Wednesday, December 16th is The Salvation Army Day in St. Louis and City Hall will resound with the sounds of the holidays! Honorary bell ringers include Mayor Francis Slay, Police Chief Sam Dotson, Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson, U.S. Bank’s St. Louis Market President Lawrence K. Otto (Tree of Lights Honorary Chair) and The Salvation Army Divisional Commander, Lt. Colonel Lonneal Richardson.
The public is invited to come enjoy cookies and hot chocolate as these celebrated leaders help ring in the season. They will be joined by The Salvation Army Brass Ensemble as well as the Show Choir of Carr Lane Visual & Performing Arts Academy; a St. Louis Magnet School (grades 6 – 8).
As The Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of serving our community, Lt. Colonel Lonneal Richardson will stand with other leaders representing individuals under their command who work every day help make St. Louis great.
About The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army is an international organization that has been faithfully serving St. Louis since 1881. For nearly 135 years, St. Louis residents with no place to go have turned to The Salvation Army for compassion, strength, and encouragement. The Salvation Army serves community members 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year through dozens of different programs and services that are designed to help people attain, or regain, self-sufficiency. For more information, go to www.stlsalvationarmy.org.