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Heifer Update for April 13

Heifer Bee Hives “Bee Quiz” – What can change the color and flavor                     of honey? Hive Age Location Bee Breed Another product of honeybees is Royal Jelly. It is the queen bee’s extraordinary source of food. It is a blend of secretions from the salivary glands of the worker bees and contains a high concentration of Vitamins B5, B6 and amino acids and is believed to be a potent antioxidant, a special rejuvenating substance that promotes tissue growth, muscle and…
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Heifer Update for April 6

Heifer Bees “The Buzz Quiz” – How long can honey last?  (shelf life) A.  2 weeks B. 2 years C.    Forever The second product of bees is bee wax. Bee wax or beeswax is a natural secretion from wax glands on the sides of the body of honey bees and is used primarily as a building block for the bees’ honeycomb. The honeycomb cells are where the young are raised and honey and pollen are stored. Beeswax is found in…
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April Heifer Update

Happy 75th Anniversary, Heifer International! First known  as  “Heifers For Relief”,  the organization was founded in 1944 by Dan West, a Midwest farmer, and a Church of The Brethren Relief Worker.  He directed a program where hungry children were given rations of milk during the Spanish Civil War in 1938. West was ladling out milk to these refugee children when he thought, “these children don’t need a cup, they need a cow.”  Dan took his thoughts back home to his…
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Heifer Update for March 30

Heifer Bees Bee Quiz – How do bees communicate? Telepathically A Secret Language Called “bee-alese” By Dancing You, the congregation and friends of Lakeview United Methodist Church, are in step with a number of distinguished people. Presidential families Eisenhower, Bush, Clinton and Bartlett have at least one thing in common. They like Heifer International. In 1957, President Eisenhower donated several of his prize Angus cattle to a Heifer project in Greece. In 1972, he donated a bull to a relief…
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Heifer Update March 23

Heifer Bees Bee quiz:  How fast can a bee fly? A. 15 MPH B.  20 MPH C.  35 MPH Now an article taken from a Heifer International Catalog, titled “Honey Bees Sweeten Life in Ecuador”.  Aideé Maria Tomalá Catuto grew up in Ecuador without electricity or clean water and she despaired that her children were growing up in the same poverty. Aideé was determined to make their lives different and ambitiously started to keep bees, but her hives didn’t produce…
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March Heifer Update

LUMM Heifer Project Update Here it is March, 2019 and things are a-buzz or they soon will be. The Lakeview United Methodist Men have shifted their attention to the smallest gift on the Heifer International list – the honeybee, but what a powerful one it is. Aside from the honey that we have all enjoyed, there are seven other by products you may be familiar with. Bee pollen, bee wax, royal jelly, propolis, organic honey, mead, and bee bread. In…
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Heifer Update – Feb. 23, 2019

Heifer Update Do you ever wonder what your donation is doing or has done? A donation to Heifer International is such a blessing to many. Because of your gifts to Heifer, you are giving families the help they need to become truly self-reliant. You’re changing lives. Let’s meet Lazarus Mtika of Malawi. He is well known for his big toothy smile. His first given name was Harrison, but was changed in the hospital to Lazarus. He was badly burned when…
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Heifer Update for Feb. 16th

Heifer Update Another Bee Question: On average, how much honey does one bee produce in a lifetime? A) 1/2 teaspoon B) 1/12 teaspoon C) 1 teaspoon Scroll down for answer The school bell has been silent for about 4 weeks now. Does that mean we finished our mission? No! There are still many girls out there that need that final act of kindness and generosity to get that chance that they desire, to start their education. Please visit the Lakeview…
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Heifer Report for Feb. 9th

Quote for today – “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving”.   Mother Teresa Approval was given at the meeting of the LUMM on Feb. 2 for the donation of the following:  2 – Hope Baskets (includes chickens and rabbits) and 1 – Flock of Chicks. Three more families of God’s children can rise out of poverty and hunger.  After Heifer International’s estimate of 9 times the impact – make that 27 families.  How…
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Heifer “Buzz”

Each gift of honeybees includes bees, a box and hive, and training in bee keeping. The gift of bees supply the beekeeper with honey and beeswax to consume or sell.
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February Heifer Update

LUMM Heifer Project The Christmas season (the season of giving and receiving gifts) is over. Or is it? I don’t think it is. Should we stop then? I don’t think so. Jesus didn’t stop, and never will. His gift of love is never ending and this congregation didn’t stop giving either. The LUMM just sent in the past month’s donations. The list is lengthy and wonderful. Because of you, we sent our 11th girl to school. You also donated the…