Ka Pa‘alana’s very own Melody Bell, Home Visiting Specialist is recognized for her spirit of service. The following is an excerpt from the Hawaii Army National Guard facebook page:
“Spc. Melody R. Bell, a Hawaii Army National Guard combat medic, is recognized for her community service during Hawaii Military Month ceremonies held at the State Capitol, May 8, 2015. Bell receives a commendation letter from the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Council presented by Brig. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan, the adjutant general, representing Gov. David Y. Ige.Local-born, Bell passionately serves homeless families through her work with the Hawaii Army National Guard and as a volunteer – providing free screenings for homeless families, volunteering with Empty Bowl, Hawaii; Lovefest, ‘Ohana Love Hawaii; Food Bank Hawaii; the School Readiness Project; and Project Vision. Specialist Bell is planning to pursue a graduate degree in Social Work to be certified as a Social Worker in Hawaii.”
Way to go Melody!