November 2019

Diakon Youth Services’ predisposition program helps young man recognize values

“Kyle” had played the “bad boy act” and found it had set him in the wrong direction.

Now, thanks to Diakon Youth Services’ Bridge program, he has a job and a much brighter future.

Diakon senior living residents honored for military service

At 94, Ed Alexander vividly recalls his days as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

One memory involved a hard landing. Alexander’s chair broke and he landed on his back between the pilot and co-pilot, his boot caught on the windowsill. There, he had a good view of the plane’s nose-art, an attractive woman.

“I looked up and saw her grinning at me,” Alexander laughs today, “probably thinking how was I going to get out of there?”