Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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May 10, 2012

Chattanooga Rocks The Red Shield – The Salvation Army celebrates 132 years of services

Chattanooga, TN – The Salvation Army is proud to present the inaugural Rock The Red Shield concert on Saturday, May 19th starting at 1 pm EST in Coolidge Park Get Directions located in Downtown Chattanooga, TN. The concert will feature a mix of today's top Christian artists, including Day SevEn, Reva, Tabernacle Praise Band, Drawn Out, Zero Doubt, Rhonda Frye & RiverSide, As Isaac and Tabernacle Big Band. This free concert, which is open to the public and Salvation Army supporters, is a way for The Salvation Army of Greater Chattanooga to say "thank you" for the continued support of our mission and programs as we celebrate National Salvation Army Week.

Who:
What:
  • A free, family friendly "Thank you" concert to the Greater Chattanooga community for their continuous support of The Salvation Army's mission and programs featuring a mix of today's top Christian artists in the mid-south.
  • There will be entertainment for the entire family, including face painting and coloring stations for the kids. Concert goers are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and relax as we Rock The Red Shield.
When:
  • Saturday, May 19th, 2012
  • 1 pm - 7 pm
Where:
Cost:
  • FREE
Photo/Interview Opportunities:
  • Artists: Day SevEn, Reva, Tabernacle Praise Band, Drawn Out, Zero Doubt, Rhonda Frye & RiverSide, As Isaac, and Tabernacle Big Band
  • The Salvation Army's Greater Chattanooga Area Commanders and Corps Officers

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.

For more information, go to SalvationArmyUSA.org