Salvation Army Opens Warming Station For Weekend

Thursday, March 26, 2015

With temperatures dipping below freezing Friday and Saturday nights, the Salvation Army will open its doors again as an overnight warming shelter for the homeless.  The doors will open at 6 p.m. on Friday  and 9 p.m. on Saturday.  

The ReCreate Café, the Salvation Army Day Center located at 800 McCallie Ave., is busy preparing to serve.  The Salvation Army is placing a call to the community for volunteers to assist with the overnight shelter. Volunteers should call Captain Aaron Goldfarb at 432-1584 to register.   

"We want to keep people safe and protected from below freezing temperatures," said Major Al Newsome, Chattanooga Salvation Army area commander. 

Monetary donations are also welcomed for those experiencing high utility bills. In January and February the Salvation Army had on average 171 families that came for utility assistance whose needs were not met due to lack of funds.  Monetary donations are being accepted at The Salvation Army, 822 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37403 and can also be made on line by visiting csarmy.org or by calling 1-800-Sal-Army. 

For additional information, please call 756-1023.


Upcoming Street Closings Announced

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Chief John Ross Chapter Remembers Patricia King Rhoton


Here are upcoming street closings: Wednesday: Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. This closure will be in effect ... (click for more)

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The members of the Chief John Ross Chapter commemorated the life of a former regent, Patricia King Rhoton, in a ceremony held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Mrs. Rhoton’s family and officers ... (click for more)


Happenings

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

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New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

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Breaking News

1 Person Killed In 2-Car Wreck In East Ridge

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Opinion

Use A Bar Poll To Help Decide Next Judge - And Response

All people who are familiar with the Hamilton County General Session Court which contains five judges will tell you that Judge Clarence Shattuck is by far the best judge, and perhaps in the history of General Sessions Court. He is highly respected for his legal ability, courtesy, understanding, judicial temperament, who is not bias and is neutral to all parties whether a civil case ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s Become Of Roy?

Today I must begin by telling my Chattanoogan.com readers how humbled and touched I am by the dozens of emails I have received in recent weeks, all concerning my daily disappearance from this website. I like to think my daily musings may, in some way, have a ripple effect on some of the people, the places, and the things that intrigue me. I believe I have rarely sought popularity, ... (click for more)