Stigma Stomp!

Posted on 16th May 2012, by British Columbia
For the second consecutive year, The Salvation Army has declared May as Dignity Month. May 6th – 11th is Mental Health Awareness Week and May 11th has been declared as “STIGMA STOMPDAY” by the City of Victoria. Stigma Stomp Day was established in order to educate the public in order to stomp out the stigmas  […]
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Keep Holding On: Victoria.

Posted on 11th May 2012, by British Columbia
Partnering with Ken Lavigne, The Salvation Army spoke about the importance to Keep Holding On when faced with a difficult time in your life. Ken Lavigne, in his first public speaking engagement spoke about his decade long partnership with The Salvation Army, through the annual Naden Band Concert, “It’s been something that I’ve been really  […]
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The Salvation Army Celebrates Easter in Victoria.

Posted on 11th April 2012, by British Columbia
This past weekend saw The Salvation Army in Victoria celebrate Easter with the community on multiple occasions. Wednesday April 4th marked a wonderful feast as ARC’s community kitchen prepared a wonderful turkey meal with all the trimmings to celebrate Easter.  Special meals such as this one are served up about four times a year and  […]
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Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Received …

Posted on 2nd April 2012, by British Columbia
Friday, March 30th, at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia, His Honour the Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to volunteers who have been instrumental in supporting his programs and initiatives. In particular, the medal was presented to volunteers who support the Lieutenant Governor’s other initiatives  […]
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Donations Sail in.

Posted on 22nd March 2012, by British Columbia
Crew from HMCS Protecteur worked together in order to make a generous donation to The Salvation Army in Victoria, BC. Melanie Vokey, Sub-Lieutenant, of the HMCS Protecteur dropped off boxes filled with personal care and hygiene items including razors, mouthwash, tampax, soap, combs, facecloths and toothbrushes. In addition to the $1,500 worth of goods, the HMCS  […]
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Thank You SMUS!

Posted on 16th March 2012, by British Columbia
A big thank you to St. Michaels University School!  They dropped off a large donation of fresh fruit, vegetables and milk to the Stan Hagen Centre on March 15th. Fresh fruit and vegetables are very important to maintain good health and so, this donation will benefit the individuals and families in Victoria who use the  […]
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YEARS of dedicated service at Sunset Lodge.

Posted on 14th March 2012, by British Columbia
Last Thursday, March 8th Sunset Lodge held an afternoon reception to recognize staff members who have achieved the milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of devoted service. Major Larry Jennings expressed his sincere appreciation for their effort and commitment noting that Sunset Lodge is more than a care facility; it is  […]
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Poetry classes held in Victoria.

Posted on 5th March 2012, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army welcomes poetry teacher, Dvora Levin, to the Addictions & Rehabilitation Centre in Victoria.  Levin will host her poetry classes starting on March 7th and then on each Wednesday for 2 months or as needed from 10 – 11:30am. The classes will be of significant value to the clients at ARC, offering emotional  […]
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Stan Hagen Centre Renaming Celebration

Posted on 14th December 2011, by British Columbia
On Saturday December 3 The Salvation Army inVictoriarenamed their Community and Family Services Centre to The Stan Hagen Centre for Families. Celebrations included a traditional  Welcome Song & Dance performed by the Esquimalt Singers and Dancers, speeches by Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, MLA for OakBay– Gordon Head, Ida Chong and MLA for  […]
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Sea of Lights in Victoria

Posted on 30th November 2011, by British Columbia
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s annual SEA OF LIGHTS parade will set sail again on Friday December 2nd at 7:00 pm in partnership with the local Oak Bay municipality. The purpose of this event is to contribute to civic pride and enjoyment of the holiday season, while generating donations to the Salvation Army Christmas Fund,  […]