Front Lines – News briefs of the West

by Sue Schumann Warner – 

Frontlines - by Managing Editor Sue Schumann WarnerBut I trust in you, O Lord; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hand.
Psalm 31:14-15

El Pomar Foundation nominates Red Shield

The El Pomar Foundation has nominated the Denver Red Shield, Colo., as a 2007 Awards for Excellence Finalist. This award honors the outstanding achievements of Colorado’s nonprofit organizations. Each year a winner and two finalists are selected in eleven categories. Denver Red Shield has been nominated in the Sports & Recreation and Youth Development Category. Winners receive $15,000 and finalists receive $7,500. One overall winner is chosen for the Julie and Spencer Penrose Award of $25,000. The awards are presented in November.

“Denver Red Shield is honored to be a nominee for this prestigious award,” said A/Captain Ron McKinney. “Roberta and I thank all our staff and volunteers for providing the services to the community that have made this happen.”

Peacock earns degree

Major Leslie Peacock, Missing Persons director, THQ, has recently been awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Congratulations, Major!

Catch a concert on your computer

Can’t make it to the big concerts? Here’s a chance to hear the Celebration of Gospel Song concert on your computer via the podcast link: /podcasts/index.php?iid=11473
If the link doesn’t work, just copy and paste the link into your browser.

Glendale’s Night of Discovery

Join in a red carpet event at the Glendale Corps, Calif., on May 11, 2007 honoring Virginia Thomson, Supervisor Michael Antonovich, and Walter and Charlene Painter, and featuring the New York Staff Band. An opening reception and tours are at 6:30 p.m., followed by an award ceremony and concert at 7:30 p.m. Glendale Chief of Police Randy Adams is master of ceremonies; tickets are $75 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Karen Tague at 818-246-5586.

Praying 24-7

Did you know that The Salvation Army has been recognized as the organization that has clocked the longest time dedicated to 24-7 prayer in the U.S.? To learn more about the Army’s involvement, and about praying 24 hours a day, seven days a week, go to the 24-7 website: sid=5530587b9eca5f35338f53ff2ce45dfd

New appointments

The following appointments have recently been announced: Golden State Division—Captain Kristin McConnell, corps assistant, Fresno Citadel Corps; effective March 1, 2007.
Sierra Del Mar Division—Captain Chung-Ae Kang, chaplain, Door of Hope; effective March 28, 2007.
Southwest Division—Captains John and Ruth Lee, corps officers, Phoenix Korean Corps; effective March 28, 2007.

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