Saturday, September 19, 2015

Salvation Army Announces Carmaleta Whiteley as 2016 Luncheon Chair

Slated for Monday, May 2, 2016 at the Omni Dallas Hotel, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will celebrate its 25th year of service to our community during their annual Fashion Show & Luncheon with a theme of "Twenty-Five Years of Giving." Chairing the event will be well-known Dallas community leader, Carmaleta Whiteley.  “It is truly an honor to chair this premier event, especially during the Auxiliary’s 25th year,” Whiteley said. “We are kicking-off on October 1st with a celebration hosted by The Residences at The Stoneleigh where the honorary chairs will be announced and more surprises will be revealed.”  begins with a reception, silent auction with some one-of-a-kind items and packages exclusive to this event, and shopping in the Chic Boutique, followed by a runway presentation produced by the inimitable Jan Strimple. Ron Corning of WFAA TV Channel 8 will have everyone entertained as the emcee. There will be a presentation and a few surprises mingled in, followed by a fabulous luncheon.

Carmaleta Whiteley
Karen Dealy, president of The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, encourages everyone to visit the website and discover the many opportunities and benefits of Auxiliary membership saying “We support the work of The Salvation Army through many volunteer activities: Back to School, Angel Tree and Kettles at NorthPark, Santa Sacks, and our annual Fashion Show and Luncheon.

 The Auxiliary’s community service projects enrich the lives of those less fortunate, from serving meals at Carr P. Collins Social Service Center to celebrating sobriety at the Adult Rehabilitation Center. Our volunteer efforts support the Community Centers of the Army who provide a variety of services to help those in need in their communities: children, teens, adults, seniors and the ill.” 

Fashion Show & Luncheon sponsorships and underwriting are available. Tickets begin with a limited number available at $250. Then tickets begin at $500. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

For more information on the Fashion Show & Luncheon or Auxiliary membership, visit the website at, fb:SAWADallas FashionShow , call 214-637-8121 or email