Public Invited to the Omaha Salvation Army Tree of Lights Kickoff

The Salvation Army in Omaha and American National Bank welcome the public to the annual Tree of Lights Kickoff on Friday, Nov. 10, at American National Bank, located on the corner of 90th and Dodge.

The ceremony, starting at 6 p.m., will feature musical entertainment by Michael Lyon & The Steve Thornburg Trio, refreshments from Paradise Bakery & Café, Santa and his reindeer, opportunities to learn more about The Salvation Army's mission, and the lighting of our Tree of Lights.

The Tree of Lights Kickoff marks the beginning of The Salvation Army Tree of Lights Campaign. This year’s fundraising goal for the Omaha-Council Bluffs Salvation Army will be announced during the ceremony.

The Salvation Army’s red kettles will be located around the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area from Nov. 10 to Dec. 23. Volunteer bell ringers can sign up online at or by calling 402-898-6000.