On This Day In History—July 31

Today, in 1916: the future racing legend Louise Smith, who will become the first woman inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, is born in Barnesville, Georgia. She is known as the “First Lady of NASCAR”.

The Shield has been seen on a NASCAR race car! Morgan Shepherd carried The Salvation Army logo at NASCAR’s Daytona 500.

On This Day In History—June 8

Former First Lady Barbara Bush was born in 1925. In an interview on ABC This Week with George Stephanopoulos in 2006, The First Lady Barbara talks about doing the Lord’s work with The Salvation Army, “Working for God may not pay much, but the retirement benefits are out of this world.” Former President George Bush said, “When we’re talking about something like The Salvation Army, it transcends politics. It’s just opening our hearts to people that need help…” Source