Ontario Great Lakes Division

Perron Goodyear with London Majors pitcher Luis Pina and catcher Larry Gonzalez

Salvation Army Day with the London Majors


More than 250 Salvationists, friends and supporters joined with hundreds of other Londoners at Labatt Memorial Park in London for “Salvation Army Day” with the London Majors Baseball Club on Friday, June 5th.  A Salvation Army Band ensemble played the National Anthem prior to the start of the game and Public Relations & Development Representative, Perron Goodyear, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Nine-year old Amanda Leach represented the Army and served as “bat girl” during the game.

Throughout the game […]

Divisional Commander Major Morris Vincent accepts a cheque from Dan Millar, Area Director for Public Relations, at the 13th Annual Salvation Army Golf Day

13th Annual Salvation Army Golf Day a Success.


The Ontario Great Lakes 13th Annual Salvation Army Golf Day was held on May 28, at the Beverly Golf and Country Club.  144 golfers participated from the division’s business and philanthropic communities and raised over $26,000 toward The Salvation Army Red Shield Campaign. 

Special guest for the tournament was NHL alumni, Rick Nattress who golfed a hole with each of the foursomes throughout the day.  The tournament began with lunch, followed by a prelude of the event’s activities from Dan Millar, Area Director […]

Pictured above
Front Row - Major Wanda Vincent, Lieut. Laura Hickman, Capt. Naomi Dalley, Capt. Charlene Vincent
Middle Row - Capt. Heather Samuel, Emily Allen, Major Christine Johnston, Major Morris Vincent
Back Row - Sarah Consoli, Capt. Lisa Randell, Capt. Karen Holland, Cadet Dawn Butt, Major Kelly Rideout.
Missing from photo - Lieut. Kristen Gray

Ontario Great Lakes Division Celebrates First Graduates from Leader Coaching Workshops


To continue the investment and commitment into leadership development in the Division, a group of 12 women leaders participated in a cohort of five Leader Coaching workshops from October, 2014 – May, 2015 under the direction of Major Wanda Vincent (Divisional Leader), supported by Certified Coach Carol MacKinnon. The theme of the workshops were “Theories and Practices of Leader Coaching” and the five workshop titles were:

  • Leading as a Coach – Overall View
  • Difficult Conversation
  • Self Care
  • Empowering Others
  • Decision Making

The photo was taken at […]

Group of delegates who attended the Ontario Great Lakes United Advisory Board Day.

Ontario Great Lakes United Advisory Board Day


On Saturday, 09 May 2015, members of the London, Windsor, Hamilton and Sudbury Advisory Boards met together for a day of networking and education. The event was held in London and began with a time of fellowship and coffee for the 25 individuals present.

Lt.-Colonel Jim Champ, Territorial Secretary for Communications, commenced the day by providing an overview of the National Advisory Board structure and asking God’s blessing on the gathering. Major Les Marshall, Territorial Secretary for Public […]