ELMIRA, NY -- Across the country, volunteers with The Salvation Army are gearing up for the organizations annual Red Kettle Campaign.
It's a community effort to help fund the many programs offered year round.
In Chemung County, The Salvation Army starts it's season on Friday evening.
Volunteers will be joined by the Ithaca Core Band, in the Arnot Mall at 6:00 p.m.
Officials are still looking for 'bell ringers' for the 2017 season. If you'd like to help out, call 732-0314.
If you'd like to make a donation or learn more about the programs offered by \The Salvation Army, click here.