Acts of Kindness – Dennis

Acts of Kindness – Dennis

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An ‘Angel’ Named Dennis Acts of Kindness … Big and Small … Every Day … All Year Long Dennis became acquainted with the Northland Shepherd’s Center (NSC) in 2016 when he helped NSC’s clients with their Medicare/Medicaid Missouri Claim. Dennis liked what he learned about NSC and later started volunteering in transportation, handyman services, and…

Christmas Blessings – Tom

Christmas Blessings – Tom

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Humbly Putting Others First, His Support Makes Dreams Come True Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long As Tom’s career was working in a warehouse, he knew all about general maintenance, receiving, handling, packing, lifting, storing, shipping out, etc. After retiring, he started working part time for the…

Christmas Blessings – Northland Stitchers

Christmas Blessings – Northland Stitchers

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Sewing, Knitting/Crocheting, & Quilting to Help OthersBig and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long For 17 years, since 2002, a group known as the NORTHLAND STITCHERS has made needed items for individuals and agencies throughout our community. They sew, knit/crochet, and/or quilt the needed items, making most items with donated materials. There is…

Christmas Blessings -The Four Cardinal Virtues

Christmas Blessings -The Four Cardinal Virtues

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Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long The holiday season is a time when we find ourselves gathering around the table to enjoy a meal with friends and family however, for some that can be a struggle. It warms our hearts to know that because of groups like the Kansas City Northland…

Christmas Blessings – Beads

Christmas Blessings – Beads

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The Holiday Magic of Beads, Staff, and Relatives Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long In conversation with Rayetta Hutchison, NSC Administration Assistant and Transportation Coordinator, Patty Monaco, NSC Volunteer Coordinator, mentioned wanting to make decorations for the upcoming open house for volunteers. So, it was only natural when Rayette received a call…

Christmas Blessings – MOW – Carol

Christmas Blessings – MOW – Carol

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Acts of Kindness in the NSC Community Big and Small … Every Day … All Year Long Carol has been a driver in NSC’s Meals on Wheels (MOW) program for over 20 years! For Carol, driving for MOW is a family tradition carried on from generation to generation. It all started in 1972 when her…

Christmas Blessings – Story of Mary

Christmas Blessings – Story of Mary

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They Could Not Let Her Leave Emptyhanded Acts of Kindness ~ Big and Small ~ Every Day ~ All Year Long If it wasn’t bad enough that Northland Shepherd’s Center was overlooked on half of their monthly food delivery, it was worse that Thanksgiving week this oversight took place. Participants wait in line in their…

Updating to Windows 11?

Updating to Windows 11?

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Updating to Windows 11 – Should I do it now? By Dale Grosbach – Technology Volunteer Beautiful commercials on television.  Messages on my laptop saying that ‘It’s time to update your device’.  Which has you thinking: “Should I update to Windows 11?” Windows 11 is the latest version of the software that runs our laptop…

caring cafe

Caring Café

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Caring Café is designed for caregivers and their loved ones to gather in a safe place and have fun.  Past and present caregivers can come also!  We meet monthly for a few hours and enjoy each other’s company and some form of entertainment. For the October fun entertainment, the Northland Square Dance group performed. Thank…

Zoom Etiquette

Zoom Etiquette

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As we all start to enjoy attending Zoom meetings from the comfort of our own home, dining table, living room, home office, or outside deck, we can appreciate that there should be rules and etiquette to follow, within the Zoom meeting. Most of us have attended a meeting where some attendee was chewing their food…