Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The residents of Sunrise on Clayton, in Richmond Heights, spoke about how they met and provided keys to a lasting relationship in conjunction with Valentine's Day on Tuesday.
In honor of Valentine's Day on Tuesday, Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch teamed up with Maplewood-Brentwood Patch to ask three committed couples about their lives together and what it takes to maintain a relationship. We visited Richmond Heights-based Sunrise on Clayton, home to approximately 80 senior residents. Here is some of what they told us. Paul and Betty Hayes Age: 88 Years married: 67 Anniversary: March 22, 1945 Formerly of: Dogtown Paul and Betty Hayes met in their mid-teens while attending Shelbina High School in northeast Missouri. For Paul, it was love at first sight. "'That's her, I'm going to marry her,'" Betty recalls him saying. They were reintroduced at a dinner party. Paul went to college in Quincy, IL, while Betty …
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The Richmond Heights Memorial Library’s Book Club discussed the Annie Dillard novel at its March meeting.
Imagine yourself on the windswept sands of the open dunes of Provincetown, MA, on the curlicue tip of Cape Cod. Before Provincetown became an expensive tourist mecca, bohemians, artists and writers lived alongside fishermen and carpenters. This is the setting of The Maytrees, by Annie Dillard, in which we follow the complicated love relationship between Toby and Lou Maytree. Themes of love, loss, solitude and forgiveness dominate the book. Dillard pointedly approaches nuanced questions about the nature and purpose of love and marriage throughout the work—though clear answers are few. This is a more literary work, and the discussion of the Richmond Heights Memorial Library’s Book Club followed that tone. Each of us had a mixed assessment …
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Alice Provaznik has been volunteering at SSM St. Mary's Health Center for more than 30 years.
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011
SSM St. Mary's Health Center in Richmond Heights continues to receive baby items as part of a special donation drive that began Monday. Hospital volunteers are collecting items such as onesies, booties, diapers and wipes to be used by underprivileged families. The items are for newborns up through children who are 9 months old. The Baby Shower event, sponsored by the SSM St. Mary's Mission Awareness Team and Volunteer-Auxiliary Organization, happened from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday. "A lot has come in since yesterday," said Stacey Rynders, communications specialist with the hospital, on Tuesday. Hospital employees have been bringing in items at various times during their shifts. The drive is geared toward employees, though members of the …
Friday, February 11, 2011
The company's Clayton location is offering deals that feature massages, facials, pedicures and more.
Clayton and Richmond Heights residents: We don't mean to judge. But it's possible—just possible—that some of you are still in search of that perfect Valentine's Day gift. That's understandable. You've got all weekend, and there are bound to be plenty of great deals out there. But we'd like to help you out early by presenting one local business that might provide something you, your partner or both would be thrilled to get. Introducing the Valentine's Heart and Soul Spa Package at Wellbridge Athletic Club and Spa in Clayton. It's a great place to close your eyes, kick back and forget about everything. The spa offers a variety of massage services to give you an hour or two of pure bliss before picking up the kids. For $75, your sweetheart …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Clayton and Richmond Heights residents can share the love in books, music, on the ice and more.
Who says Valentine's weekend is only for couples? Here are five family friendly ways to share the love with your nearest and dearest. SWEETHEART SHOPPING Where/When: Saint Louis Galleria. Regular mall hours. Why Go: The Galleria offers an online Valentine's Shopping Guide. Make the gift shopping a family affair. Pricing: Depends on your budget! VALENTINE'S SUNDAY BRUNCH Where/When: Nadoz Cafe, Coronado Ballroom Location. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Why Go: The regular Nadoz Cafe brunch will be sweetened with a special dessert buffet. Tables available for groups of family and friends. Pricing: $25 for adults, $15 for children. All you can eat! Call ahead for reservations, 314-446-6800. GOSPEL AT THE GARDEN Where/When: The Missouri Botanical …