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London Board Member Honoured

Posted on 11th May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Paula Hodgson, Sales Representative with the Sutton Group Select Realty Brokerage Inc., and Vice-Chair of the Army’s London Advisory Board,was honoured recently by the London St. Thomas Association of Realtors with  LSTAR’s Quality of Life Award in recognition of her organization of a ‘REALTOR® Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Day’ in London for the past four  […]

CN Rail Employees Paint at London Centre of Hope

Posted on 1st May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Employees of CN Rail participated in a “Community Team Building Day” in London on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 by assisting the Centre of Hope with a painting project.  The newly acquired building at 261 Wellington St was in need of some TLC.  CN staff spent the morning freshening up the space by painting both floors.   […]

London’s Westminster Park Community Church IRead Program Launch

Posted on 1st May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
In February 2014 Westminster Park Community Church began a literacy program which was named iRead. We received a grant to buy equipment and supplies to help run this program. At this point we have 15 children that attend the program every Thursday after school from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. During that time, they switch  […]

St Thomas Community Ball Hockey League Gears Up

Posted on 24th April 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
ST. THOMAS –  D.J. KUIPER (from the Times-Journal) Starting Thursday, young hockey players will be slapping their sticks on the asphalt as members of the Salvation Army Community Ball Hockey League. Every Thursday night for eight weeks, players aged 6 – 14 can enjoy organized sport at a low cost. Split into two age divisions, the league  […]
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Hamilton Celebrates Volunteerism

Posted on 10th April 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
National Volunteer Week (April 6-12) was established in 1974 to celebrate the 13.3 million people doing remarkable service throughout Canada. This week focuses attention on the impact and power of volunteerism and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership and duty. National Volunteer Week draws the support and endorsement of the Prime Minister  […]

March Break Camp Comes to St. Thomas Citadel

Posted on 4th April 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
There was a buzz in the air as children from St. Thomas decided to make The Salvation Army their March Break destination. A camp staff from St. Thomas Citadel combined with a camp staff from North York Temple (Toronto) made for a dynamic and energetic team. Theme days included: Superhero Day, Ooey Gooey Day, Hawaiian/Pirate  […]
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Guelph Citadel Encouraged to Grasp a Larger Dream

Posted on 3rd April 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On March 30, Guelph Citadel celebrated its 130th corps anniversary  with special guests Colonels Mark and Sharon Tillsley, chief secretary and territorial secretary for women’s ministries. Sunday morning’s service included joyful musical presentations by the singing company, young people’s band, songsters, senior band and Colonel Sharon Tillsley.  In his sermon, Colonel Mark Tillsley congratrulated the  […]
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A Kettle Campaign Success in Hamilton and Burlington

Posted on 30th January 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army Hamilton/Burlington kettle campaign in 2013 was a success not only fiscally, but also creating awareness in both cities.  This year’s goal for Hamilton and Burlington was set for $600,000. The funds raised directly benefit the Community and Family Services in both cities.  Every year, when the campaign gets underway, there is always  […]

London Centre of Hope Celebrates 2 Injury-Free Years

Posted on 22nd January 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Tuesday, January 21 The Salvation Army Centre of Hope in London celebrated 2 years with no loss time due to workplace injuries or illness.  In recognition meals were provided for all three shifts of staff.  There were prizes for staff and all left with a chocolate bar that featured a thank you on the back  […]
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