Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

October 26, 2012

The Chattanooga Salvation Army Will Kick Off the 2012 Christmas Campaign Saturday, November 3rd!

Chattanooga, TN – "Silver bells, Silver bells, it's Christmas time in the city!" The Salvation Army is excited to kick off The Chattanooga Salvation Army's Christmas Campaign inside Hamilton Place Mall , Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 3 pm on the Center Stage on the lower level.

Local Radio Legend, Luther Masingill, The Salvation Army 2012 Honorary Christmas Chairman, will join Angel Tree Partners Hamilton Place Mall, News 12, KZ106, WGOW AM/FM News Talk Radio, and J103 FM in making the first donations to the Red Kettles.

The Salvation Army of Cleveland will kick off its Christmas Campaign on Saturday, November 3, at Bradley Square Mall . The Kickoff program will begin at noon.

The Tennessee Valley will begin to hear the bells and be able to adopt angels from their Angel Trees Saturday, November 3.

All are encouraged and welcome to attend the kickoff celebrations. For more information, please contact Kimberly George, Director of Marketing and Development at 423-503-1801  or Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.org . For more information regarding volunteering to ring the bell or about Angel Tree, please visit www.csarmy.org .

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org