Amb. Clyde Rivers with Rob Halverson and Amb. Michal Pitzl
In January 2016 the Central Oregon Coast experienced a monumental honor event. The Youth Add Value™ Initiative in conjunction with IChange Nations™ organized and launched the first event of its kind in Newport Oregon, Youth Give Back. Among the esteemed recipients was Rob Halverson. He has served this coastal community tirelessly working to establish the International Port of Newport. He served as Port Commissioner for several years and has been an ongoing advocate for positive improvement and commerce for the port. He and his family support and encourage their community on a continual basis believing every life has value. Joy Halverson, Rob’s wife was also honored with a Women Add Value™ Award for her constant efforts to bring hope and encouragement to others. She works with Prison Fellowship to help encourage incarcerated women. It was with great pleasure that IChange Nations™, Founder and President, Amb. Clyde Rivers in conjunction with Youth Add Value™ Initiative was able to present its highly valued Community Ambassador Award to Community Ambassadors Rob and Joy Halverson.
Ambassador Rivers is very happy to partner with Youth Add Value™ to honor this couple among several others at this event. IChange Nations™ Community Ambassador Award was created for the very purpose of honoring individual helping in their communities. He said, “Rob Halverson’s efforts to strengthen and build Newport’s International Port exemplifies a true Statesman for his community. For this we are pleased to name him a Community Ambassador.”
Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers is the Founder and President of iChange Nations™ a professional institution that equips, mentors and trains highly esteemed individuals who have the desire to change nations throughout the world. The organization is seeking to bring global awareness by strategically helping nations to educate, train and support the Nation Building Process designed to improve the dignity and betterment of human life. This international platform focuses on establishing effective relationships to help people understand the value of life and basic human rights.
Youth Add Value™ is a movement manned by a group of youth highly trained by IChange Nation’s™ executive, Dr. Michal Pitzl. They have a vision to, not only give back to people that have deposited into lives of youth, but also to find and train other youth to continue to move their initiative forward. Marisa Dean, together with her team, Josh Bennett, Khalil Burton and Marshal Dean organized and launched their first event in Newport Oregon.