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  • A-OK Division Building ‘Bridges’

    A-OK Division Building ‘Bridges’

    Posted May 28, 2014 By in News With | No Comments

      The Salvation Army is known to many as a last-resort when it comes to paying utility bills, rent or other costly expenses that are incurred in today’s world. Looking to ease the need for people to search for financial assistance, The Salvation Army recently launched the Bridges Out of Poverty initiative to help people break …

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  • Gazing Into God’s Mirror: Women’s Retreat 2014

    Gazing Into God’s Mirror: Women’s Retreat 2014

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

    From every corner of the Division, over 300 ladies from Arkansas & Oklahoma travelled to Camp Heart O’ Hills to take part in the 2014 Women’s Retreat. The annual event allows women of all ages to come together for a time of worship and relaxation. This year’s theme was intentionally designed to point delegates to …

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  • Logan County Wildfire Update

    Logan County Wildfire Update

    Posted May 6, 2014 By in Disaster Efforts With | No Comments

    The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division of The Salvation Army is responding to a very large wildfire that is affecting many in Logan County.   Record temperatures, drought and strong winds are causing extreme fire danger to much of Oklahoma.  The wildfire, which began on Sunday has reportedly burned over 3,000 acres and is responsible for one fatality.  At …

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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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