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Find Henry

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Find Henry
The Kemper Center holiday tree will be up the first week in December. Come by and see the decorations that were made by our staff and volunteers. Hopefully, it will inspire your holiday decorating. Don’t forget to bid on the Gourdaments and/or Vote for your favorite. Our holiday sleigh will be available for your yearly family photos, make sure to bring your cameras. A new fun activity at the Kemper Center this year is ‘Where is Henry?’.  Find where Henry Shaw is hiding a...
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Decorating for the Holidays with Natural Materials

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Decorating  for the Holidays with Natural Materials
I was given the task of decorating the Kemper Center for the holidays this year. I love to decorate my house, but decorating the Kemper Center is an especially unique task, as we use all natural materials. Flowers are cut, air dried and made into small bouquets and, of course, our tree is adorned with gourds that staff and volunteers decorate every year. This year I thought I might try something different: bring in colors, low-maintenance projects and give visitors ideas for their own holiday de...
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Posted in: Winter | Tags: Holdays , Chirstmas , Osage orange , cinnamon | Comments (0) | View Count: (581)

Houseplants for Clean Air

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Houseplants for Clean Air
We get lots of questions in the Kemper Center but these questions made me stop and think...’Do houseplants help purify the air?’, ‘What houseplants help neutralize toxins in my house?’, and ‘Where do these toxins come from?’ Houseplants may decrease your risk of cancers, asthma, allergies and other diseases. People are always trying to find ways to neutralize the chemicals used in their homes. They want to be as ‘GREEN’ as possible. Houseplants ...
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