SALVATION ARMY RECOGNIZES VOLUNTEERS FOR 'DOING THE MOST GOOD' DURING NATIONAL SALVATION ARMY WEEK 10/05/2011
Community Relations Director
Wauwatosa, WI (May 9, 2011) The Salvation Army will recognize 13 individuals and businesses for outstanding volunteer service to families most in need during National Salvation Army Week on Thursday, May 12th. National Salvation Army Week is Monday, May 9 through Saturday, May 15th. One volunteer will receive the United States of America President’s Call to Service Award.
2010 National Salvation Army Week Volunteer Honorees are:
Ascension Olivares Salvation Army Southside Hispanic Worship & Community Center Award
Debbie Thompson Salvation Army Emergency Lodge Award
Beverly Sims Salvation Army Citadel Worship & Community Center Award
Steve Schult Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters Award
Cares Ministry Salvation Army Divisional Group Award of the Year
Daniel Schultz Salvation Army Toy Shop Program Award
Victor Hanley Salvation Army Toy Shop Program Award
Mike Goodman Salvation Army Oak Creek Centennial Worship & Community Center Award
Daris Randolph Salvation Army Milwaukee West Worship & Community Center Award
Jennifer St. George Salvation Army Honoring our Veterans Award
Joyce Hopson Salvation Army Community Partner Award
Milwaukee Women’s Correctional Center
Andy Schmidt Salvation Army ‘Doing the Most Good’ Award
Wisconsin State Fair
Deb Rehm Salvation Army Business Community Partner Award
Rocky Rococo Restaurants
Verona Morgan United States of America President’s Call to Service Award
The awards presentation, complete with tours will take place at The Salvation Army Milwaukee West Worship & Community Center, 1645 N. 25th St., from 11:30-1:00 p.m.
In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the proclamation for the first official National Salvation Army Week. For more than 144 years, The Salvation Army has made it our mission to serve the needs of men, women and children. In more than 113 countries around the world we battle poverty, hunger, disease, abuse, loneliness and other enemies of humankind.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. Approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in nearly 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to http://www.SAmilwaukee.org.