Hope in the County

The Goderich Signal-Star - - SPORTS -

On Fri­day, Novem­ber 17, busi­ness peo­ple and cit­i­zens want­ing tomake a dif­fer­ence in Huron County are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in The Sal­va­tion Army Suncoast Ci­tadel’s sec­ond an­nual Hope in the City Break­fast.

The na­tion­wide break­fast started 16 years ago, in Bri­tish Columbia, as a venue for busi­ness peo­ple and com­mu­nity lead­ers to net­work and dis­cuss pos­si­ble col­lab­o­ra­tions with the Sal­va­tion Army.

This year’s even­twill re­turn to the Knights of Colum­bus Hall in Goderich. Doors for the event will open at 7am with a hot break­fast buf­fet pro­vided byWest StreetWilly’s avail­able by 7:15am.

Af­ter hear­ing a few high­lights about Sal­va­tion Army ini­tia­tives in Huron County, par­tic­i­pants will have the plea­sure of hear­ing fromthis year’s key­note speaker, The Hon­ourable Ben Lobb, MP for Huron-Bruce.

Lieu­tenant Laura Hick­man says that last year about 80 peo­ple at­tended the break­fast and this year they are hop­ing to in­crease that num­ber to about 100 guests.

Tick­ets are only $ 20 and ticket sales have started to trickle in but there is still plenty of room for you.

The Sal­va­tion Army has a strong de­sire to en­sure that there are ser­vices avail­able that prac­ti­cally meet the needs of the most vul­ner­a­ble within our com­mu­ni­ties.

Of­ten the best so­lu­tions are those that bring many part­ners to­gether work­ing to­wards the com­mon goal of help­ing oth­ers.

Fri­day, Novem­ber 17 also marks the launch of The Sal­va­tion Army’s Christ­mas Ket­tle Cam­paign. This is the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s largest fundrais­ing ini­tia­tive and brings cru­cial funds that en­able it to meet hu­man needs 365 days a year.

This cam­paign an­nu­ally draws in over 300 vol­un­teers and there is al­ways room for one more.

For more in­for­ma­tion about how you can par­tic­i­pate in this year’s event call 519-524-8822.

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