The Salvation Army Announces Opening of Community Computer Center

-submitted by the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, Midland Corps Community Center is pSalvation Army Computer centerleased to announce the opening of the Community Computer Center.  The computer center has been made possible through a grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation.  The Midland Area Community Foundation strengthens our community by providing leadership, fostering collaboration on local needs and issues, and encouraging a legacy of giving through grants, scholarships, and events.  The Community Computer Center is a new addition to the SAL Learning Center at The Salvation Army.  The mission of The Salvation Army, Midland Corps Community Center’s SAL Learning Center is to improve student’s academic performance, reduce the incidence of behavioral problems, increase recreational and social opportunities, and promote positive parental involvement.  The program’s vision is to give Midland youth the skills necessary to reach their potential both inside and outside of the classroom by enhancing their lives through education, recreation, social, and spiritual development.   The room and computers will be used for outreach programming such as tutoring during our after school hours, as well as for adults in areas such as finance and budgeting classes, a resource for job searches, and resume workshops.