Civic Luncheon Features Tom Ricketts, Ernest & Theresa Sawyer, and City of Chicago

Tom Ricketts Keynote Speaker at The Salvation Army Civic Luncheon

The Salvation Army hosted its annual civic luncheon on May 8, with Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman Tom Ricketts serving as the keynote speaker.

Phil Rogers of NBC5 Chicago served as the master of ceremonies and helped celebrate the Army’s services to the most vulnerable men, women and children throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Every year, the Army also recognizes the generous donors whose dedicated support makes those services possible. This year, the Army recognized Ernest and Theresa Sawyer and the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS).

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May 3rd is National Day of Prayer

This guest blog was provided by The Salvation Army’s Women’s Ministries. 

World Day of Prayer is a worldwide, ecumenical movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday of May. The Salvation Army wholeheartedly participates in World Day of Prayer because it reflects our mission and ministry perfectly. Every one of our 29 Corps in the Metropolitan Division either held or participated in a World Day of Prayer service. In total, 550 women from our division participated in a World Day of Prayer this year. Continue reading “May 3rd is National Day of Prayer”