1987

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Announcement Date: 21 abril, 1987

· Provable the first international chaplaincy project at the Track & Field World Championship in Rome, led by Joe Smalley.
· Mini Arena Sport Ministry conference for Europe held in Gmunden, Austria.
·Tom & Mary Rapp taste their first paella with Alella white wine as they land to work in Spain. A 17 year old Ruben Fernandez is the second Spaniard Tom talks to as he arrives in Barcelona. Ruben teaches Tom to say: -¿Donde está la playa?- (where’s the beach?), as he’s taking to serve in a summer sport camp away from the Mediterranean.
· Mike Sigfrids has been our hoops ambassador faithfully for 25 years. His first team was in 1987 when we played the U20 USSR team in Vilnius, Lithuania and U20 Yugoslavia National team. Some of the players we played against later were some of the first European players to play in the NBA. Mike & Donna keep serving throughout Europe with basketball today.