British Columbia Division

Carlson, Nancy

thoughts shared.

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"I have the pleasure of working in a supportive environment where I am able to take ownership, be creative and take on friendships in the workplace.

I take pride in honouring the 50 years of generational success The Salvation Army has in The Comox Valley, which I see as an important ingredient for women.  To be part of something that has longevity and is generational, where their input is long – standing and will be referred to for many generations is like […]

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A Legacy Gift from the heart.

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This is the story of a generous woman, bright lights and her legacy. 

Betty Bonnington (née Rogers) was born in rural Saskatchewan in 1927.  She moved to Toronto in 1952 to live near her future husband, Ken Bonnington.  Soon afterward, Betty and Ken married and in 1957 moved to West Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Ken’s job in international collections created a comfortable lifestyle for the couple.  Sadly, Ken passed away in 2002.    

Ken and Betty, who had no children of their own, […]

Belkin 2 Collage

green rooftops.

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Belkin House Food Services have literally put "community" into their  community roof top garden!

The team has partnered with Evangelical Chinese Baptist Church, BC Hydro, KPMG, AIG, and  RBC, and AON and through their generosity, they have sponsored a custom designed planter. Constructed in-house by Lionel – an incredibly talented member of the maintenance department – the planters are located on the roof of Belkin House and the buildings around the area serve as a unique urban backdrop for the garden.

In a […]

Penticton Collage

harvest for local food banks.

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Constellation Brands Canada, as part of their "Nourishing Neighbours" program, will oversee the tending, harvest and delivery of 3 acres of ground crops for the Oliver and Penticton Community Food Banks.

Captains Tim and Miriam Leslie from The Salvation Army Penticton Community Food Bank were there and expressed their amazement at the organization of the crew and at the joyfulness they put into their labour.  This will mean that there will be the basic fresh vegetables in the food bank recipient's […]