Orlando Union Rescue Mission 25th Anniversary

Orlando Union Rescue Mission 25th Anniversary

February 1, 1973

In February 1973, the Orlando Union Rescue Mission celebrated their 25th year of meeting the needs of the less fortunate in the city of Orlando. An eight-page brochure was published to commemorate the event and features photographs of buildings, the bargain store, Sunday School, holiday food boxes, kitchen and key individuals. 

According to the O.U.R. Mission History in the brochure: "June 16, 1948 H. B. Austin, Joseph P. Rutland, S. B. Peele, C.E. Parsons, C. P. Martin, J. P. Lowry, George L. Stuart and Mr. J. Wiggins met at Broadway Methodist Church with Rev. Harry Moore to associate themselves together as a non-stock and non-profit corporation for the purpose of lending spiritual guidance to the wayward and forsaken and physical aid to the needy..."

Names mentioned in the brochure: Rev. John W. Horan, Mrs. James A. Booker, Locke P. Miller, A. L. Batts, John P. Lowry, Esther M. Horan, M. D. Rice, Joseph P. Rutland, F. C. Ault, Ivan D. Morgan, Dr. William E. Dill, Wilson M. Reed, James A. Dixon, Mrs. M. D. Rice, Fred Falkner, Dr. Don C. Robertson, Russell S. Hughes, Ralph Roser, Charles L. Hendrick, Donald T. Senterfitt, Mrs. Eugene Kelsey, George Stuart, Ralph C. Meloon, M. J. Wiggins, Walter Menges, H. B. Austin, Joseph P. Rutland, S. B. Peele, C. E. parsons, C. P. Martin, J. P. Lowry, George L. Stuart, M. J. Wiggins, Rev. Harry Moore, Pat Withrow, Mr. Banks, James A. Booker, Mrs. Clarice Sellers, Mrs. John W. Horan, Philip Horan, Robert Horan, Donald Horan, Eugene W. Kelsey, Mr. Hilding E. Halvarson, Mr. Walter Menges, Dr. Torrey Johnson.

The Orlando Union Rescue Mission continues to serve the less fortunate people of Orlando. Visit their web site to see what they are doing and what you can do to help.

Peruse the entire brochure.

This item is in the Orland Rescue Mission file at the Orlando Public Library.

Orlando Rescue Mission Orlando , FL
United States

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