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Day of Service for Seward’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Press Release –

 

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September 9th, 2014 –

 

On August 9, the designated Day of Service for Seward, dozens of volunteers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, worked on a variety of service projects.

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Members gathered to assist the City of Seward Silver Salmon Derby operated by the Seward Chamber of Commerce. They sold derby tickets, weighed and recorded fish, and answered questions from the public.

Over a dozen church members participated, including 4 youth and 13 adults for a total of 68 hours of service time.

The Day of Service is an outgrowth of large-scale volunteer projects done by Latter-day Saints world- wide in conjunction with other faith-based and community organizations.

The focus of the Day of Service has broadened from the original intent of disaster relief to a variety of service activities aimed at helping people, organizations and communities. The Day of Service emphasizes partnering with community and civic organizations, government agencies, and other faiths to improve and beautify communities and help those in need, build friendships, and bolster the spirits of all.

 

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