Salvation Army announces grand opening of thrift store

DECATUR - Salvation Army officials have announced that their new Family Thrift Store in Decatur will open on January 29.

The thrift store, located at 2900 North Water Street, will offer six different departments of merchandise.  The store's grand opening will begin with a ribbon cutting at 9:00 a.m., with door prizes, giveaways, and refreshments being distributed after.  Salvation Army officials say 25 people have been hired to work at the new store.

Proceeds from the Salvation Army's Family Thrift Store will help fund The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Springfield.  If you would like to donate items, you can drop the items off at the store, or you can call (800) 728-7885.  Those who wish to donate can also visit
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