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SALVATION ARMY RECOGNIZES VOLUNTEERS FOR 'DOING THE MOST GOOD' DURING NATIONAL SALVATION ARMY WEEK

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Released 10 May 2011

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Faithe Colas

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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.

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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.


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