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Chatham Corps Celebrates 130 Years

Posted on 6th December 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army Chatham Corps recently marked its 130th Anniversary with a weekend of special celebrations.  Guests for the occasion were Territorial Leaders Commissioners Brian & Rosalie Peddle, former Corps Officers, accompanied by the Ontario Great Lakes Divisional Leaders, Lieut.- Colonels Lee & Debbie Graves. Commissioners Peddle were appointed to Chatham in 1988 and spent  […]
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OGL Professional Development Conference

Posted on 6th November 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
London Citadel was the venue for the recent OGL Professional Development Conference held on October 23rd and 24th.  Each morning began with a time of worship led by Major Brad Donais, CRC Hamilton, and devotions conducted by Lieut.-Colonels Lee & Debbie Graves, Divisional Leaders, and Majors Stephen & Leslie Wiseman, Corps Officers at Milton Khi,  […]
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Posted on 29th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
With Hurricane Sandy on track to make landfall early in the week, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services is making preparations for a possible response. Preparations include ensuring all Community Response Units (mobile canteens) and other disaster relief equipment are operational and ready to deploy as well as identifying trained personnel who may be available.  […]

The Salvation Army and Community Partners Host Project Comp-U-Give

Posted on 18th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On Wednesday, October 17, The Salvation Army, Western University and a London family, teamed up for the kick-off of Project Comp-U-Give.  The idea of Londoner Colin Toth, Project Comp-U-Give facilitates the teaching of basic computer skills to families, and then provides them with a recently refurbished computer.  The computers, fully loaded with the basic programs  […]

The Salvation Army in Windsor Helps Remember Our Peacekeepers

Posted on 16th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Each year The Salvation Army in Windsor participates in an event, “Passing the Torch”, designed to educate younger generations about Canadian Military Service.  This year’s event was held from October 10-12  at the Kingsville Historical Park & Royal Canadian Legion.  The theme was “Remembering Our Peacekeepers”.  More than 600 students from area schools attended and  […]
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Conference for Community and Family Services/Thrift Store a success!

Posted on 10th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
For the first time ever, the Ontario Great Lakes Division hosted a Community & Family Services/Thrift Store Conference entitled “Restoring Dignity”.  Folks from all across the division gathered at Guelph Citadel on September 20th and 21st for two days of learning, networking and fellowship. The conference was organized by the Business Administration department at DHQ  […]

Eastwood Family Fun Day Extravaganza

Posted on 5th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On a beautiful fall Saturday in Windsor, Ontario, hundreds attended the Eastwood Citadel Family Fun Day Extravaganza on September 15th.  Those in attendance included Corps members, families from The Learning Corner daycare, and members of the community. The free event included games, bouncy castles, face painting, food and fun for the whole family.  As music  […]
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Posted on 30th September 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
For the 3rd consecutive summer, the Ontario Great Lakes Division has operated a “Camp at Home” program for children who are not able to attend traditional camp settings.  Camp at Home is an all day, week long program that leads children ages 6 – 12 in Bible teaching, crafts, singing, sports, games. In addition, several  […]
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St. Thomas Salvation Army Celebrates Emergency Disaster Services

Posted on 10th September 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army of St. Thomas celebrated Labour Day by participating in the 30th Annual St. Thomas Fire Muster Days.  In addition to operating a “Lost & Found” booth the display included the Community Response Unit from nearby London and an amateur radio demonstration by local SATERN (Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network) volunteers. This event  […]
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PeachFest Food Drive

Posted on 28th August 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
For the second year in a row, the Winona Peach Festival, Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) and Hamilton’s Eastgate Square teamed up to support the Salvation Army Food Bank.  The Peach Festival and HSR offer a shuttle from Eastgate Square parking lot to the festival site.  The shuttle is free with a donation to the food  […]