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The Power of Pockets – Their History & Meaning Through the Years

I have to admit, when I find a dress and it has pockets, while still fitting well and looks flattering, I do a little happy dance. I’ve never liked pockets…

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Collaborative Decision Making, Participants role

Quaker Principles – Collaborative Decision Making, Part 2, the Participants Role

Serving as chair or facilitator of a collaborative meeting calls for a skillset to lead to a consensus embraced by the group. In part 2 of this 3 part series…

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Quaker Principles – Collaborative Decision Making, An Overview

Quakers have always run meetings in a way that encourages listening to everyone because the truth may come from anyone. What should you expect when you are at a consensus-based meeting as a…

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Quaker Principles – Change Agents in Society

From the earliest days of the nation to the present, Quakers have stood up for what they believe is right, from prison and mental health reform, to civil and women’s…

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Giving Thanks, A Message from CEO Sean Kelly

Giving thanks to Kendal community staff, residents, members and board members for their understanding, strength, dedication and heroism during the coronavirus pandemic throughout 2020. Click the image below to hear Sean’s…

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Quaker Principles – SPICES

Quakers are a small percentage of the U.S. population today—only about 75,000 people in total. Yet Quaker values have greatly influenced our nation’s history and continue to resonate in the…

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Quaker History and Beliefs – An Overview

The first video in the new Quaker Connection Video Series provides an overview of Quaker history and beliefs, including discussions on: Early Quaker History, Types of Quaker Meetings, and Continuing Revelation  Learn…

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The Quaker Connection Video Series

FSA and The Kendal Corporation have partnered to create a series of new videos to give perspectives on living and working in an environment built on Quaker values. Hosted by…

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Up, Up, and Away – Hot Air Balloons

Who here has taken a hot air balloon ride? Who here has seen a hot air balloon hanging high in the sky and watched in wonderment or fascination as it…

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