The Salvation Army Delaware - Annual Civic Recognition Dinner
Monday October 7, 2013 – 6:00 PM Held at the Chase Center on the River Front
Featured Speaker – Jim Ellis – internationally renowned swim coach. While teaching in the Philadelphia school district, he coached swimming and through his skills and leadership formed the country’s first swim team comprised of members of the African-American community. Coach Ellis and the team’s remarkable story were chronicled in the 2007 movie “Pride.” Members from his teams eventually qualified for Olympic trials.
Honorees at the dinner – Former Major James Baker and three groups that have assisted the Salvation army as volunteers with various programs – Solomon’s Lodge No. 36, New Castle County Police Department and The Blue Knights – Delaware Chapter 1.
Tickets are $75 a person with sponsorships available.
There will also be a silent auction.