News Briefs for October 24, 2019
News reports from the AT1 Gathering; Lady Lake, Florida; Loma Linda University Health; Northern Caribbean University and Pacific Union College.
Many Adventist Today readers and supporters have been asking to see videos of the AT1 gathering that took place October 4-6, 2019. Good news! Videos of the weekend are being posted on the AT1 Media page. Check the videos out and share!
A man and a woman got into an altercation on their way to church in Lady Lake, Florida, last Sabbath, October 19. Villages-News reported that the woman tried to exit the car at an intersection. The man, who was identified as Austin Jones Warne, 20, allegedly proceeded to try to prevent the woman’s exit by grabbing her left wrist. The woman accused him of also slapping her thigh and shoulder to keep her from leaving the car. When they arrived at the church, the man allegedly put his hands on the woman’s neck and threatened to kill her. He then exited the car. The man was later arrested at his home, according to Villages-News.
“I messed up; I put my hands on her,” said Warne.
From a Loma Linda University Health news report – Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital are recipients of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2019 Get With The Guidelines® — Resuscitation quality achievement awards, designating both facilities as exemplary in implementing high standards of resuscitation care.
The two entities took home four awards combined — one Silver and three Gold. Children’s Hospital received the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the Pediatric Population and the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the Neonate Population. The Medical Center received the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the Adult Population and the Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award and also qualified for recognition on the Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll.
In May, LLUMC – Murrieta was presented with the 2019 Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus and the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. It marked the third year LLUMC – Murrieta has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for quality stroke care.
Jamaica-based Northern Caribbean University’s Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences celebrated World Mental Health Day on Thursday, October 10th, with the theme “Working Together to Prevent Suicide.” The department hosted several displays around the Mandeville campus of the university, as well as a parade featuring different suicide prevention posters.
Pacific Union College announced that in its trail license agreement with the Napa Open Spaces District, the PUC Forest has become part of the Bay Area Ridge Trail, adding to the official route. On Sunday, October 20, PUC Hosted a Ridge Trail dedication event to celebrate the addition. Local dignitaries and community members attended.