superintendent is that … it matters every day!”

National Night Out

The Domestic Violence Association of Central Kansas (DVACK) will chair the Concordia Year of Peace committee. Tanya Paul and Julie Willoughby with DVACK are preparing for this summer’s National Night Out Day, which is observed annually on the first Tuesday in August. This year the event will be Aug. 1 in Concordia.

National Night Out is a community police awareness-raising event in the United States created to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, town watch, neighborhood watch and other initiatives.

“The main goal is just neighbors getting together and getting to know each other,” Willoughby said. “It doesn’t take a bunch of money.”

Residents are encouraged to organize block parties that night and register them with the National Night Out committee. Block party leaders should contact Paul and Willoughby at juliew@dvack.org and tanyaj@dvack.org by July 1 to register their parties. A list and map of block parties in Concordia will be made available to the public in mid-August.

Tag football? Hula-hoop contests? Lawn chairs and potlucks? Anything works to bring the neighborhood together.

“National Night Out parties have always been a positive situation,” said Bruce Nutter of Concordia. “We meet someone new in the neighborhood each year and the police come by and socialize.”

Urgent Care

A fundraising campaign is in progress to establish an urgent care/stat care clinic on U.S. Highway 81 in Concordia. The planned urgent care clinic would be a dedicated medical facility away from the Family Care Center and the Cloud County Health Center in Concordia that would primarily treat injuries or illnesses requiring immediate care, but don’t require a visit to the emergency room.

Pam Campbell, executive assistant at CCHC, reported that they are applying for tax credits and are seeking the public’s help with letters of support and pledge letters. She is hoping to receive letters of support by next week.

“We aren’t looking for an increase in sales tax,” Campbell said. “This will be through privately funded donations, grants and tax credits.”

Residents interested in supporting the new facility are encouraged to visit the CCHC website at www.cchc.com to find a link to the community service tax credit pledge form.

The Community Needs Forum grew out of informal meetings between the Sisters of St. Joseph and community leaders in the fall of 2008. The first working lunch was held in January 2009, and the continuing gatherings have identified what participants see as the greatest needs in the community and have established smaller groups to seek solutions. The working lunches — now held about once a quarter — continue to provide an opportunity for updates on projects and a clearinghouse for new ideas.

 

 

Creating a greener lifestyle

May 22, 2017 by  

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To learn more about the Sisters of St. Joseph Ecological Integrity Committee, CLICK HERE.

Wash your car yourself, from a bucket.

 

Eulogy for Sister Liberata Pellerin: Dec. 17, 1918-May 11, 2017

May 14, 2017 by  

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Vigil: May 13, 2017 at the Nazareth Motherhouse

Eulogy: by Sister Bette Moslander and Sister Marcia Allen

Eulogist: Sister Marcia Allen

Some years ago when Liebe was very ill she asked her dear friend, Bette Moslander, to give her eulogy. Bette dutifully prepared Liebe’s eulogy; however, as we know Liebe recovered and lived for at least a decade more. This evening I will read the eulogy that Bette prepared. Before ending I’ll invite you to contribute to this eulogy with your own memories of Liebe.

Sister Bette begins:

We are here this evening to remember and honor Sister Liberata Pellerin, better known to all of us as Liebe, a Sister of St. Joseph for 77 years and for those of us who knew her well, a very dear friend and a pleasant companion on the journey of life.

Liebe (Antoinette Elizabeth) was born in Lake Linden, Michigan, the last of 13 children born to Louis and Alida Chartier Pellerin. Her father was born and raised in Quebec, and remained a native Canadian. Her mother was of French Canadian heritage but was born in Michigan and was a U.S. citizen. Liebe was always quick to say that she knew she was loved, if not spoiled from the beginning, by her parents and her nine brothers and her three sisters.

“I had a very happy childhood,” she wrote. “As I was growing up, I knew I was deeply loved by my parents and my older brothers and sisters. I have often reflected on the unloved and abused children of today’s world and am grateful for the love I have known all through my lifetime.”

Liebe was one of the best story tellers I have ever known and it would be tempting to simply share verbatim her entire Life Review as she tells the story of growing up in Lake Linden, a small copper mining town with refining plants for the mines just a few miles away from her home. The family lived in a Company house and her father and brothers worked in the mines. One of her favorite tasks was to take them lunch when her mother made a special dish they all loved – French pasties.

In grade school she was taught by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia in St Joseph’s parish school. She excelled in her school work. When she was in the upper grades she was, on occasion, asked to substitute for a few hours in the lower grades. These years of her growing up are the setting of many of our Liebe stories. Stories of Father Raymond the parish priest — something of a benevolent tyrant; and a moving story about the school burning down and the displacement of both the classrooms and the Sisters until it could be reopened.

Her father died on the day she was to be confirmed, May 10, 1931. Liebe was very close to her father and it was a great loss for her. After her brothers and sisters had married, or moved out of Lake Linden, Liebe and her mother lived in a small rented space above a grocery store. She loved her mother deeply and she wrote, “My Mother and I were the best of friends and companions.”  Knowing her mother was not well she said, “I often prayed to the Blessed Mother asking her not to let my mother die.” However, when Liebe was just 18 her mother did die and she went to Detroit, Michigan, to live with one of her married brothers and later with Yolande, her niece. They tried to make it on their own during the Great Depression of the 30s. During this time she was slowly and subtly being drawn toward a vocation to the Sisters of St. Joseph which, she says, she had repressed for a while.

“Eventually I sensed a deep knowing, a call, a sureness about a step into religious life. It was an inner experience and for that reason I was able to overcome the resistance of family and limitation of finances.” When she finally wrote a letter to ask to enter she said about it: “I was not so much asking; rather, it was more like ‘I’m coming!’ ”

Mother Mary Rose Waller was the Superior General when Liebe entered the postulancy on Sept. 2, 1939. She received the habit on March 19, 1940, and made final vows on Aug. 15, 1944. Her first years were spent teaching the primary classes in the parish schools in Illinois, Michigan and Kansas. Countless stories of her exploits as a kindergarten and first grade teacher have entertained her friends for years and they never tired of hearing them told over and over. The stories always revealed her love for the smallest of the children and her delight and humorous insights into their age of innocence.  What was remarkable for me is that she remembered their names and their faces. I remember on one occasion the two of us were in a restaurant and she told me that a man sitting close by was a former child she had in primary school in Manhattan. Simultaneously the man rose from his seat and approached her and as he approached she rose and greeted him by name. They had not seen one another since his school days.

In 1957, Liebe began academic work at Catholic University toward her Masters Degree in Theology and Sacred Scripture. This was during the summers; meanwhile, she continued teaching during the school year. Liebe notes “During my summers at Catholic University the first seeds of renewal in the Church were being sown…I could sense a change coming. Theologians were pointing, unknowingly perhaps, to a new era in the Catholic Church…. With the dawn of Vatican II and afterwards, changes began to appear in the Church and in religious life…It was a time when many were leaving their congregations. Throughout these years I never thought of leaving religious life.”

In 1966, while serving as the Director of Temporary Professed and living at Marymount College, Liebe discovered that she had a severe case of high blood pressure that was resistant to treatment. She entered into a number of years of coping with this health problem that over time required several hospitalizations, angiograms and angioplasties, until finally a successful quadruple by-pass surgery in 1997 brought her a measure of good health.

In spite of her heart condition, Liebe continued her work serving as co-director of novices with Sister Mary Fran Simon from 1967-1970, a time when there were no precedents for formation to religious life in the post-Vatican Church. In 1970, she was appointed vice president to replace Sister Christella Buser, who became president at the death of Mother Therese Marie Stafford. Both were elected to a 4-year term ending in 1975. Then she was able to continue her education in spirituality.

“During the year 1975—76,” she wrote, “I was privileged to attend the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, California. My study was focused on the writings of John of the Cross and spiritual direction. It came at a good time in my life.”

From there she was in charge of postulants for one year and then went to Craig, Colorado, for several years, living and working with Sister Mary Ann Flax. Following her western slope experience, which she treasured, she moved to Manhattan where she worked in pastoral ministry and lived with Sister Betty Suther. Next came a year in Grand Island as Sister Bette Moslander’s secretary as Bette worked for the Quinn Commission. She also worked in Central Catholic High School’s library.

During the post Vatican II years, the congregation undertook a profound spiritual renewal and Liebe was often engaged in direction of 30-day retreats in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, and for several summers in Federation teams for the “Life Programs.” She also gave preached retreats and was sought out as a spiritual director.

In 1982, she qualified as a Progoff Intensive Journal consultant and gave numerous workshops at Manna House and for other religious congregations. The workshops she cherished most were the Journal workshops she gave in the Kansas Correctional Facility at Lansing. She says, “I came to know and love the prisoners who were so receptive to journal writing and whose lives are not unlike our own in desire for new beginnings after having made mistakes.”

In 1986, Liebe was asked to become the congregational archivist and served nearly 20 years in that capacity until 2005. In 1989 she moved to Manna House of Prayer, commuting each day to the archives but also doing some spiritual direction, journaling and helping out with the many programs and other services involved in serving those who came to Manna House.

Sister Marcia’s addition:

She lived and worked as a member of the Manna House of Prayer community from 1989 until May 2015. During those years she was known for her generosity and wisdom, her ready spirit and her love for people and cooking. Yes, cooking! She loved to be in the kitchen helping  prepare the meals, encouraging the cooks and regaling them with her wonderful stories. Sometimes she would just sit in the rocking chair there and keep them company with her wit and wisdom, her warmth and loving attention. And when the need arose she would wield her talent as a cook with efficiency and effectiveness.

Liebe was practical, down to earth and realistic. Let me give you an example of this: When one of her young friends heard of her passing she wrote: “I will miss her greatly, and treasure all the more the afghan she crocheted for me one Christmas, a remembrance of a gentle presence who saw straight through all the crap and never feared calling me on it!” This is as good a picture of Liebe as any! At the same time she was gentle, compassionate and always genuinely interested in people. She was ever ready to start a conversation especially with someone who looked shy or like the outsider in a group. She had a way of drawing people out and was easily likable.

Liebe moved to the Motherhouse in the spring of 2015 and was the same loving and gentle, bright presence there. Visits with her revealed that she was alert to what was happening around her and at the same time to what was happening within. She speaks of this in her last commitment-to-mission statement written for the year 2016-2017:

YES is the word for this time in my life.

I say YES to what has been and what will be.

I say YES to God who has been saying YES to me for 77 years in community and 97+ years of my life.

I want to live the rest of my days as a YES and a thank you

to our community of Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia

and to God who sustains us.

 

I’ll let Bette finish this eulogy. She writes:

As I look back on my years of living in community with Liebe I am deeply grateful for having known her and been privileged to call her friend. She lived life to the full, even when it was difficult. She was a woman who was at peace with her life and with the ways of God with her.

In the years after Liebe had completed her Life Review she would occasionally add a page, or a new insight. Among the last entries added to her Life Review she quotes Teilhard de Chardin’s words on death from The Divine Milieu. Let me close with that quote.

“At that last moment when I feel I am losing hold of myself and am absolutely passive within the hands of the great Unknown forces that have formed me; in all those dark moments, O God, grant that I may understand that it is you (provided only my faith is strong enough)  who are painfully parting the fibers of my being in order to penetrate to the very marrow of my substance and bear me away within yourself.”

Liebe adds a postscript:

“SURRENDER is the language of this phase of my life and I am at peace.”

And to this we say THANK YOU, Liebe, for your YES among us – for your wonderful and gracious life which you shared so generously with all of us!

 

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Memorials for Sister Liberata Pellerin may be given to the Sisters of St. Joseph Health Care/Retirement Fund or the Apostolic Works of the Sisters; P.O Box 279, Concordia KS 66901. To make an online donation in Sister Liberata’s memory, click on the button below:

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Sister Liberata Pellerin passed May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 by  

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Sister Liberata Pellerin died May 11, 2017, at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia, KS. She was 98 years old and a Sister of St. Joseph for 77 years. She was born in Lake Linden, MI, on December 17, 1918, to Louis and Alida Chartier Pellerin, the youngest of thirteen children, and was baptized Antoinette Elizabeth. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Concordia, KS on September 2, 1939. On March 18, 1940, Antoinette received the habit of the Sisters of St. Joseph and was given the name Sister Liberata. She pronounced first vows on March 19, 1941 and final vows on August 15, 1944.

In 1954 Sister Liberata received a B.A. in education; from Marymount College, Salina. In 1964 she received a M.A. from Catholic University in Theology. She taught in institutions staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph in Manhattan and Cawker City, KS and in Gladstone, MI. Sister Liberata was elected Vice President of the Congregation on December 30, 1969 to fill the unexpired term of S. Christella Buser; after this she was elected to a four-year term as Vice President on December 28, 1970.

In 1986 Sister Liberata accepted the position of Archivist for the community which she continued until 2005.

Sister Liberata was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, and nine brothers. A Bible Vigil Service will be held May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Nazareth Motherhouse with Sister Marcia Allen as the eulogist. The Mass of Christian Burial will be May 15 at 4:00 p.m. in the Motherhouse Chapel with Rev. David Metz presiding. The burial will be in the Nazareth Motherhouse Cemetery. Chaput-Buoy Mortuary, 325 W. 6th St., Concordia, KS is in charge of arrangements. Memorials for Sister Liberata may be given to the Sisters of St. Joseph Health Care/ Retirement Fund or the Apostolic Works of the Sisters; P.O Box 279, Concordia, KS 66901. Vigil Service Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass, Monday, May 15, 2017 at 4 p.m. Nazareth Motherhouse

 

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Memorials for Sister Liberata Pellerin may be given to the Sisters of St. Joseph Health Care/Retirement Fund or the Apostolic Works of the Sisters; P.O Box 279, Concordia KS 66901. To make an online donation in Sister Liberata’s memory, click on the button below:

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Third-grade classes tour Nazareth Motherhouse

May 4, 2017 by  

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A crowd of inquisitive Concordia third-graders filled the halls at the Nazareth Motherhouse on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons this week to learn about the historic building and the Sisters of St. Joseph who built it.

It was part of an annual tradition for Concordia Elementary School students, who each spring explore the local landmark as part of their Kansas local history curriculum. Students from the classrooms of teachers Katie Nease, Starla Balthazor, Laura Barta and Lisa McFadden toured the building and grounds.


The Sisters of St. Joseph came to Concordia in 1884, and the five-story, limestone-and-brick Nazareth Convent and Academy, generally called the Nazareth Motherhouse today, was built in 1902-03. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973.

Jane Wahlmeier, administrative services coordinator at the Motherhouse, organized the tour program and materials. Helping as guides were Sisters Marilyn Wall, Carm Thibault, Judy Stephens, Mary Jo Thummel, Pat McLennon, Anna Marie Broxterman, Jean Befort and Pat Eichner, as well as volunteer Motherhouse docent Mary Jane Hurley.

The guides focused on the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph, their role in Concordia, their missions wherever they serve and the Motherhouse building and its art and artifacts.

As the afternoon closed, Wahlmeier asked the assembled classes, “What is the one thing you will remember?”

Hands shot up around the room. Popular choices were the stained-glass windows in the chapel, the grotto in Lourdes Park, the artwork in the building and the scale-sized model of the Motherhouse in the Heritage Room exhibit. Not to be left out was the aviary, with several students sharing what they named the various birds.

For more information on arranging a tour of the Motherhouse, contact Wahlmeier at 785-243-2113 ext. 1101 or email jwahlmeier@csjkansas.org.

Join us for just one week, to see all sides of this important issue

May 3, 2017 by  

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Join us for a one-week experience that delves into the life and culture on the US/Mexico border.

We will see first-hand the struggles of immigrants as we visit shelters, agencies and cooperatives that serve them.

This experience is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia. In our commitment to Gospel living and nonviolence, we stand in solidarity with undocumented immigrants.

Since this issue is so close to our hearts, the Sisters of St. Joseph provide a grant to cover half of the cost.

We will be staying at the Sisters’ Grandview Convent in El Paso. Sisters Missy Ljungdahl and Donna Otter live there and will help organize our experience while in El Paso.

Prayer and reflection will be an important part of each of our days.

Space is limited for this experience. We will honor first come, first served in the application process.

PARTICIPANT’S COST: $300 per person (Sisters of St. Joseph cover the additional expense). Also, participants will be responsible for purchasing their own food as we travel to and from El Paso.

ORGANIZED BY: The Sisters of St. Joseph Immigration Committee (Sisters Anna Marie Broxterman, Dian Hall, Judy Stephens, Christina Brodie, Marilyn Wall and Janet LeDuc)

CLICK HERE for a one-page registration form, or contact Sister Judy for more information: 785-243-2149 or jstephens@csjkansas.org.

Motherhouse prepares for spring plant sale and garage sale

May 3, 2017 by  

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For the second year in a row, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia will be having a Spring Plant Sale, featuring plants, flowers and vegetables grown in the Motherhouse greenhouse by gardener Lyle Pounds. In addition, the annual Manna House of Prayer garage sale also will be held at the Motherhouse so shoppers can browse all the bargains at one convenient location.

For the second year in a row, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia will be having a Spring Plant Sale, featuring plants, flowers and vegetables grown in the Motherhouse greenhouse by gardener Lyle Pounds. In addition, the annual Manna House of Prayer garage sale also will be held at the Motherhouse so shoppers can browse all the bargains at one convenient location.

The sales will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Motherhouse, 13th and Washington streets in Concordia.

“We had so much fun last year, we decided to make it an annual event,” said Ambria Gilliland, assistant director of the sisters’ Development Office.

Along with plants and flowers, there will be hand-painted pots, signs and other garden art created by Development Office staff. Gilliland, development assistant Laura Hansen and Pounds have spent time throughout the winter and spring getting plants started and growing. The selection will include geraniums, marigolds, bulbs, bedding plants, hanging baskets and vegetables.

Gilliland and Hansen have been creating hand-painted pots and working with the Motherhouse maintenance crew to design wooden signs and other home décor, including items made from old windows from the Motherhouse.

All the proceeds from the Spring Plant Sale benefit the Sisters of St. Joseph and their ministries, while garage sale proceeds support Manna House programs, including the Helping Hands emergency assistance fund. Last year the event brought in more than $2,700 for the Sisters of St. Joseph and their ministries.

Building critical thinkers and critical minds

April 21, 2017 by  

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How can 2,000-year-old religious beliefs translate into modern day life?

That is the question Kansas Wesleyan University Professor Phil Meckley, of Salina, put before six students from his honors class entitled “Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus.” The class is based on the book by the same name which explores the impact that these four historical individuals have had on modern thought.

To help them find answers to that question, they visited the Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia at the Nazareth Motherhouse on April 18.


The six students had an opportunity to eat lunch, meet and talk one-on-one with sisters in the Motherhouse, before being taken on a tour of the house by Sister Pat   Eichner. While the beautiful stained-glass windows in the Sacred Heart Chapel and the dramatic Rose Window garnered the students’ admiration, they were equally interested in exploring how modern Sisters actually live and work inside the Motherhouse.

Following the tour, the students sat down with Eichner and Sister Janet Lander for a question and answer session. Discussion ranged from things as mundane as “How do you pay for food?” to the more spiritual, “Was there one specific thing that made you know it was your calling to be a nun?”

Meckley has made a tradition of bringing his class to the Motherhouse each year. This year’s group also visited the Buddhist Temple in Salina earlier in the semester.

For more information on scheduling a tour at the Nazareth Motherhouse, call (785) 243-2113 or email jwahlmeier@csjkansas.org.

Something to talk about

April 19, 2017 by  

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Tori Ehlers uses sign language to engage the children at Neighbor to Neighbor.

The preschoolers who visit Neighbor to Neighbor in Concordia have something new to talk about. Speech pathologist Tori Ehlers has been visiting the playgroup every Wednesday morning in April to entertain and interact with the children.

“Do you guys like Pete the Cat?” Ehlers asked the assembled kids and parents in the playroom. Responses were quick and positive. Ehlers presented the “I Love My White Shoes” book with the use of music, video and printed book. After the presentation the children worked on completing coloring books to reinforce the identification of the different colors that Pete the Cat experienced with his white shoes. As Pete the Cat would say, “It’s all good.”

Previous sessions have featured “Pete’s Pizza” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.”
Ehlers, who now works for Cloud County Health Center, has 18 years of experience working with children in school systems. She began work at CCHC at the end of October 2016.

While reading the book, Ehlers often used sign language to help get the message across to her young audience.
“Signing is just another modality to convey language,” Ehlers said. “Especially in the zero to 5 age group when speech might be delayed, signing can help them to not be so frustrated.”
 
Ehlers said she also talks to the mothers in attendance to help the signing carryover into regular life. She will return to Neighbor to Neighbor at 10 a.m. April 26. The interactive book “Push Here” will be featured.

All children from infants to 5 years of age are invited to attend this free event.


For more information about the speech pathology services Ehlers offers, contact the hospital’s rehabilitation department at 243-8514 or email tehlers@srhc.com. For more information about programs offered at Neighbor to Neighbor, call 262-4215, or email neighbortoneighbor@csjkansas.org.

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