News Briefs for December 22, 2022
22 December 2022 |
ADRA: Serbia Provides Mobile Showers for Local Homeless Population
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Serbia director Igor Mitrović explains that Serbia has “a number of growing refugees and homeless people, without anyone taking care of them; we just got a growing impression that we need to do something for them.” A new mobile bus provides showers, laundry services, healthcare, and counseling, with guidance for clients on how to recover and get back on their feet. Read full story at: ANN News.
Association of Adventist Women Holds 40th Annual Awards Banquet
The Association of Adventist Women (AAW) recently honored six women from around the world as Women of the Year at its 40th annual awards banquet in Loma Linda, California. One man, Pastor Randy Roberts, was awarded a Champion of Justice award. Read more at: Adventist Review.
Andrews University Shakespeare Scholars Host Double Book Launch
The Andrews University (AU) Department of English recently hosted a double book launch for professors and Shakespeare scholars L. Monique Pittman and Vanessa I. Corredera. Gary Burdick, Dean of Research at AU, notes, “It is significant that Andrews University has two world-renowned Shakespeare scholars. In these books, Professors Pittman and Corredera show the relevance of Shakespeare to the major social issues of today.” Read full story at: Andrews Agenda.
Adventist Health Approves Affiliation Agreement with Mid-Columbia Medical Center
Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) and Adventist Health leadership have announced that the two organizations have approved an affiliation agreement for MCMC to join Adventist Health (pending regulatory and state review). The affiliation with Adventist Health will advance rural healthcare — the nonprofit healthcare organization has committed $100 million to finance MCMC’s strategic capital needs. Read full story at: Columbia Gorge News.
Architecture Project at Andrews University Creates “A Vision for Buchanan”
Student architects from AU’s School of Architecture & Interior Design have partnered with Mayor Sean Denison and other leadership from the nearby city of Buchanan to reimagine redevelopment opportunities in the area. The project has won a Community Excellence Award, discussed here, and is featured in a video that can be watched here. Gorgeous photos of specific projects imagined for Buchanan’s future are on the project website: Nicest Place to Walk.