Reflecting on a lengthy profession serving other people

In a lengthy job of social assistance get the job done, Bruce Bailey has constantly met with all sorts of folks in various kinds of lifetime crises.  

His office at the Community Service League’s headquarters in Independence offered the perfect antidote, with instrumental audio in history, an electric powered wax melter for calming scents and what he phone calls the “Wall of Dreams,” a selection of paper printout pictures from his family’s several holidays more than the years. 

“Other people may complain it would place them to snooze, but it doesn’t,” he said. 

Some of all those shots may possibly be divvied up among colleagues, but Bailey will be equipped to develop a good deal far more photographs soon adequate. 

Bailey, who started at CSL as a internet site manager and has served as vice president of profits supports and a loved ones stability coach, retired this week just after 13 yrs at CSL, capping a 43-year job in social do the job mostly centered close to Independence.