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Alaska Youth Learn to Lead Like Jesus

July 16, 2017 / Quentin Purvis

Arnold Bennett was one of the most remarkable literary figures of his time. He is credited with coining this statement: “The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life. You can turn over a new leaf every hour if you choose.”

Hockinson Heights Cooks Up Health Living Class

July 15, 2017 / Marty Jackson

The Hockinson Heights Church kitchen and fellowship hall in Brush Prairie, Wash., were bustling with activity for the first three Fridays in May as Sharon Harlan and Debbie Morauske led out in sharing "The Eight Laws of Health" and cooking demonstrations with eager participants.

Mobile Dental Clinic Serves Ferndale

July 15, 2017 / Rose Garnick

Ferndale Adventist Church partnered with Mercy Missions of the Northwest to offer a two-day Mobile Dental Clinic in May. The church also used the fellowship hall for a triage and simple medical services area.

Once registered, each patient had their blood pressure checked and had the opportunity to have their blood sugar tested as well. They were then escorted to the triage area and then on to the dental van where dentists Michael Sacro and Emilynda Quinones cared for various dental needs.

TVA Teacher Participates in BirdSleuth Advisory Board

July 14, 2017 / Phil Kahler

In early May Phil Kahler, Tualatin Valley Academy (TVA) science teacher for grades seven through 10, flew to Ithaca, N.Y., where he participated in the BirdSleuth Strategic Planning meetings held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The team was composed of Cornell Lab of Ornithology staff and an advisory board consisting of seven education professionals, including K–12 classroom teachers, a 4-H STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) coordinator and the Atlanta Audubon Society director of education.

Skagit Valley Launches Radio Ministry

July 14, 2017 / Andrew Rice

North Cascade Adventist Church in Burlington, Wash., dedicated its church service on April 29 to celebrating the grand opening of  the new "Radio of Life" church ministry: Skagit Valley Family Radio, 104.7 KTFJ-FM. KTFJ stands for Keep The Faith of Jesus.

Adventist Health Holds Career Fair in Walla Walla

July 13, 2017

Adventist Health facilitated a career fair on July 6 in Walla Walla, Wash., which was attended by several hundred Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) employees. More than 20 employers were on hand to inform employees of local and regional job opportunities. Several employees had resumes prepared, while others took application information. The day's event seemed to indicate a large number of employment opportunities would result from fair.