Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope time line

Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope time line
Oklahoman Published: July 28, 2014
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Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope

2009

The Salvation Army purchases 26-acre property at NW 10 and Pennsylvania Avenue for the new Salvation Army Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope.


2011

City of Oklahoma City purchases The Salvation Army headquarters property at 311 SW 5 (generally bounded by Hudson Avenue, Harvey Avenue, SW 4 and SW 5) to make way for a MAPS 3 Core to Shore urban park project.

The Salvation Army announces multimillion-dollar capital campaign is underway to raise money for the Center for Hope. Chesapeake Energy announces $5 million gift toward the project.

Former AMC Flea Market building at NW 10 and Pennsylvania is demolished.

2013

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Center of Hope at NW 10 and Pennsylvania.

Wednesday

The Salvation Army Client Choice Pantry closes at the end of the day for a five-week hiatus.

Friday

Red Shield Kitchen at 330 SW 4 closes and Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief teams begin providing meals for The Salvation Army shelter and public feeding program during Red Shield Kitchen’s five-week-long hiatus.

August

The Salvation Army will move into the new Center of Hope headquarters.

Sept. 1

Center of Hope, a $15 million project, will open at 1001 N Pennsylvania.

SOURCE: The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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