Career Summit Inspires Work-Tech Students Prepping for Telecommunications Industry

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Panelists share insight & advice at the Work-Tech Career Summit

Philadelphia (March 25, 2019) – Telecom industry experts, career coaches, potential employers and students gathered for the Work-Tech Career Summit in Philadelphia on March 6. The goal – to engage and educate those enrolled in The Salvation Army’s Work-Tech program about the importance of career development, preparation and networking.

“The event is meant to help reduce some of the intimidation that some students feel when interviewing and speaking directly with employers,” said Kristen Davis, Job Developer/Retention Coach, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia. “The Career Summit gives the student an opportunity to really interact with employers on a one-on-one level.” Continue reading “Career Summit Inspires Work-Tech Students Prepping for Telecommunications Industry”

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Celebrate Hope Luncheon Honorees Announced

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Philadelphia (March 19, 2019) – Each year, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia’s Celebrate Hope luncheon honors individuals and organizations that demonstrate exceptional altruism. We are proud to announce the honorees of the 2019 luncheon, which is set for Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Crystal Team Room. Continue reading “Celebrate Hope Luncheon Honorees Announced”

Greater Philadelphia Welcomes Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders as Divisional Secretary

captain tawny cowen zanders headshotPhiladelphia (March 18, 2019) – The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia welcomes Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders as Divisional Secretary for Greater Philadelphia. She takes over the role held by Major Willie Mae Lyle since July 2018. Major Timothy Lyle (General Secretary, The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware) and Major Willie Mae Lyle have been appointed as the new Divisional Commanders of The Salvation Army of Southwest Ohio and Northeast Kentucky.

Captain Cowen-Zanders, a native of Newark, Ohio, has been the Administrator of The Salvation Army’s Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Philadelphia since 2015. During her time at The Kroc Center, she has worked to strengthen the financial viability of the 7,500 member center, as well as ensure effective and efficient community programming. Continue reading “Greater Philadelphia Welcomes Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders as Divisional Secretary”

Philadelphia Focus Features Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia

lora lewis show 12-2018On November 28, 2018- On-Air Radio Host Lora Lewis featured The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia on her show syndicated program Philadelphia Focus, which airs on WWDB-AM Talk 860 and other local stations.

Major Willie Mae Lyle, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia, Susan Brotherton, Director of Social Services for Greater Philadelphia, and Phil Pagliaro, Divisional Director, Marketing & Organizational Advancement, The Salvation Army, Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Division, discussed the Salvation Army’s holistic approach to providing for the needs of the whole individual – physically, emotionally, economically and spiritually how this holistic approach helps families.   Continue reading “Philadelphia Focus Features Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia”