Have you been impacted by the flu this year? If so, you’re not alone. Every U.S. state except Hawaii has reported widespread flu activity, with reports of “high” influenza activity in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Responding to the need in their community, Loma Linda University set up a military-style surge tent in the parking lot of the hospital to handle the extra influx of patients. The innovative and practical response has gained both local and national media attention.
Read an article from Loma Linda University Health on flu prevention: https://medical-center.lomalindahealth.org/help-prevent-flu-these-five-steps
Learn more about the surge tent in this LA Times article: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-flu-demand-20180116-htmlstory.html
Pacific Union College recently hosted their annual Pioneers Invitational Academy Basketball Tournament, which was attended by over 350 academy student-athletes, their coaches, and sponsors from 13 academies throughout California. At this events, students competed in a healthy, Christian environment, connected with Christian athletes from other schools and got an idea of what it would like to attend PUC. On Sabbath, the academy student-athletes participated in a special tournament vespers and attended the collegiate Sabbath morning services.
On the women’s side, the Rio Lindo Adventist Academy Spartans defeated the El Dorado Adventist School Eagles for the championship.
For the men, the Sacramento Adventist Academy Capitals defeated the Rio Lindo Adventist Academy Spartans.
Read more: https://www.puc.edu/news/archives/2018/puc-hosts-annual-pioneers-invitational-academy-basketball-tournament
View photos of the tournament at: https://www.puc.edu/puc-life/gallery/2017-2018/2018-pioneers-invitational-academy-basketball-tournament
An annual premier training event for church leaders is on the horizon! One of the most important events on our spring calendar is “Adventist WestPoint,” where attendees learn innovative strategies for church growth. The Adventist WestPoint website has all of the details about the program and the extremely economical program fees. Early-bird registration discounts are available through next week.
To learn more, visit: adventistwestpoint.org
To register, visit: https://www.adventsource.org/as30/event.registration.details.aspx?event=479
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2064944083781051/