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August 11, 1998 | JOHN POPE
The Salvation Army, which provides food, clothing and other services for needy families, has relocated several of its Orange County offices. "These new locations represent an increased ability by the Salvation Army to make a difference in the lives of deserving Orange County families by being more accessible," said Dolores Barrett, program director. * The Anaheim office, which serves that city, Buena Park, Orange and Villa Park, recently moved to 1515 W. North St. Information: (714) 491-1020.
November 13, 1998
Camarillo resident Mary Allen Winchell died Tuesday after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. She was 78. Winchell was born April 9, 1920, in Brown County, Ind. As a young woman, Winchell served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. She was a 47-year resident of West Los Angeles and Palm Desert. She volunteered at the Salvation Army and also served as president of its Women's Auxiliary in the 1970s.
A 61-year-old Salvation Army supervisor who was accidentally shot in the head with a gun left in a bag of donations has died, and El Cajon police said they will go through receipts given out by workers in an effort to determine who might have dropped off the pistol. James Irwin Brower, 61, of Alpine died Tuesday evening at UC San Diego Medical Center, several hours after being shot by co-worker Connie (C. W.) Wayne Overby, 51.
May 4, 1991 | DAYE CLARK
The 50-member Salvation Army Band will present a concert Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Spurgeon United Methodist Church, and the Rev. Gwen Ehrenborg will portray Catherine Booth, co-founder of the Salvation Army, in a dramatic presentation. Ehrenborg is an ordained Methodist minister and has served as a missionary in Africa and Mexico. The Salvation Army has been in existence for 112 years and now numbers 3 million members in 91 countries of the world.
November 23, 1996 | JOHN DART
Millions of Americans each Thanksgiving thank heaven for their blessings great and small, and a number of them add the Salvation Army to their list because of its long dedication to social service. Some people who are doubly thankful will take part in a two-hour Thanksgiving musical program Sunday at the Army's Congress Hall in downtown Los Angeles. Among those singing in the 4 p.m.
March 13, 2010 | By Stuart Pfeifer
By day, Henry Graciani oversees a 54-bed treatment center for alcoholics and drug addicts who come to him broke and hopeless. After work, he makes a quick drive to the $1.3-million Santa Monica home he shares with his wife and three children. Graciani is not a high-paid executive returning to a beach retreat. He and his wife, Dina, are career Salvation Army officers who bring home $25,000 per year -- combined . They are among dozens of the charity's officers in Southern California who are paid modest salaries but given rent-free housing -- some in high-priced communities such as Rancho Palos Verdes, Seal Beach and Santa Monica.
January 24, 1998
The Salvation Army opened a $12.8-million, 98-unit apartment building for low-income senior citizens on Carlos Street in Hollywood. The Hollywood Silvercrest was funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency. Each one-bed unit is equipped with a private balcony or patio.
May 14, 1994
The Orange County chapter of the Salvation Army will mark the opening of its church and community center in Tustin Ranch with a concert today and a worship service on Sunday. The 45-piece Salvation Army band will perform at 7 p.m. at the new facility, at 10200 Pioneer Road. Tickets are $5 each. The first service at the church will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday. At 3 p.m., Paul A.
May 3, 1986 | Associated Press
Eva Burrows, a 56-year-old Australian, was chosen Friday as the 13th general of the worldwide Salvation Army. She is the second woman to lead the Salvation Army. The first was Evangeline Booth, daughter of William Booth, the founder of the movement. Burrows, of Fortitude Valley, Queensland, will succeed retiring Jarl Wahlstrom of Finland on July 9 at the organization's London headquarters.
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