Prairie News

Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity

Posted on 13th November 2015, by Prairie Division
Winnipeg Foundation provides Community Venture members with Wheels of Dignity
WINNIPEG, MB – Members and staff welcomed Mr. Rick Lussier, Director of Community Grants with The Winnipeg Foundation, on Friday, November 6th to Community Venture.  Mr. Lussier presented keys for a new program van to Crystal Ryland, Day Program Coordinator.  The Winnipeg Foundation provided a grant for Community Venture to purchase and convert a 2015  […]

Luncheon celebrates fifteen years for “shining light” at BMFRC

Posted on 28th October 2015, by Prairie Division
Major Roxanne Jennings and Florence Quan
WINNIPEG, MB – On Friday, October 18th, colleagues and friends gathered together for a surprise luncheon to commemorate 15 years of faithful service given by Florence Quan, Family Life Coordinator at Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre, to the children, women, and men in the community of Alpine Place, Winnipeg.   Florence loves acronyms so, after  […]

Art is born of unlikely hands

Posted on 6th October 2015, by Prairie Division
Kathie CV Art Show
WINNIPEG, MB – The artist stands proudly beside her exhibit as a crowd gathers.  She turns to face them and shares insight into the inspiration for her creation.  She is Kathie.  She is a painter.  She is also a member of the Charleswood program of Community Venture, a Christian-based program administered by The Salvation Army devoted  […]

Weston Corps celebrates a century in Winnipeg

Posted on 18th September 2015, by Prairie Division
Weston Corps 100th Anniversary
WINNIPEG, MB – One hundred years ago, The Salvation Army erected a church in the Weston area of Winnipeg, adjacent to the Canadian Pacific Railway yards.  The nineteen-tens proved to be a tumultuous time for the rail industry as the workers of the CP yards, most of them residents of Weston, walked off the job  […]

Golfers raise funds “fore” Manitobans in need

Posted on 1st September 2015, by Prairie Division
Manitoba Golf Classic 2015
STARBUCK, MB – Just after sunrise on this beautiful late summer morning, golfers assembled at Bridges Golf Course near Starbuck for The Salvation Army's 10th Annual Manitoba Golf Classic presented by Supreme Steel.  After a tasty continental breakfast, blessings and a warm welcome from Major Rob Kerr, The Salvation Army's Divisional Secretary for Public Relations  […]


Posted on 31st August 2015, by Prairie Division
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Province pitches in for new goals

Posted on 25th August 2015, by Prairie Division
WINNIPEG, MB – Girls, boys, friends, and families will all benefit in the Fairfield Park neighbourhood of Winnipeg due to a Sport Opportunity Grant that was awarded by Sport Manitoba, in partnership with the Manitoba government, to Southlands Community Church of The Salvation Army.  A cheque was presented by the Hon. Flor Marcelino (Logan) Minister of  […]

Community outreach brings relief from Winnipeg heat wave

Posted on 18th August 2015, by Prairie Division
Arthur Heathcote hands water to a thirsty cyclist
WINNIPEG, MB – Last week, Winnipeggers found themselves in the grip of a heatwave with humidity indexes reaching 40, well into the danger zone.  During these dog days of summer, it becomes even more important to stay hydrated.  For many of us, water is only a turn of a tap away, but this isn't always  […]

“Send a Kid to Camp” funds create special memories

Posted on 11th August 2015, by Prairie Division
Dodgeball Salvation Army Kids Camp
WINNIPEG, MB – Colourful balls whiz through the air in every direction until the sound of a low thump signals that another dodgeball player has been retired from the game and must sit and join her friends who have also been eliminated.  These are the sights and sounds of childhood being transformed into memories for  […]