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Live In-store Auctions Appeal to Deal Hunters

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Those who shop at Thrift Stores know that it’s all about the find. With new items arriving daily, and the massive turnover of product, sometimes scoring that perfect piece of clothing or household item is down to timing.

On one particular day, this is even more true: auction day. Many Salvation Army Thrift Stores around the country hold live, in-store auctions as a way of bringing people into the stores, and getting maximum value from some high quality donations.

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Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast just three weeks away

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The Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast, presented by Nova Scotia Power, is now just three weeks away and tickets are going fast.

On Friday, May 8, humanitarian Dr. Samantha Nutt will be in Halifax in May to serve as keynote speaker for the fourth annual breakfast at the Westin Nova Scotian. It will bring together approximately 400 business people and community leaders for a morning of networking, education and entertainment in support of the work The Salvation Army is [...]

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Small Blessings Early Childhood Development Centre is Expanding

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The official groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of The Salvation Army Small Blessings Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) took place April 11, at Moncton Citadel Community Church.

Small Blessings ECDC is an award-winning “Centre of Excellence”, widely recognized as a leader in the field of early childhood education. For over 26 years, Small Blessings ECDC has been delivering unique, holistic programs designed to enhance a child’s physical, social, emotional spiritual and intellectual development. Fully licensed, accredited and [...]

Five-year-old Trae and three-year-old Tia Sampson of Kentville found all sorts of Easter eggs and other treats as part of the first community Easter egg hunt at the Kentville Community Church.  Photo Credit: Kirk Starrett

Kentville Welcomes Spring with a Community Easter Egg Hunt – Guest Post by Lt. Joyce Downer

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This is a guest post by Lieutenant Joyce Downer–passionately serving the community of Kentville alongside her husband Lieutenant Josh Downer. They are also the proud parents of two young children.

More than 150 people showed up on April 4, for the Easter egg hunt at the Kentville Community Church (KCC). Families came out to enjoy food, games, crafts, and a colouring contest. Though the event didn’t start until 10:00 a.m. families lined up in anticipation [...]