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New Hope Baptist Church Hosts Shopping Spree for Youth

An unexpected shopping spree delighted families and children from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church  just in time for Christmas.  Fredda and Art Davis paid it forward, giving youngsters a chance to “Go shopping in grand style during the Christmas season.”  Art and Fredda arranged to meet the youngsters and their parents at a local Target Store, where the kids received $100.00 per family. One father was overheard saying, “This is really cool, things are tough, and true, this helps my wallet, but it really helps my heart! It is good that they are sharing theirs. I want to be just like them!” Dr. Robert Fairley, Sr. Pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church said he is “Delighted to have our congregation’s young people participate in this spirited spree”

Omnitrans Introduces New Fare on January 5

WHO: Omnitrans, the public transit agency serving the San Bernardino Valley Event Partners: VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (host), San Bernardino County Department of Veterans Affairs, 211-Vetlink

WHAT: New Veterans Fare offers a 50% discount to US retired military personnel with ID. This includes those who served in the US Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. Approximately 79,000 Veterans live in the San Bernardino Valley served by Omnitrans. Additionally Omnitrans will offer FREE rides to uniformed active duty military members, police and firefighters. Veteran Opportunities at Event:

  • FREE 1-day Veteran Bus Pass for anyone with San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs ID.
  • Contest Drawing for a 31-day Veteran bus pass for any Veteran with ID from San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs.
  • Veteran ID Applications taken on site by San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs, FREE.
  • Information on Veterans resources from event partners.

WHEN: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Ceremony approximately 30 minutes; event continues until 4 pm with information and giveaways.

WHERE: Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Medical Center, Loma Linda, California 11201 Benton Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354 (map link) Main entrance; Parking on site.