|Photo: Belinda Olsen Photography|
At 85, he is vital and active and beloved by his people - that includes me!
On Friday night there was a huge birthday celebration at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City. It featured the talents of many professional musicians and performers and included such celebrities as former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback, Steve Young.
|President Monson with his wife and young family in the 1960s|
President Monson was appointed to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1963, after a distinguished career in publishing and printing. His life of service has included serving as a Bishop and as a Mission President of the Canadian mission. In 1981, United States President Ronald Reagan appointed him to serve on the President's Task Force for Private Sector Initiatives. He served in this capacity for a year.
If you would like to learn more about this wonderful man's life, check out this link:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PRESIDENT MONSON! May you have many more!