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Send books to Bagram Airfield — The USO at Bagram hosts a program called United Through Reading (UTR). This program allows service members to video themselves reading a book to their child. The USO then mails the recording and the book to the service member's home so their child can see AND hear their parent read a story to them while following along with the book in hand. To donate new books that they can have on hand in their UTR library for this service, follow these steps:

Summer Field Trip — There will be two opportunities to attend a local theatrical performance with your fellow BCU members and enjoy a meal afterward. On June 29, interested members may attend the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of "Crazy For You." On July 3, you may join us at the Maples Reperatory Theatre in Macon to see "Tom, Dick, and Harry." More information can be found on this flyer. (Posted 04/19/18).

Supplies needed for PET Project — The Mobility Worldwide ministry is in constant need of supplies to pack in with the mobility vehicles, known as a PET, for shipment all over the world. These carts have been built in Columbia since 1995. To fill up a shipping container, volunteers include many other items. You can either take items to the PET facility at 1908 Heriford, or bring them to the April BRTA meeting. Here's what's needed:

Is it a cold, the flu, or allergies? — Cheryl Haynes gave a presentation at the February meeting to help everyone discern whether or not they might have the flu or just the common cold. It's the wrong time of year for seasonal allergies. For a quick reference, see the flyer here. (Posted 02/01/18).

Medicare Boot Camps — The Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging will be offering Medicare informational sessions from 1:30—3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month through September. The presenter will be Kay Barbee, who is a Medicare Outreach Consultant and a Certified State Healthcare Program counselor. These are great sessions to learn more about the complexities of Medicare and to ask individual questions. Reservations are required. For more information and to make reservations, see the flyer. (Posted 02/01/18).