Kim Bridge spoke to our club on November 29, 2010 with an interesting history and information session about our local Salvation Army.
Kim recounted the history of the organization, which has roots back 90 years in Lloydminster. In 1975, they added the thrift store, and in 1992 they moved into their newly built building.

Christmas, of course, is their busiest season with helping those in need. They have the Christmas kettles around the city, do a food bank drive, and prepare a community Christmas meal. Come out to CKSA on December 1, 2010 to help them kick-off their annual kettle drive in conjunction with CKSA's 30th anniversary celebration.

Kim tells us that each year they are blessed with increased donations from the previous year. This happens to also correlate with an increase in the number of people in need that they serve as well. In 2008 the value for donations received was around $180,000 and this year it will likely surpass the $200,000 mark. Well done!

Thanks for your presentation, Kim. You worked the Power Point very well!