Action Air Joins The Salvation Army Troops To Beat The Heat By Donating $2,500

Thursday, July 14, 2016
A check presentation will be made to The Salvation Army on Friday at 1 p.m. at The Salvation Army located at 822 McCallie Ave. for their Beat the Heat campaign.  Action Air Owners Kevin Horne and Eric Dunn said they want to join The Salvation Army in assisting those in need in the Tennessee Valley.  Both owners will be present for the check presentation.   

“What a blessing this donation from Action Air will be to families in need,” said Area Commander, Major Robert Lyle.  “Together we are Doing the Most Good.”   

Anyone in need of a fan can call 423-756-1023.  Those in need of a cool drink of water may visit the hydration stations located at 800 McCallie Ave.
in Chattanooga or 437 Inman St. in Cleveland.  

Chattanooga residents may donate new box fans to the following Salvation Army locations:  822 McCallie Ave. or 2140 East 28th St.  Cleveland donations may be made at The Salvation Army located at 437 Inman St. 

Monetary gifts may be dropped by or mailed to 822 McCallie Ave., and are accepted online at www.csarmy.org or by calling 1-800-Sal-Army.


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