Centennial and Civic Celebration: Report to the Community “From Help to Hope”

On behalf of the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army- Lake County Indiana and Major Jose and Annette Tamayo, Corps Officers, we cordially invite you to attend our Centennial and Civic Celebration Featuring Keynote Speaker Commissioner William A. Roberts.

Commissioner William A. Roberts is a retired American Salvation Army officer who served as the Chief of the Staff of The Salvation Army from October of 2013 to November of 2015 under General Andre Cox. After initial appointments in corps ministry, he served in divisional finance appointments for a number of years, before being appointed as a divisional secretary in two divisions and then as divisional commander in two divisions. In December 2001 Commissioner Roberts was appointed as Territorial Commander of the southern part of the Americas and Caribbean zone, South America East Territory. Four years later Commissioner William Roberts served as International Secretary for Business Administration.

In March 2008 the commissioner became the first territorial leader of the newly formed Kenya West Territory. From there the commissioner returned to his native USA as the national leader. Commissioner William Roberts is a leader of varied expertise and wide knowledge. As well as having a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Religious Studies, the commissioner has interested himself in minority ministries, cross-cultural ministries, leader development, evangelism and church growth, and social service.

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza 800 E 81st Ave Merrillville, IN 46410
11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
Noon-1:30 p.m. “Soup, Soap and Salvation” Lunch and Program
Tickets: $35.00  Table of 8: $500.00
Please R.S.V.P. by Thursday, May 5, 2016
Make your reservation by emailing: Shannon_Patterson@usc.salvationarmy.org or calling 219.838.1328

Purpose: To celebrate the past and educate community leaders, business leaders, major donors, and political leaders about the lesser known programs the Army provides

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