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    Mission 2002 Tree of Lights Deals and Promotions

    Balloon Glow
    Date:Friday, November 8
    Time:5 – 7 p.m.
    Location:West Port Plaza
    De cription: Hot air balloons will light up the parking lot at Westport Plaza as hundreds of individuals gather to celebrate the beginning of the Tree of Lights campaign. Fun for all ages, the event will feature lots of free treats, such as ice cream and Krispe Kreme donuts, clowns and face painting. The event will conclude with a fireworks display.
    Tree of Lights Kickoff Luncheon
    Date:Wednesday, November 20
    Time:11:30 a.m
    Location:Saint Louis Frontenac Hilton
    Description: Join Major Robert Thomson, Divisional Commander, and Karen Foss, KSDK NewsChannel 5 anchor, as The Salvation Army officially kicks off the St. Louis Christmas campaign. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, or for more information, please call (314) 646-3019.
    Kiener Plaza Tree Lighting
    Date:Friday, November 22
    Time:5:30 p.m.
    Location::Kiener Plaza
    Description: The Salvation Army officially lights its 50-foot Christmas tree.
    Union Station Tree Lighting
    Date:Saturday, November 23
    Time:3 p.m.
    Location:Union Station
    Description: This event has plenty of holiday music and good cheer as families and friends gather to celebrate the lighting of The Salvation Army Christmas tree at Union Station.
    Wehrenberg Cans & Cash Film Festival
    Date:Saturday, December 7
    Time:Matinee shows
    Location:Wehrenberg Theatres
    KTRS Sports Show
    Date:Friday, December 13
    Time:6:30 – 8:00 p.m
    Location:Chesterfield Mall
    Description: KTRS host Chris Kerber and former St. Louis Blues player Kelly Chase do the Blues radio show live. A silent auction will be held, featuring autographed Blues and Rams memorabilia.
    Ribbon of Hope
    Date:Saturday, December 21
    Time:6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Location:Cross Keys Schnucks
    Description: Come meet your favorite on-air personalities from 106.5 WSSM and donate cash and canned goods that will help support those in need through The Salvation Army.
    Sing Out St. Louis
    Date:Saturday, December 21
    Time:3 p.m
    Location::Union Station
    Description: Singing and music provided by local music groups, including TheSalvation Army Carondelet Band.

    94th Aero Squadron of St. Louis, 5933 McDonnell Blvd.: Enjoy a Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, Saturday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 21. Bring a toy to donate to The Salvation Army and children will be admitted for half-price. Admission, which includes breakfast, for adults is $8.95 and children $5.95.

    Quick Facts

     In St. Louis
    90 cents of every donated dollar goes directly to local services
    nights of emergency shelter
    total meals served (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
    people served at the clinic
    People served at resource centers