Hannibal’s Salvation Army kicks off the annual Tree of Lights Campaign.

This year's goal is 105-thousand 750 dollars.  Money raised will stay in Marion… Ralls… Lewis… Monroe and Shelby Counties to provide food… clothing and other assistance throughout the year to families in need.  The Red Kettle Campaign starts today and continues through Christmas Eve. The overall Tree of Lights Campaign ends January 31st.  Hannibal Salvation Army officials say volunteers are an important part of the Christmas season activities including bell ringing. You can sign up at ringbells.org for  a kettle location in Hannibal or Palmyra.