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Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center news

58th General Conference session of Seventh-day Adventists


LLUAHSC exhibit
The 58th session of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists was held in St. Louis, Missouri, from June 29 through July 9, 2005. Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center’s exhibit featured the 100th anniversary of Loma Linda University and Loma Linda University Medical Center. The Loma Linda exhibit was coordinated by W. Augustus Cheatham, MSW, vice president for public affairs, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center.
Exhibit hall
An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 individuals visited the Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center exhibit. Exhibitors representing all of the world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, health care entities, educational entities, and independent ministries were represented in the exhibit area.
St. Louis sign
St. Louis welcomed members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to the city with signs located along the main streets of the city.
little sleeper
A weary General Conference visitor takes time out for a nap in the park-like setting at the Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center exhibit.
iPod winners
Ten-year-old Destiny Howell from Miami, Florida, was the first to decipher the hidden code in the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital coloring book. Destiny (left photo) receives her iPod Shuffle prize from Dustin R. Jones, MA, special projects editor, office of University relations. Also receiving an iPod Shuffle from Mr. Jones for figuring out the coloring book code is Marconelle Amurao, 17, from Loma Linda.
Styrofoam replicas of the Good Samaritan
Styrofoam replicas of the Good Samaritan sculpture that stands in the center of the Loma Linda campus were the centerpiece of the Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center display. Many visitors inquired whether the institution had transported the actual sculpture to the General Conference session.

TODAY news for Thursday, August 11, 2005