items tagged with salvation

August 21, 2011

Ready to Learn

This girl was among about 300 children served Saturday at the 2011 “Ready to Learn” Fair in Anacortes. She enjoyed making this paper heart at a crafts table set up to provide options for children as they moved through more … Continue reading

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August 20, 2011

New officer

Salvation Army Lt. Josh Boyd presided over his first major community event Saturday, working with the Anacortes School District and dozens of volunteers at the 2011 “Ready to Learn Fair” at the Middle School. Boyd and his wife Ryan are … Continue reading

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December 1, 2010

Toys for children

Kiwanis Noon Club member Sharon Cooper is already into full Christmas prep mode, gathering toys for children as a volunteer in the Salvation Army Angel Gift Tree program. This is Sharon’s third year working with the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps … Continue reading

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November 24, 2010

Food drive volunteers

Dash! volunteers Cynthia Aanestad and Terry Kratzer were among a number of service club members who participated in a food drive this week for the Salvation Army Food Bank. Generous donors including Michael Cook and Jane and Alan Fantel made … Continue reading

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November 23, 2010

SA bells ring

Throughout Anacortes, Salvation Army bellringers such as James Roberts are extending holiday greetings to shoppers. The Salvation Army Anacortes Corps, now located on “R” Avenue, dates back more than 100 years in service to this community. In addition to red … Continue reading

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October 30, 2010

Message board

New to the electronic communications community is this reader board at the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps building on “R” Avenue. The new sign, installed by Anchor Signs and Awnings, provides three lines of text for messages to passersby.

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October 26, 2010

Salvation Army event

Officers, staff and guests gathered Tuesday afternoon for a dedication ceremony at the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps facility on “R” Avenue. Among those present for the dedication of a new Family Services area were (l. to r.) retired Salvation Army … Continue reading

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September 4, 2010

Added client space

Evidence of recent expansion of Salvation Army facilities in Anacortes is this signage on the “R” Avenue building. The Anacortes Corps recently purchased adjacent space, providing opportunity to offer social services including the Food Bank from the west side (front) … Continue reading

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December 21, 2009

Toy distribution

Anacortes Salvation Army officers Jerold and Carol Forney stand among just some of the hundreds of toys and Christmas items that will be distributed this week among local families. Many families will also receive holiday food items, thanks to the … Continue reading

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December 1, 2009

Donation plus

Salvation Army bell ringer Julia Simpson scored not only a donation, but a big hug to boot during a sunny afternoon session outside the entrance to The Market at Anacortes. Click on Salvation Army banner ad on lower right hand … Continue reading

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November 29, 2009

Learning young

Salvation Army donations are a family affair at the Bridge Christian Fellowship. A donation barrel stands year-round at the church. This load of food was bound for the “R” Avenue Salvation Army Food Bank this week as the Anacortes Corps … Continue reading

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November 23, 2009

Food bank volunteers

As Thanksgiving approaches, teams of volunteers work in Anacortes to prepare food packages for those in need. Pictured here Monday afternoon at the Salvation Army’s “R” Avenue Food Bank are Tweet Schreurs and Carolle Lamoureaux.

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