Long Beach Rescue Mission to Celebrate 40th Anniversary October 11
2012-09-24 · By Editor
The Long Beach Rescue Mission will celebrate its 40th Anniversary October 11th with a dinner at The Grand, 6:30 – 9:00PM.
Speakers include Mission founders Wayne and Janet Teuerle, and New Life Program ’95 graduate Henry Joseph who will highlight the global nature of the Mission’s impact. After graduating from the Mission’s discipleship and rehabilitation program, Joseph went on to become a successful businessman in Jackson, MS and founder of mission organizations in Africa, including a Christian rehabilitation center in the Western Cape of South Africa. The program will also recognize those who serve and make the ministry possible.
Commenting on the event’s focus, Mission CEO Jim Lewis stated, “We are looking forward to revisiting the foundations of LB Rescue Mission’s ministry and the influence of each changed life. We will celebrate the unique partnerships that make this effort possible. We will also invite the community to put feet on their concern for the growing needs of the Mission in order to sustain the services to homeless men, women and children.”
Tickets are $50. Call (562) 591-1292 for reservations and information or go to www.LBRM.org to register. Sponsorships are available.
Since 1972, the Long Beach Rescue Mission, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has opened its doors to thousands of men, women and children. The mission provides emergency food, clothing, shelter and spiritual guidance to the homeless and less fortunate people of the community. The Long Beach Rescue Mission stands dedicated to helping individuals overcome the cycle of homeless.