“SHARE THE WARMTH TREE” WILL GROW WITH PURPOSE AT CREATIVE DISCOVERY MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN - Press Release

Friday, October 22, 2010 9:06 AM | Anonymous
Families are invited to help the Mayor decorate a holiday tree with items of warmth they bring to be donated to the Salvation Army

WHAT: To unveil the “Share the Warmth Tree,” a 9-foot tall holiday tree will be decorated with mittens, scarves, hats, gloves and blankets; this effort also launches Creative Discovery Museum's holiday exhibit, “Helping Hands,” which introduces children to the important idea that everyone – including children – can help other people.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Creative Discovery Museum
321 Chestnut St. 37402

WHO: Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield; Representatives from Executive Women International, who are a co-sponsor of the tree; Executive Director of Creative Discovery Museum Henry Schulson; and Director of Community Relations and Development for the Salvation Army Kimberly George, will be present.

WHY: Creative Discovery Museum is providing a drop-off point for donations that help needy people keep warm. The Tree of Warmth reflects the message of the Museum's “Helping Hands” exhibit, which opens Saturday, Nov. 20, and helps children learn about giving in their community and around the world.

For museum operation hours or further information: 756-2738 or www.cdmfun.org

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