The P.A.

A weekly address from Patrick Adams,
President of St. Louis Community Credit Union

The Journey of Development

On May 31st, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

baby asleep on bookI heard secondhand from an extremely honest and reputable source that during the first three years of a child’s life, their brain develops to about the 80% level. That’s pretty impressive and seems about right.  (more…)

RedDough Is an Investment in Change

On May 23rd, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

RedDough storefrontIs corporate greed giving way to social conscience? Probably not (for the most part), but there appears to be a much bigger push to do the right thing. Especially when the wrong thing is really wrong. (more…)

What Really Matters

On May 16th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

lemonade standSome thoughts to live by, compliments of author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I have no idea who this guy is, but he published a book titled Life’s Little Instruction Book back in the day (1991, to be exact), giving us hundreds of suggestions (511 of them) on how to best live our lives. I don’t know what qualified him for such an undertaking, and quite frankly, I don’t care. He’s hit the nail on the head with me. The ol’ boy really has a handle on what matters and what doesn’t. I, for one, am going to work a little harder to subscribe to his many thoughts. (more…)

Go Crazy, Folks, Go Crazy

On May 9th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

gold piggy bankWhat did we do with all of the jack we saved at the gas pump over recent months? According to first-quarter economic results, we didn’t get crazy spending it. In fact, since the recovery began 27 quarters ago, this was the fifth worst quarter for economic performance. For those of you that remember the sitcom Diff’rent Strokes, it leaves only one thing to ask:  “What you talkin’ about, Willis?” (more…)

Devoted to the Cause of Freedom

On May 2nd, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

freedomHarriet Tubman’s picture will be on the $20 dollar bill. I’ve got no problem with that. Do you know of her good work? Should you know of her good work? Yes, you must know of her good work because she symbolizes what greatness is.