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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 3:42 pm

Salvation Army's Mobile Pantry Program starts next month

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The Salvation Army's Mobile Pantry Program begins in April. It will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on the first Wednesday of every month through December at the Salvation Army headquarters, 529 E. Main St., Batavia. You are welcome to come early at 9:15 a.m. for coffee and conversation.

The dates of the Mobile Pantry Program are:

  • April 2
  • May 7
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • Aug. 6
  • Sept. 3
  • Oct. 1
  • Nov. 5
  • Dec. 3
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 7:04 pm

Photo: Two companies join forces for donation of food items to Salvation Army

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Muller Quaker Dairy and the local Edward Jones office came together Thursday to drop off seven baskets of canned and boxed food donated to the Salvation Army's annual holiday food drive. Pictured are Michael Marsh, with Edward Jones, and Julie Flynn, from Muller Quaker.

Information and photo submitted by Robin Ettinger.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 10:26 am

Craft Show

 

Craft Show
October 19, 2013 from 9:30 – 3 p.m.  at the Salvation Army building
529 East Main St.  Batavia, NY 14020
30+ dealers
No Admission
Food available
Sponsored by the Women’s Auxiliary to benefit student scholarships

Event Date and Time

October 19, 2013 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Photo: Bell ringers at Tops for Salvation Army 'Red Kettle' campaign

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If you've been to Tops in the past couple of weeks you've seen members of your community there ringing little red bells as part of the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle Campaign.

Today, members of the Kiwanis Club of Batavia volunteered in shifts to ring bells and maybe even sing Christmas carols, as Allison Chua and Ross Chua are doing above.

The Salvation Army always needs volunteers to help support the campaign. To volunteer, contact Patricia Kurtz, at 343-6284 or e-mail at [email protected].

Monday, November 26, 2012 at 3:07 pm

Batavia PD, Salvation Army collecting toys, clothing for holidays

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Press release:

The Batavia Police, in partnership with Salvation Army, are collecting items to help those in need this holiday season.

Police officers as part of their normal duties meet families in unique situations and see firsthand the need for basic clothing needs such as socks, pajamas and other items. The Batavia Police Department is asking the citizens of Batavia to join us as we help supply these items for the Salvation Army to distribute.

There will be a collection container at the City of Batavia Police headquarters located at 10 W. Main St. We will be accepting new clothing items and of course new toys for those children of our community in need. Items will be collected through Dec. 14. Feel free to stop by and drop off.

Thank you, to the citizens of Batavia, for your support and have a safe and happy holiday season.

Photo: Officer Eric Dibble and Chief Shawn Heubusch, by Det. Rich Schauf.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:21 pm

Mega rummage and bake sale at Salvation Army Community Center

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A Mega Rummage Sale and Blow Out Bake Sale will take place at The Salvation Army Community Center on Friday, Oct. 5.

It is located at 529 E. Main St. in the City of Batavia.

The rummage sale is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include toys, books, linens, housewares, bric-a-brac, and much more.

The bake sale is from 9 a.m. to noon and will feature sweets, coffee and apple pies.

For more information or to donate, call 343-6284.

Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Salvation Army's free annual Summer Block Party is July 5

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Press release:

The Salvation Army would like to invite the community to its free annual Summer Block Party to be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 5. The location is 529 E. Main St. (across from Tulley's Restaurant).

There will be games, hot dogs, snow cones, dodge ball, basketball and prizes. Parents will also be able to sign up their children for the Summer Super Sparks program.

For more information contact: Major Patty at 343-6284 or email at [email protected]

Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Salvation Army Community Center spring schedule begins May 21

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The Salvation Army announces its Spring 2012 Community Center Schedule. It begins Monday, May 21. The Salvation Army Community Center is located at 529 E. Main St. in the City of Batavia.           

Open Gym and Game Room                                    Ages 13 and up

            Mondays & Thursdays  6 to 8 p.m.               Cost: $1 per hour

 

Men’s Pick Up Basketball                                          Ages: 18 and up

            Tuesdays 6 to 8 p.m.                                       Cost: $1 per hour

 

Youth Open Gym                                                       Grades 1-8

            Thursdays 3 to 5 p.m.                                    Cost: Free

 

Teen Open Gym                                                        Ages 13 and up

            Saturdays 7 to 9 p.m.                                    Cost: Free                                   

For more information contact: Major Patty at 343-6284 or email at [email protected]

Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Assemblyman Hawley hosts blood drive on Friday

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R, I, C – Batavia) is hosting a blood drive at the Batavia Salvation Army Headquarters, 529 E. Main St., from noon to 5 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 17. The assemblyman is encouraging anyone able to donate to stop by the event and help save a life.

“Every donation to our local blood banks is critical in their efforts to save the lives of our friends, family and neighbors,” Hawley said. “Giving the gift of blood truly is giving the gift of life, and I look forward to seeing both new and familiar faces at this event helping our community.”

All those who have not donated since Dec. 23 are encouraged to participate. If you wish to donate, you may call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule an appointment, or visit redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are accepted as well.

Anyone age 17 or older, weighing at least 110 pounds, and in good health is eligible to donate blood. In New York state, 16-year-olds may donate blood provided they bring an original signed "New York State Informed Parental Consent for 16-Year-Old to Donate Blood" form to the blood drive. The form can be found at www.DonateBloodNow.org/16.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Youth Dodgeball League being formed by the Salvation Army

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A Dodgeball League for youth is being formed by the Salvation Army. It will be held on Saturdays beginning Feb. 4 at the Salvation Army Community Center, located at 529 E. Main St. in the City of Batavia.

Play for fourth- through sixth-graders will begin at 10 a.m.

Play for seventh- and eighth-graders will begin at 1 p.m.

Play for high-schoolers starts at 3 p.m.

Registration forms are available at the Salvation Army or by calling 343-6284 or email <[email protected]>.

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