Salvation Army Kicks Off Christmas Campaign Nov. 3

Friday, October 26, 2012

The Salvation Army will kick off the Chattanooga Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaign inside Hamilton Place Mall, Saturday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. on the Center Stage on the lower level. 

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, Nov. 3, at Bradley Square Mall.  The kick off 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, Nov. 3.   

All are encouraged and welcome to attend the kick off celebrations.   For more information regarding volunteering to ring the bell or about Angel Tree, visit www.csarmy.org.


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