Mormon lawmaker's orientation causes him trouble (Gay GOP lawmaker in hot water)
Arizona State Representative Steve May is a
conservative Republican representing an affluent area of Eastern
Phoenix. He carefully built his life to get credibility as a
conservative Republican -- service as an Army officer, and current
service as an Army Reservist, small-businessman running his family's
herbal-tea and natural-foods company, and Mormon roots as the son of
a former LDS Bishop.
Thou shall not panic over Y2K, bankers tell churches
Former South Africa Durban Mission President Dies (H. Dwayne Stevenson)
Many religious organizations are beginning to grasp the concept of preparedness.
Some are using the Year 2000 issue to deliver the sermon. The practice of
self-reliance and preparedness has been with The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints since its foundation. This includes education, earning a
living, food storage, limited credit debt, tithing and savings amongst others.
Former South Africa Durban Mission President and current Altamont,
Utah Stake President H. Dwayne Stevenson died on Tuesday, August 24th
from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Stevenson was an
entrepreneur who started two companies and a maverick who followed
his passion for politics.
Pioneering Southern Nevada science teacher Wilkinson dies
Pioneering Las Vegas science teacher Lelwin Wilkinson died on
Saturday, August 21st following a long battle with cancer. He was 82.
Wilkinson was a long time science teacher at Robert O. Gibson Junior
High School, where he worked from 1963 to 1979, starting the biology
course there after heading the science department at Western High
School. In 1968 he was recognized as outstanding biology teacher in
Billionaire Sorensen: He's a lot like you
James LeVoy Sorenson views his wife, Beverley Taylor Sorenson, and
their eight children and 50 grandchildren and great-grandchildren as
his major successes in life, far outweighing his business
accomplishments. Sorenson is an author of a book that he dedicated to
his family members and posterity. He is known in the business community
for his accomplishments including the current ranking in Forbes
magazine as the 172nd worlds richest person with $2.9 billion in assets.
He is only one of two of the worlds 465 billionaires in Utah.
Governor names one to lands board
Utah Governor Mike Leavitt recently appointed John W. Creer to the
seven member board of trustees for the State of Utah School and
Institutional Trust Lands Administration.
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