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June 16, 2016
Chattanooga, TN –The Salvation Army Chattanooga will host a farewell service for Majors Al and Teresa Newsome and Lieutenants Johnny and Monica Horton. The service will be held on Friday, June 17 at 3 p.m. at The Salvation Army Community Center located at 1019 North Moore Road .
Majors Al and Teresa Newsome have served at the Chattanooga Area Command since 2011. They will continue to serve as Salvation Army Officers at Territorial Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Lieutenants Johnny and Monica Horton have served at the Citadel Corps and Community Center for four years. They will serve at The Salvation Army in Paducah, KY.
"We are grateful for the work they have done in Chattanooga," says Carrington Montague, Chairman of the Executive Community. "While we will miss them, we know God will bless their work in their new positions."
The farewell service will include music from students of The Salvation Army School of Music and Art. A reception will follow the service. The public is invited to attend as the community thanks the Newsomes and Hortons for their work in doing the most good in Chattanooga.
For more information, contact Marketing and Development Director, Kimberly George at 423-503-1801 or by email to Kimberly_George@uss.salvationarmy.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