How Connecticut plans to celebrate National Salvation Army Week


Conn. (WTNH) — National Salvation Army Week begins May 10 this year. The commemoration serves as an opportunity to celebrate volunteers, donors and program beneficiaries.

As part of National Salvation Army Week, Governor Ned Lamont will receive The Salvation Army’s Hero of Hope award due to his work in response and recovery efforts during COVID-19.

Several locations in Connecticut will be celebrating National Salvation Army Week as well:

City Hall will be flying the Salvation Army flag; A banner will be hung at fencing off Main Street on Olsen Drive.

City Hall will be flying the Salvation Army flag May 17 – 21.

The CT State Capital will be flying the Salvation Army flag.

Town Hall will be lighting up in red.

New Haven
Captain Charles Adams from The Salvation Army’s New Haven corps will offer a public presentation on the history of The Salvation Army at East Haven’s Hagaman Library that will be recorded, and live streamed on May 13th.

Town Hall First Selectman Daniel C. Rosenthal will make a proclamation.

The Salvation Army Norwalk will thank the Norwalk’s Police Department for their service on May 14th by providing refreshments, and healthy snacks.

The City of Norwich will make a proclamation.

Ridgefield Town Hall will be flying the Salvation Army flag.

Town Hall First Selectman Eric S. Wellman will make a proclamation.

Thomaston Town Hall will light up in red.

The Palace Theater will have Salvation Army signage on its marquee.

A Xerox Company building in Wethersfield will light up in red.

The Windham Region Chamber of Commerce will light up in red Christmas lights.

Town Hall Mayor Candy Perez will make a proclamation.

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