Entries by Chris Johnson

Bartlesville Music Conservatory Offers New Experiences

The Salvation Army of Bartlesville, Oklahoma hosted a special program throughout the month of June. Children from the Red Shield Club were invited to participate in a Summer Music Conservatory program every Tuesday and Thursday of the month, allowing children to get hands-on with a variety of musical instruments and lessons in the performing arts. The program […]

Responding To Those Affected By NE Oklahoma Tornado

The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is becoming active in disaster response.  A strong storm system crossed Oklahoma and Arkansas this afternoon and evening that developed multiple thunderstorms and a tornado in NE Oklahoma. The Tulsa Metropolitan Area Command is deploying their canteen and an Emergency Disaster Response team to Rogers County at the […]

Holiday Storm Response Continues in Arkansas & Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (January 7, 2015) – The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division of The Salvation Army is continuing to respond to those affected by the December 26/27 storm that brought severe winter weather and flooding across the two states.  Most communities have power fully restored in the areas affected by the ice, yet flooding continues along the Arkansas […]

Winter Storms Call for Response

OKLAHOMA CITY (December 30, 2015) – The Salvation Army is responding in both Arkansas and Oklahoma to areas affected by severe winter weather and flooding.  The same storm system that brought devastating and deadly tornadoes to Texas on December 27 brought blizzard conditions to northwestern Oklahoma, an ice storm to central, northern and southwestern Oklahoma, […]

Jumbo Foods Donates 50 Box Fans in Enid

July 17, 2015 – (Enid, Oklahoma) The month of July commemorates Home Energy Aid Month, a time set aside to raise awareness about the growing need for utility assistance across the state to help keep families cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The Salvation Army, alongside its energy partners (OG+E, ONG & […]

Clean Up Collaborations Strong in Arkansas & Oklahoma Division

Oklahoma City, OK (June 24, 2015) – Partnerships with local and statewide agencies are often the fastest and most efficient way for The Salvation Army to provide care and services during times of disaster, and the Emergency Disaster Services Department of the Arkansas & Oklahoma Division have found strong partnerships with the American Red Cross, […]

Special Donut Deliveries in Pine Bluff, AR

The Salvation Army of Pine Bluff celebrated National Donut Day on Friday with a heart of gratitude to the first responders of the recent flooding in Jefferson County, Arkansas. With 50 dozen donuts from Lybrands in hand, emergency disaster response teams delivered the sweet snacks to the Officer of Emergency Management, the 911 Call Center, […]

Multiplie Locations Affected by Early Spring Storms

March 25, 2015 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is becoming active in disaster response to several areas as a result of weather related events.  A strong storm system crossed Oklahoma and Arkansas this afternoon and evening that developed multiple thunderstorms and tornadoes. OKLAHOMA Major Carlyle Gargis, Central Oklahoma […]