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David Garcia to Lincoln Board

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Society deputy executive director David Garcia was sworn in to a second term as a board member of the Lincoln Heights Chamber of Commerce Thursday, February 26, 2015 at a dinner at the San Antonio Winery in Los Angeles.  Congratulations David!

Employee Winter Birthdays Celebrated

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Employees of the Society’s Los Angeles administrative offices and thrift store celebrated birthdays today at the L.A. store with cake, refreshments and ice cream.

SVdP on Eternal Word Television Network

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul and International President Michael Thio, National President Sheila Gilbert and National CEO Dave Barringer will be featured in an upcoming episode of a new EWTN series, “The Church Universal.”
To view a preview clip of the program, click here: http://bit.ly/1LyC3qj
The SVdP episode will air on the following dates:
Sunday, March 15 p.m. Eastern2 p.m. Pacific
Tuesday, March 35 a.m. Eastern2 a.m. Pacific
Friday, March 610 p.m. Eastern7 p.m. Pacific
“The Church Universal” features the good news about lay movements and their central role in the new evangelization. Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, M.F.V.A, introduces viewers to the varied apostolates and outreach ministries within the Church.
Click here to find the EWTN station in your zip code: http://www.ewtn.com/channelfinder/

Annual Meeting 2015

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Vincentians over 700 strong came to Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, Sunday February 22 for their 2015 Annual Meeting.  National Society CEO David Barringer was the keynote speaker and Archbishop Gomez blessed the Society’s newest spiritual advisors, who posed for a photo with him in the cathedral.  Thank you for joining us for annual meeting!

All women's pants, dresses, pajamas & linen 50% off!

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Eva Alanis Retires from LA Store

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Eva Alanis, a 26-year-employee of the Society’s Los Angeles thrift store retired today.  The Society’s executive director David Fields praised Alanis’ hard work ethic and pleasing personality. “She is an example to us all,” he said.  Alanis and her fellow employees celebrated with a cake.  Upon receiving her goodbye gift, Alanis remarked on all her years, “Thanks for putting up with me!”

Ash Wednesday Thrift Store Mass

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Spiritual advisor to SVdPLA, Fr. Pedro Villarroya, C.M.  celebrated Mass today at the Los Angeles thrift store for 40 employees, board members, and administrators.   What are you doing for Lent this year?

Barbers for the Homeless at Winter Shelter

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The ReUp Barbershop provided 22 haircuts for homeless clients Sunday 2/15/15 at the City of Oxnard National Guard Armory, the site of this year’s SVDPLA Winter Warming Shelter.  Thanks ReUp!

President's Day Sale!

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EduCare Volunteers at SVDPLA

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The Society's Los Angeles thrift store had 40 volunteers from the EduCare Foundation Saturday, February 7, 2015.  They did a great job helping out around the store.  Thank you students from EduCare!

SVdP on EWTN Friday & Sunday February 6 & 8

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SVdP on Eternal Word Television Network Friday, Feb. 6 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:00 a.m. Eastern  In the fall, National President Sheila Gilbert, National CEO Dave Barringer and International President Michael Thio were guests on EWTN's new Thursday afternoon live show, "At Home with Jim & Joy," hosted by Jim and Joy Pinto.
The program will re-air on Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern and once more on Sunday at 2 a.m. Eastern. The topic will focus on the work of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
For more information about EWTN's new live show, "At Home with Jim & Joy," visit: http://www.ewtn.com/tv/live/athomewithjimandjoy.asp

Stay tuned for more details about SVdP on EWTN!