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  • Sue Nelson Honored as “Friend of Youth”

    Sue Nelson Honored as “Friend of Youth”

    Posted May 2, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

    Story and Photos by Kendi Cox SHAWNEE, OK – On Tuesday, April 15th, The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Shawnee held its 17th Annual Don Bodard Friend of Youth Award Banquet, honoring Sue Nelson as this year’s recipient. The Don Bodard Friend of Youth Award was established in 1998 to honor leaders who …

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  • Arkansas Response Update 5/1/14

    Arkansas Response Update 5/1/14

    Posted By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    Mobile Feeding Units continue to provide food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care to those affected by the tornadoes that swept through Central Arkansas on Sunday evening. National Weather Service officials announced today the tornado started West of Ferndale and ended in El Paso.  It was on the ground for 41.3 miles and lasted over …

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  • A Weekend of Memories

    A Weekend of Memories

    Posted April 23, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

    The Scrapbook Retreat began on Thursday evening for 136 delegates plus staff with devotions led by special guest, Major Melody McClure. Lt. Betty Price and Captain NaKisha Carr kept the beats going for Scrapping until the wee hours of the morning.  Spa Service was available as well as signups for skill classes. Skill classes included …

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  • Northwest Arkansas 2014 Annual Banquet a Success

    Northwest Arkansas 2014 Annual Banquet a Success

    Posted April 17, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas held its 2014 Annual Banquet on Tuesday, gathering over 400 donors, volunteers, advisory board members and supporters for an evening of celebration and inspiration. An hour before the program began, attendees were invited to a meet and greet reception with the area officers and distinguished guests. During the time …

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  • Lawton Serves “The Holy City”

    Lawton Serves “The Holy City”

    Posted April 15, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

    APRIL 15, 2014 – LAWTON, OKLAHOMA (photos by Kahealani Dingle) Deep in the heart of a wildlife refuge lies a replica of Israel, designed to look as it did in Biblical times, called The Holy City of the Wichitas. Its façade is made of worn bricks. The backdrop is the Wichita Mountains. Though it is isolated …

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  • Live Right! A-OK 2014 Youth Councils

    Live Right! A-OK 2014 Youth Councils

    Posted April 14, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

      In a ‘world gone wrong’, over 300 young people from the Arkansas and Oklahoma Division had the opportunity to hear teachings on how to ‘Live Right’ and what that means and looks like in their lives during the 2014 Youth Councils. Youth Councils, an annual event, gives the opportunity for youth ages 13 and up …

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  • Topping Out Hope Celebration

    Topping Out Hope Celebration

    Posted April 9, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

    April 9th, 2014 – Oklahoma City, OK The sound of cheers and party horns filled the air Wednesday morning as the Central Oklahoma Area Command celebrated the placing of the final beam at the new Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope. The state-of-the-art, 50,000square foot facility has been under construction since June of 2013, and is …

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  • Continuing to Serve in Camden, AR

    Continuing to Serve in Camden, AR

    Posted April 8, 2014 By in Press Releases With | No Comments

    The El Dorado Salvation Army continues to respond in Camden, Arkansas after severe weather impacted the region on Thursday evening.    Power outages continue with street lights and stop lights out in the entire area causing danger to drivers and residents in the impacted area.   The City estimates power should be restored by late Sunday evening. …

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  • Central Oklahoma Finds Record Generosity

    Central Oklahoma Finds Record Generosity

    Posted January 15, 2014 By in Press Releases With | No Comments

    Central Oklahomans gave more each day in the The Salvation Army Christmas Red Kettle than ever before. The average daily income for The Salvation Army Red Kettles in 2013 was more than $22,000 up from $17,000 in 2012. “We are so grateful for Oklahomans who stepped up and gave during this season when we needed …

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  • Stillwater Thanks Their Volunteers

    Stillwater Thanks Their Volunteers

    Posted January 13, 2014 By in Christmas With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army of Stillwater, OK wants to thank you for helping make the Christmas season a very joyous occasion for 512 children and senior adults in Stillwater, Payne and Noble Counties.  An additional 432 benefitted from the food boxes provided to each household.  We would not be able to serve so many without your …

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