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OKLAHOMA CITY– A local chapter of the Salvation Army is preparing to work with business leaders across the state to better serve those who are in need.
The Salvation Army in Norman is hosting the “Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities” training program.
Organizers say the event reaches out to service providers and businesses who work with people in poverty.
The free program will be held Thursday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the McFarlin United Methodist Church.
Organizations that are invited include health care personnel, social services, faith-based groups, housing, legal and civic groups.

The “Bridges Out of Poverty” program is a joint effort between the Salvation Army and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

To register, visit the event’s website.