Newport News SDA Company (Newport News, Va.) has launched Covers of Love, a ministry where participants make blankets and quilts for the needy. This action supports various community organizations including LINK of Hampton Roads, PORT Emergency Homeless Shelter Program that helps homeless in Newport News, and Transitional Housing.
Jim Minty, teacher at Shenandoah Valley Adventist Elementary School, was presented with a national award on Tuesday, May 14. Minty is among 10 teachers selected this spring by the Alumni Awards Foundation (AAF) to receive a 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award ceremony was held at 6 pm at 115 Bindery Road, New Market, Va. The award includes a medallion and $2,000 gift sponsored by Andrews University.