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SALVATION ARMY CAMP EXPANDS IN SOUTH SIOUX

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THE FIRST 40 CAMPERS OF THE SUMMER ARE ATTENDING THE SALVATION ARMY’S WESTERN PLAINS CAMP IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY NEAR CRYSTAL COVE.

MAJOR POPPY THOMPSON OF THE SALVATION ARMY SAYS A LOT OF IMPROVEMENTS, INCLUDING NEW CABINS HAVE BEEN MADE AT THE FORMER CAMP GOODWILL SINCE THEY BROKE GROUND ON THE START OF THE PROJECT LAST SEPTEMBER 1ST:

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THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS WILL ULTIMATELY SEE THE LIVING QUARTERS MODERNIZED, A NEW LODGE/COMMONS AREA COMPLETED, A REFURBISHED SWIMMING POOL AND OTHER BUILDINGS INCLUDING A BOAT HOUSE ERECTED ON THE PROPERTY.

THE SALVATION ARMY PURCHASED THIS CAMP AFTER THEIR FORMER CAMP WAS FLOODED THREE YEARS AGO:

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MAJOR GREG THOMPSON SAYS THE FACILITY IS FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY, NOT JUST CHILDREN:

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THE NEW ADDITIONS WILL ENHANCE FUTURE RETREATS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS, AND OTHER EVENTS THAT TAKE PLACE AT THE CAMP DURING THE OFF-SEASON.

SOME OF THE CAMPERS ENJOYING ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK ARE FROM AS FAR AWAY AS LINCOLN AND HASTINGS.