Village Streams: July 2017

Your Sunscreen May Be Killing You


According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, over the past 30 years, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Because of this, protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful rays by wearing sunscreen on a daily basis has been advertised heavily. Even some makeups now claim to offer protection from the sun’s UV rays.

A big part of the fun at Camp Suwannee is making new friends.

It’s Time Again for Camp Suwannee!


Did you attend camp as a child? If you did, I’m sure you have some great stories to tell. Whether you have kids or grandkids of your own, or know children from your area, an opportunity for them to create awesome camp memories awaits them in Dowling Park, Florida, at Camp Suwannee.

The staff at Dacier Manor, Advent Christian Village’s assisted living option, loves working together and with the men and women they serve. Because of this, Dacier Manor is a great place to live.

This Staff Loves Serving Others


Do you love your job? Sadly, polls show that around three-quarters of the American workforce does not. That statistic is completely inaccurate when it comes to the staff of Dacier Manor — Advent Christian Village’s assisted living facility. They love working there.

The Jo Kennon Public Library in Dowling Park has books, audiobooks and DVDs to borrow, computers to use, and friendly staff to offer assistance.

The Jo Kennon Public Library is at Your Service


According to recent Pew Research Center survey data from fall 2016, 46% of adults ages 18 and older say they used a public library or bookmobile in the previous 12 months. Western Suwannee County is on its way to topping that percentage due to the excitement surrounding the grand opening of the Jo Kennon Public Library on the campus of Advent Christian Village in Dowling Park. The library reported that over 800 people visited the new building in its first two weeks following its grand opening on May 11.