The Alton Salvation Army may soon offer a music program to area youth.  While Lieutenant Teri Ellison says the local schools have good programs already, this would be a program that would reach the kids that may not have the opportunities at school.

Ellison tells The Big Z she was recently moved to proceed with the idea.

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She says they have funding, as well as a piano, drum set, cornet, and guitars, and the thought is to have a one-hour music training session.  Ellison reminds they are in the early planning stages.  If you would like to help get the program started, call the Alton Salvation Army at 465-7764.


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