The public is invited to join the Hannibal Salvation Army and its Advisory Council for the kickoff the 2014 Christmas campaign.

The kickoff will be held Thursday, November 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Hannibal National Bank, North Branch at 2903 Palmyra Road.  A brief program around will take place at 6:00 p.m. followed by the announcement of this year’s goal and a tree lighting ceremony.

All money raised during the Christmas Campaign stays local to help families during the holiday season as well as throughout the year.

The Hannibal Salvation Army serves the Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Monroe, and Shelby counties.

Questions prior to the event can be directed to Matt Schmidt at 217-231-5694.