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Bright Spots 2008 Archives

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Bright Spots, December 18, 2008: Case Manager Gives Homeowner The Gift of Persistence; “The Most Valuable Gift”; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Louisiana Disaster Response… ...(slide show)



Bright Spots, November 20, 2008: They Know What They’re Doin’; “Rita Recovery Becomes Disaster Recovery Without Skipping A Beat; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Port Arthur Recovery Continues ...(slide show)



Bright Spots, October 23, 2008: Alabama-West Florida Reflects on Disaster Recovery Ministy; “Recounting Four Years Of Ministry; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Hurricane Ivan Response Begins Four Year Ministry… ...(slide show)



Bright Spots, September 25, 2008: Southwest Louisiana Station Shifts Focus to Relief Work; “We Were Almost Finished in Abbeville”; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Abbeville UMC Hosts Recovery and Now Relief… ...(slide show)



Bright Spots, August 21, 2008: Burke Longest-Serving Staff Member in Louisiana Disaster Recovery Ministry; Easterly Brings Spiritual and Emotional Care to Survivors and Staff; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Celebrate the Return Home ...(slide show)



Bright Spots, July 17, 2008: Long Term Recovery Continues in Immokalee, Fla., I HOPE Director Brings Passion to His Work, This Week's Quote, Recovery Stats, New Mobile Homes in Immokalee…(slide show)


Bright Spots, June 19, 2008: Rita Recovery Continues To Make Homes Safe And Secure, Volunteers Do More Than Hammer And Nail, This Week's Quote, Recovery Stats, Mr. Willie Is Like a New Man…(slide show)


Bright Spots, May 15, 2008: Home Dedications Emotional for Homeowners, Staff and Volunteers; You Made Her Happy; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Demolition The Only Option...(slide show)


Bright Spots, April 17, 2008: Southeast Recovery Center Continues to Respond to "Great Need"; United Methodists Are "Doing It Right"; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; College Students Spend Spring Break...(slide show)


Bright Spots, March 20, 2008: Alabama-West Florida Gives God the Glory for Effective Disaster Response; Ministry Expanded into Bayou La Batre Affirms Witness; This Week's Quote; I Am Too Happy ...(slide show)


Bright Spots, February 21, 2008: UMCOR Helps Fund Recovery All Along Gulf Coast; Local Case Managers and Volunteers Keep Spirits Up; ThisWeek's Quote; Recovery Stats; Miss Lucy and CRWRC Volunteers...(slide show)


Bright Spots, January 17, 2008: UMCOR Stays With Long Term Recovery Along Gulf Coast; Survivors and Volunteers Value Connection; This Week's Quote; Recovery Stats; Construction Will Begin ...(slide show)