Entries by Don Felice

The Salvation Army Responds to Call to Help West Mims Firefighters

The Salvation Army responded to a request from Charlton County local emergency management authorities in Georgia to provide food and hydration to firefighters battling a fire spreading beyond the Okefenokee swamp and threatening residents of St. George and Folkston, Georgia.  The West Mims fire has already burned more 140,000 acres in the area. More than […]

Salvation Army campaign coming to Newnan

May 7, 2017 (NEWNAN, GA) – The Salvation Army’s Whole World Mobilizing campaign is coming to Newnan next week. The mobilizing march involves transporting a Salvation Army flag and a canteen. “The canteen and the flag are traveling all around the state,” said Larry Repass, chairman of the local Salvation Army Advisory Council and – […]

Calhoun, Cornwell honored for years of service

April 21, 2017 (NEWNAN, GA) – Dr. Robert Calhoun and Cecil Cornwell have been honored by the Salvation Army for their years of service as members of the Newnan advisory council. Calhoun and Cornwell received plaques during the Salvation Army’s Newnan Service Center annual banquet on March 17. Calhoun received the lifetime member designation, and Cornwell […]

The Salvation Army Responds to I-85 Bridge Collapse

ATLANTA, GA (March 31, 2017) – The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Command responded to a collapsed bridge on I-85 caused by an extensive fire by serving over 200 meals, snacks, and drinks to emergency personnel. A Salvation Army canteen (mobile feeding kitchen) from the Metro Atlanta Area Command’s Red Shield Shelter was deployed on site […]

The Salvation Army celebrates volunteers, mission

March 21, 2017 (ROME, GA) -The Salvation Army is celebrating 130 years of service in Rome this year as well as the organization’s mission of hope, which is spread through its volunteers and workers. During a dinner and awards ceremony at Berry College’s Krannert Center Monday evening, workers, volunteers and donors gathered together to honor […]

Salvation Army recognizes Lem Griffin

March 20, 2017 (ALBANY, GA) – All members of the Advisory Board of the Albany Corps of the Salvation Army work as one to serve the community. On Monday, however, it was time to recognize one board member — Lemuel Griffin — for his extraordinary work spanning more than two decades. Griffin was presented with […]