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1.1.18

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January Montgomery Messenger

A poet welcomes 2018, asking “Who turns the page?” There are 11 bus outings, days of live musical performances in the East Room and evenings of music on CD in the Lounge. The new Director of Resident Engagement is introduced. The Wellness Staff promotes good health with, “wash your hands!” A resident describes the Japanese love of cleanliness.

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12.1.17

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December Montgomery Messenger

A recent arrival reflects on her transition to Montgomery Place. Twelve musical events in the East Room, from children’s choirs, to the lighting of Hanukkah candles, to a classical concert, are planned for the holiday season. One contributor explains the importance of the common earthworm, and another explains the importance of the uncommon linguist, Noam Chomsky.

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11.1.17

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November Montgomery Messenger

Three residents share personal memories of events in November—Veterans Day, Kristallnacht, and Thanksgiving. Our annual food drive to provide Thanksgiving baskets to the Midwest Workers Association kicks off. A discussion group about Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment is set to begin in January. We learn that zero isn’t nothing.

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10.1.17

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October Montgomery Messenger

Fall gets into full swing with 16 bus trips to cultural events Out and About in Chicago. We learn about the joyous Hindu celebration of Diwali. The DVD lecture series on Great Ideas of Philosophy begins in October. We learn why the hagfish has its own day. Meet two new residents who now call Montgomery Place home.

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9.1.17

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September Montgomery Messenger

We celebrate World Literacy Day. Two new discussion groups are announced: one on the Book of Hebrews, the other on racism. Residents are encouraged to Just Show Up and participate in the many types of meetings that happen at Montgomery Place every month. The new chaplain introduces herself to the community. The Regular Events calendar has 70 entries. Download this month’s Messenger.

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8.1.17

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August Montgomery Messenger

Find out how many different “dog” days there are in August. Learn how best to watch the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Read about events at Montgomery Place, and outings throughout the city, including a resident-led tour of historic Pullman. Meet some new individuals who now call Montgomery Place home. Download this month’s Montgomery Messenger.

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6.30.17

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July Montgomery Messenger

Read about upcoming events at Montgomery Place and the interesting people who make Montgomery Place home.

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5.31.17

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June Montgomery Messenger

Read about upcoming events at Montgomery Place and the interesting people who make Montgomery Place home.

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5.1.17

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May Montgomery Messenger

Read about upcoming events at Montgomery Place and the interesting people who make Montgomery Place home.

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4.1.17

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April Montgomery Messenger

Read about upcoming events at Montgomery Place and the interesting people who make Montgomery Place home.

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