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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right |
15 July 2014

This “Getting It Right” includes a Salt Lake Tribune article about the Church’s commitment to downtown Salt Lake City, as well as a Tampa Bay Tribune article about the rising number of female Mormon missionaries.

Mormonism News Getting Right
Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 7 March

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Washington Post Points to Mormon Values of Community Building

In a Washington Post opinion piece about social mobility in the United States, columnist Fareed Zakaria says “cities with strong families, civic support groups and a community-service orientation do well on social and economic mobility.” He notes that this is “why Salt Lake City — dominated by Mormons — has mobility levels that compare with” countries in northern Europe that “do better at moving poor people up the ladder than the United States does."

 

 

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Church Opens New Colorado Storehouse, Helping to Feed Hungry

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has dedicated an expanded regional bishops’ storehouse in Grand Junction, Colorado. The Church operates over 100 similar storehouses across the United States.

Grand Junction Storehouse Exterior
Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites | 11 July

Mormonnewsroom.org pulls stories from the international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Church Volunteers Assist in Canadian Flood Recovery

CTV Lethbridge produced the following story about missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints helping with recovery efforts following June’s severe flooding in southern Alberta, Canada.

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(VIDEO) Latter-day Saint Charities Assists Abandoned Cambodian Children

As part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (a four-month long U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance project that ended on 11 August), the Church donated medical supplies and hygiene, injury and school kits to help the Cambodia Children’s Fund Rescue Center. In this video U.S. Navy video, the president of the Church’s Cambodia Phnom Penh Mission describes the ceremony that marked the arrival of the donations.

Mormon Helping Hands Assist in Maryland Park Cleanup (Photo Essay)

Approximately 300 Mormon Helping Hands volunteers joined community members and elected officials to clean up Parkville, Maryland's Double Rock Park on 12 May. The following photo essay shows these volunteers in action.

Mormon Helping Hands Baltimore
Mormon Leaders Discuss Helping Hands Efforts With Connecticut Governor

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) in Connecticut recently presented the state’s governor, Dannel P. Malloy, with a photo book of service done by Mormon Helping Hands volunteers in the state in 2011.

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10th Anniversary of 2002 Winter Olympics Remembered

Like many other Utahns, we recall fondly the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Clearly the games were a community effort made possible in large part by the thousands of volunteers that lent their time and talents to welcome the many visitors and athletes to our state. It was a thrill to help support these efforts and those of the organizing committee to make the games a success.

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