Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC Supports Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Friday, December 6, 2013
Lisa Sizemore, Kerry Hryhor, Jo Marcellini, Carol Baker, Mary DeCamp, Susan Simmons, Jennifer Ellis and Jim Exum
Lisa Sizemore, Kerry Hryhor, Jo Marcellini, Carol Baker, Mary DeCamp, Susan Simmons, Jennifer Ellis and Jim Exum

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC law firm announced it has teamed up with the local Salvation Army chapter to sponsor the Corporate Angel Tree Program this season. 

Staff and attorneys sponsored angels throughout the Chattanooga area. The program provides gifts to children and seniors who, due to financial hardship, may not otherwise receive a Christmas gift. 

The Chattanooga Salvation Army is looking for more sponsors for their Angel Tree program. Angel Trees are at Hamilton Place, Northgate, and Bradley Square Malls.


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