The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama is excited about our upcoming premier event of the year, our Annual Meeting Luncheon.  This year the event is sponsored by Joe Bullard Automotive and Wind Creek Casino.

Other sponsors include: The Erie Hall Meyer Charitable Fund, Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding, BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama, ASF Group, WKRG-TV News 5, Alabama Power, Coastal Patio & Homes, Dr. Johnon Haynes, Jr., Michael Smith & Karen Carr, Mobile Gas, Oakworth Capital Bank, Thames Batre, The Cooper Foundation, World Omni Financial Corp., Merchant Transfer, Battle House Hotel, Regions Bank, Mitchell Container Services, Inc., American Equity Underwriters, Hancock Bank, Roberts Brothers,  Citrin, Rihner & Gupta Cardiology, P.C., Dr. Johnson Haynes, Jr.

The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama Annual Meeting serves as the official kick off of the ‘Our Families in Need‘ campaign.  It also acts as a fundraiser for the Salvation Army to run its programs that improves the lives of people in need in the community.

Last year’s event took place at Ft. Whiting and saw the largest crowds to date.  All coming to here country music artist and best selling author, Jimmy Wayne who served as the keynote speaker.  Wayne shared his story of surviving homelessness and abuse.

This year, the man behind Will Smith’s Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner will be the keynote speaker.  Gardner will share his inspirational story from a homeless single father caring for a toddler to a successful businessman – all portrayed in the hit movie.

The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama is still accepting sponsorships and individual tickets are still available.  Individual tickets are $75.

For more information on sponsorships and tickets please contact Kelly Hendricks [251.438.1625 or Kelly_Hendricks@uss.salvationarmy.org].

 

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