Red Kettle Campaign kick-off event Nov. 9


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Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 2:36 pm
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Press release submitted by The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities


The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities announces their 2012 Red Kettle Campaign Kick‐Off Event and
YOU ARE INVITED:
2012 Red Kettle Campaign Kick‐Off
Friday, November 9, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
NorthPark Mall, Younkers Court @ Iowa's Largest Red Kettle

Red Kettle Campaign Goal will be revealed by Mayor Bill Gluba.

Bee Sharp, the St. Ambrose Male Vocalists, will perform a cappella Christmas music.

Salvation Army Advisory Board Chair Juliann McHard and Quad Cities Coordinator Major Gary Felton to host.
This is going to be a very important fund raising year for The Salvation Army in order to keep our programs strong. Please consider helping us get the word out.
To volunteer: please sign up at www.ringbells.org


















 




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