News Briefs for April 20, 2023
20 April 2023 |
British Adventist Recognized by Prime Minister for Community Contributions
A British Adventist, Enoch Kanagaraj, has been recognized for the contribution he has made to his church’s local community in Watford by being awarded the title of ‘Community Champion’ and travelled to 10 Downing Street, London, to meet the country’s prime minister, Rishi Sunak. Full story at TED News site.
Parkinson Voice Project Funds Andrews University Clinic
Andrews University is one of 16 universities across the country to be awarded a “SPEAK OUT!” Therapy and Research Center Grant by the Parkinson Voice Project, which enables universities to provide free teletherapy to Parkinson’s patients anywhere in the recipient’s state. Full press release at this link.
Adventist Baker Feature on Spring Baking Championship Show
Michelle Henry, owner of Iris Street Bakery and Adventist Pathfinder leader, competed in Season Nine of the Food Network’s show Spring Baking Championship. During one of the exercises, she created a Pathfinder cake to express her love for her church’s youth group. Read more about Michelle here. Watch the episode here.
Adventist Health Acquires Mid-Columbia Medical Center
Adventist Health will acquire Mid-Columbia Medical Center (“MCMC”), a nonprofit corporation that operates a community hospital, a cancer center, and 22 healthcare clinics in and around The Dalles, Oregon. Read article at Columbia Community Connection site.
Postal Worker’s Case for Sabbath Appealed at Supreme Court Level
“An appeal in the case of Groff v. Dejoy was filed by Gerald Groff, an Evangelical postal worker who refused to work on Sundays, his sabbath, going so far as to offer to work make-up shifts and to transfer branches in order to maintain his day of rest.” Full story at Jewish Chronicle website.