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Leesburg Florida Salvation Army Responds to Propane Plant Explosion

Leesburg Florida Salvation Army Responds to Propane Plant Explosion At approximately 11:30pm on Monday, July 29, a massive explosion occurred at the Blue Rhino Propane Plant in Tavares, Florida about 20 minutes northeast of Leesburg Florida. Twenty-four employees were working at the plant when the blast occurred. Eight individuals were injured during the blast and […]

The Salvation Army is Prepared for Tropical Storm Flossie

The Salvation Army is Prepared for Tropical Storm Flossie Approaching Tropical Storm Flossie has The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services on all Hawaiian islands prepared to respond. The Salvation Army has an established presence on Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai and as such we are in place to respond to the community as needs […]

Who Will Be The Next Salvation Army General?

Who will be the next Salvation Army general? The Salvation Army has gathered The High Council to elect a new General for the worldwide organization. The High Council meets for one purpose: to prayerfully choose the next world leader of The Salvation Army. The 2013 High Council consists of 117 members (64 women and 53 […]

On This Day In History: Apollo 15 Launched, 1971

Apollo 15 Launched, 1971: On This Day In History, July 26 In 1971, Apollo 15 launched as the fourth mission to land men on the Moon. It also was the first mission to use a lunar rover, and ninth manned mission in the Apollo Program. In December 1972, Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot, Colonel James […]

Tulsa Salvation Army Serves Neighbors After Storms Hit

Tulsa Salvation Army Serves Neighbors After Storms Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 25, 2013)—On the evening of Tuesday, July 23, Tulsa Oklahoma was hammered by a thunderstorm with winds up to 76 miles per hour and lightening that started fires across the metro and surrounding areas. With nearly 100,000 households without power, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster […]