Highlights: From the Heart of Our Community, is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications and Jim Strawn & Company.
The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.
The show airing November 20, 2017 – November 27, 2017 ‘highlights’ the Salvation Army & the Arthritis Foundation of WV.
We interviewed Major Brooks Gilliam of Salvation Army and Keith Collins, Chair of the Advisory Board.
Brooks discussed the mission of the Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church with its own distinctive governance and practice. The Army’s doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God’s saving purposes. Its religious and charitable objects are the advancement of the Christian religion … and, pursuant thereto, the advancement of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.
Their mission of the Salvation is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Keith talked about the importance of the Salvation Army during the Christmas Season. The Red Kettle Program kicked off on November 10, 2017. Keith encouraged viewers to volunteer to ring the bell. They are looking for individuals, companies, organizations, churches etc to sign up and ring the bell for the Salvation Army.
Christmas is such an important time for the Salvation Army as Major reminded us us of the many families they assist.
Please call the Salvation Army at 304-343-4548 if you have any questions.
We also talked with Scott Foster and his 3-year daughter, Sophie. She has been diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis. Scott discussed how they found out about Sophie’s diagnosis.
He discussed the upcoming Jingle Bell Run/Walk to raise monies for the Arthritis Foundation of WV scheduled for December 2, 2017 at the Columbia Pipeline Auditorium. Registration is 8:00 and the race is set to begin at 9:00.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.