Tag Archives: Salvation Army

Free transit applications for low income residents

Low income City of Cranbrook residents can apply for a free transit pass beginning on April 1, following approval of the program by council at their regular meeting of March 9. The initiative will run as an additional benefit to … > Read More

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Obituary for Della Christine Gaskell

Della Christine Gaskell (nee Sims) 1935 – 2015 It is with deep sorrow that the family of Della Gaskell announces her passing on Friday, March 13, 2015 in Cranbrook at 79 years of age. Della was born on July 6, … > Read More

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Schiller Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Chef 2015

Sold-out event raises more than $10,000 in support of Salvation Army homeless shelter project and CDCF It was an impressive community turnout for the final showdown of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge. More than 170 people gathered in the … > Read More

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Chef Schiller going against Kathy Morey for title

Over the last two weeks seven top chefs from restaurants in Cranbrook and Kimberley went head-to-head in soup-making competition at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, using only the donated ingredients on hand. Today, concluding five memorable culinary cook-offs, soup feasts, … > Read More

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SA’s Kathy Morey wins first semi-final challenge

Today’s Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge featured dancing chefs and two delicious, diverse soups Today’s semi-final match-up in the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge was an extra special event: the Salvation Army cook of more than 11 years, Kathy Morey, … > Read More

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Chef Wagner wins with a cheeseburger chowder


Winner of today’s Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge decided by only three votes The last challenge in round one of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge did not disappoint. Chef Marc Rathpoller of Tuscany’s and Chef Doug Wagner of St. … > Read More

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Vegetable bean soup earns Chef Schiller a win

Day two of Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge features two hearty soups and a packed house of happy guests It was a perfect match up: two chefs with philanthropic hearts from restaurants that specialize in home-cooked classic comfort foods. They … > Read More

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Chef Cox wins with curried sausage and squash soup

The Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge kicks-off with two nutritious, delicious soups As expected, it was an epic battle between two of Cranbrook’s best chefs from two of the city’s most beloved restaurants. Chef Rusty Cox of The Heid Out … > Read More

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Soup Challenge kicks off Feb. 16

First competition of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge sees friends and colleagues Chef Rusty Cox and Chef Graham Barnes go toe-to-toe The first match-up of the Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge pairs Chef Rusty Cox of The Heid Out … > Read More

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Seven chefs to go head-to-head in Soup Challenge

The Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge to raise funds to support homeless shelter project This February, seven of the top chefs in Cranbrook and Kimberley will compete Iron-chef style in the first-ever Kootenay Granite Stone Soup Challenge. In head-to-head rounds, … > Read More

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