Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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Contact: Kimberly George · Director of Marketing and Development Email for Info

May 14, 2012

Salvation Army School of Culinary Arts Graduates Its Fourth Class of Students Tomorrow, May 15, 2012!

Chattanooga, TN – To celebrate National Salvation Army Week, The Salvation Army invites our friends from the media to The Salvation Army School of Culinary Arts Graduation. The event is tomorrow at 11:30 am at The Salvation Army located at 800 McCallie Avenue . Guests attending the Graduation will learn more about the program, sample our students’ culinary creations, and meet program participants and staff.

The School of Culinary Arts instructs local homeless and low income persons in environmentally friendly agriculture, meal preparation, and food service. The program culminates with a two-week internship in a local restaurant kitchen. Students are considered for full-time employment at a partnering organization upon completion of the internship. All graduates now have completed their internships and have jobs!

The new 2012 Summer Class of Students will be introduced during the graduation ceremony.

For more information about the School of Culinary Arts Graduation, please contact Kimberly George at 423-308-7715  or kimberly_george@uss.salvationarmy.org . Follow The Chattanooga Salvation Army on Facebook , Twitter , and www.csarmy.org .

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