Frontlines – News briefs of the West

by Sue Schumann Warner –

You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. Matthew 5:5 (The Message)

Anchorage Serendipity recognized
The Salvation Army Serendipity Adult Day Services Center in Anchorage, Alaska, has received the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America award as an “Excellence in Care Demential Program of Distinction.” Serendipity is the first adult day care to receive the national honor. The award “Validates what I feel is the culmination of years of hard work constantly trying to be on the cutting edge of new and innovative ideas in working with individuals who live with dementia and their families,” said Jesalyn Stanton, the center’s executive director. Congratulations!

Hudson runs Honolulu Marathon
Hawaii and Pacific Islands Divisional Commander Major Dave Hudson recently ran the Honolulu Marathon—not only as a personal achievement, but also to raise funds for the Leeward Corps’ Global Impact Fund (better known as World Services). According to Corps Officer Major Phil Lum, xxxx was raised.

Northwest launches domestic violence website
The Army’s Domestic Violence program in King County, Wash., has launched a website: The site contains information on the program, including contacts, ways to donate or volunteer. Most importantly, it has information regarding domestic violence for victims, survivors, and the general community, including resources and education.

Business Conference slated for 2009
Major Ron Strickland, secretary for Business Administration, has announced that the 2009 Territorial Business Conference will be held May 5-9, 2009. Its theme: Managing the Present—Preparing for the Future. “As in the past, this conference combines the different disciplines in one setting, offering a fresh perspective in the business administration of The Salvation Army,” Strickland stated.

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