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January 25, 2008
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■ PSI 12 International Conference Registration Deadline, January 31
■ 5th International Conference on Vegetarian Nutrition
■ Adventist Nutrition Conference
■ Volunteers for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Recovery Still Needed
■ Seccion En Espanol, “El Canal Adventista” (Spanish Language Section, “El Canal Adventista”)
■ From This Day Forward/Miami Marriage Conference
■ Upcoming Events



■ PSI: EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE for the 12th International Conference on Philanthropy and Leadership Symposium is January 31. Significant scholarships are still available.
 A pre-conference workshop is also offered, designed for fund raisers with three or fewer years experience. This is also an excellent class for professionals at nonprofit organizations seeking to become better-versed in fund raising practices and donor motivations. Previous attendees include presidents, CFOs, administrative assistants, communication  professionals, and new fund raisers.

 Contact: www.philanthropicservice.com or www.plusline.org  to learn more and to register.

■ 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VEGETARIAN NUTRITION (ICVN), for health professionals, will be held March 4-6 in Loma Linda, California. ICVN will share the most recent findings and best practices relating to vegetarian nutrition and diets from around the world. More than 25 CEUs will be offered.

 Contact: www.vegetariannutrition.org for more information and to register.

■ THE ADVENTIST NUTRITION CONFERENCE, March 6-8, following the professional level ICVN, is open to anyone, lay person or professional, who is interested in nutrition. Learn about phytochemicals, glyconutrients and nutraceuticals; Ellen White and the Mediterranean Diet; Food additives; chocolate and caffeine; urban legends; and more.

 Contact: www.vegetariannutrition.org/satellite-conf.html or  sanchezl@gc.adventist.org /301-
680-6717 for more information and to register.

■ VOLUNTEERS FOR HURRICANES KATRINA AND RITA RECOVERY ASSISTANCE are still needed to help rebuild and get families back into their homes. Groups such as academies, colleges, universities, churches, church youth groups, Pathfinders, families, couples, senior citizens, and individuals welcome.

 Contact: www.communityservices.org/SiteResources/Data/Templates/templatec.asp?docid=727&DocName=Assisting%20in%20Katrina/Rita%20Disaster%20Recovery and www.communityservices.org/SiteResources/data/files/Booklet_revision3_jan_16_2008.pdf for more information.

■ SECCION EN ESPANOL, “EL CANAL ADVENTISTA,” Ha sido agregado al The Adventist Channel (TAC). Los primeros programas que han sido agregados son los de “Vislumbres de Esperanza” con un gran elenco de lideres de iglesia de la División Norteamericana contándonos su historia.

 Contacto: www.nadadventist.org haga click en TAC que lo llevara a El Canal Adventista. En la página web de NAD, encontrara instrucciones para agregar TAC a su página web.

■ A SPANISH LANGUAGE SECTION, “EL CANAL ADVENTISTA,” has been added to The Adventist Channel (TAC). The first programs to be added are “Vislumbres de Esperanza” featuring interviews with church leaders from North America about their life story.

 Contact: www.nadadventist.org to click on the banner for TAC which will lead you to El Canal Adventista. At the NAD web site, you will also find instructions just below the TAC banner for posting TAC to your website.

■ FROM THIS DAY FORWARD/MIAMI MARRIAGE CONFERENCE — A one-day event will be conducted March 8, in Miami, Florida, for strengthening marriages and families. Learn the danger signs that could threaten your relationship and how to avoid them, secrets of increasing fun, friendship and sexual intimacy, and the secrets to a strong and loving marriage. Singles who want to learn how to develop healthy relationships are welcome.

 Contact: www.plusline.org.



 A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division

• Health Summit Orlando, February 1-9, Orlando, Florida - www.plusline.org 

• NAD Youth/Young Adult Leadership Summit/Convention, February 14-17, Dallas, Texas – http://ypac.adventistmeetings.com  

• 5th International Conference on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) (for health professionals), March 4-6, Loma Linda, California - www.vegetariannutrition.org

• Adventist Nutrition Conference, (for anyone) March 6-8, Loma Linda, California -

Seventh-day Adventist Healthcare Chaplains Association Annual Conference, March 6-12, Pittsburgh, PA - www.adventistchaplains.org

“From This Day Forward/Miami” Marriage Conference, March 8, Miami, FL –  www.adventistfamilyministries.com

• Adventist Campus Chaplains Conference, March 26 - 29, Kettering, Ohio - www.adventistchaplains.org



Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch
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