The Salvation Army Anacortes Corps continues a tradition of service that dates back more than 110 years here on Fidalgo Island. Among the many programs provided by The Salvation Army, those that particularly bring joy at Christmas are the Adopt-a-Family/Senior, Angel Tree and Holiday Food Baskets. Together, these programs help to ensure that hundreds of […]
Another great Anacortes Lions Christmas Parade! Collected here are a few shots of parade entries, from Santa to Salvation Army, Grinch to smiling policeman and friend. It was a great community event. Thanks to all who participated, including a hearty audience lining the parade route on Commercial Avenue. Merry Christmas, Anacortes!
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 than a dozen stations offering back to school supplies and services. The event, sponsored by […]
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 new officers at the Anacortes Corps of the Salvation Army. He is a fifth generation […]
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 program. For more information, stop by the Army’s “R” Avenue service center, or call Ginger […]
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 generous donations after shopping at The Market at Anacortes. Dash! is a 25-member community service […]
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 kettle donation options, you can donate online. Click on the small box on this page, […]
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 Lt. Col. Harold Brodin, Major Jerold Forney, Major Carol Forney, Paula John and Joanne Reinikka. […]
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) of the building. Anacortes Corps officers are Majors Jerold and Carol Forney.
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 generosity of the community. The Anacortes Corps is located on “R” Avenue. For more information […]
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 corner of AnacortesToday.com to learn more about the Christmas Kettle Drive.