City of Chicago OEMC “Active Shooter” Training Exercise


The Salvation Army EDS Metro Division’s Director, Major David Dalberg was contacted by The City of Chicago OEMC at the beginning of this year requesting our participation with…

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House Fire Practice Drill in Cherry Vale, Illinois


On December 10th, an abandoned house was selected for a practice drill by fire fighters in the Rockford area. Every room was set on fire and First Responders…

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Students from Epworth United Methodist Church Volunteers at EDS for Christmas


Thirty Eight students from Epworth United Methodist Church in Toledo, Ohio, descended upon EDS in Elk Grove Village for a full day of wrapping presents, preparing candy boxes…

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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner


On September 29, 2016 over 160 EDS Volunteers, First Response Agency Representatives, Salvation Army officers and staff joined together for our Annual EDS Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. The EDS…

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EDS Provides Supplies During Search Efforts for Missing St. Charles Man


At 4:25 AM on Saturday, September 17, the hotline rang with a message to which duty officer Kari Bruce immediately responded. The Kane County Office of Emergency Management…

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