Prairie News

Saskatoon Program Feeds Hungry Kids

Posted on 25th August 2011, by
Story courtesy “The Saskatoon Star Phoenix”: A lineup forms as soon as the Salvation Army truck pulls into Dr. Seager Weeler Park on the city’s west side. Sheila Goojha gets out and begins handing out brown bag lunches to the assembled children. “Hi, do you want ham and cheese, tuna fish or peanut butter and  […]
Winnipeg, MB – For more than 100 years The Salvation Army has been providing compassionate, hands-on service to destitute and vulnerable people of every age, religion and background in the Downtown Winnipeg core area. On Wednesday, August 17th The Booth Centre held it’s 6th Annual Block Party. Major Al Hoeft, Executive Director of Booth Centre, recounts,  […]
Next time you listen to 620 CKRM, MY 92.1, or 104.9 The Wolf in Regina you may hear some touching commercials directly involving The Salvation Army. The spots, running until late November on Harvard Broadcasting, focus on some of the hard hitting issues that the Salvation Army deals with each and every day as we give hope and support to vulnerable and sometimes  […]
Portage la Prairie – Local band Whitemud Hold ‘Em held a flood relief benefit concert at the Meyers Norris Penny Exhibition Centre on July 15th with proceeds going to The Salvation Army Emergency Disasters Services. The event was attended by an enthusiastic crowd of between 300 – 400 people. Lt. Jeff Arkell, Corps Officer for  […]
Regina, SK – The Salvation Army in Estevan is now receiving donations of furniture and appliances for those who were affected by the flooding this spring. A warehouse has been leased for three months. Major Len Millar of the Estevan Salvation Army says he is thrilled about this development. “We finally have a building that  […]

Summits of Change Underway Today!

Posted on 23rd July 2011, by
Kananaskis, AB – The day is finally here!  Today, Saturday, July 23rd more than 250 people from five provinces will attempt to summit the Opal Ridge.  This is the second Summits of Change challenge presented by World Financial Group and CHVN 95.1 FM (Winnipeg).  The Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia offices of World Financial  […]

Summer of Golf – The Un-Tournament!

Posted on 19th July 2011, by
Winnipeg, MB – Could you imagine a better way to spend your summer than by soaking up the sun and golfing with friends at some of the best courses in Manitoba?  If you can’t, then check out The Salvation Army Summer of Golf.  This isn’t your typical golf tournament, in fact it is an un-tournament. The  […]
Winnipeg – Local Firefighter Duncan Pollett is featured on the cover of July’s issue of Faith & Friends. Faith & Friends editor Ken Ramstead describes Duncan Pollett as a firefighter who “is passionate about his profession.  A committed Christian and member of The Salvation Army, he truly feels that he is where God wants him  […]

Congratulations to Ambassadors of Holiness

Posted on 27th June 2011, by
The Officers, Staff and Volunteers of The Salvation Army Prairie Division salute the Ambassadors of Holiness as they begin their ministry as newly ordained and commissioned Lieutenants in The Salvation Army.  May God richly bless and anoint you for His service.  We look forward to hearing reports of how God is working in and through  […]