Salvation Army - Chattanooga, TN

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May 16, 2012

Chattanooga Area Fashionistas Find Fashions for a Fraction at Hamilton Place Mall – A Benefit for The Salvation Army's Family Store

Chattanooga, TN – Calling all Fashionistas and savvy shoppers! To celebrate National Salvation Army Week, The Salvation Army is rolling out the red carpet for Fashion For A Fraction on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 6 pm - 9 pm at Hamilton Place Mall . The event emcee, Ken Nicholson of WCRB's Trends on 3, will be entertaining and energizing the crowd as customers are pampered through the evening.

Fashion for a Fraction is a chic, stylish shopping event sponsored by Hamilton Place Mall and Blush Magazine benefiting The Salvation Army's Family Store. Savvy shoppers can purchase a $5.00 coupon book that includes exclusive store discounts at Hamilton Place Mall. In addition, customers can donate gently used items such as clothing, furniture, appliances and toys to The Salvation Army at the Hamilton Place Mall Food Court entrance from 6 pm - 9 pm on Thursday.

"Hamilton Place Mall is always looking for ways to give back to charitable organizations. So, why not do it in a fun and fashionable way," said Catharine Wells of Hamilton Place Mall. Attendees also will enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres by The Salvation Army's Culinary School, facials by Sephora, massages by Bath & Body Works, and musical entertainment by Chattanooga's own Holly McCormack.

This exclusive discounted VIP shopping night gives fashion-forward shoppers the opportunity to save at participating stores within Hamilton Place Mall, while helping The Salvation Army continue to change lives in the greater Chattanooga community.

The Salvation Army Family Store generates financial support for The Salvation Army's Social Services and spiritual community programs.

For more information or to purchase a coupon book, please visit our website, 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