Rep. Cheeseman and Sen. Formica to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army

Posted on December 4, 2018 by admin


EAST LYMEState Representative Holly Cheeseman (R-38) and State Senator Paul Formica (R-20) will be volunteering to raise money for local residents in need by collecting for the Salvation Army at the Flanders Stop and Shop on December 8th. All proceeds collected during the one hour of bell ringing will be donated directly to the Salvation Army.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Stop & Shop, 248 Flanders Road, East Lyme

Rep. Cheeseman welcomes all constituents to stop by the store and help make the fundraising event a success! If you are unable to make it on December 8th you can donate on the Salvation Army’s website at, which also lists other ways to do good this holiday season; for example, by donating cars, clothing, household goods, airline miles, bonds and stocks, or volunteering for the community.

The House Republican Caucus as a whole has raised nearly $200,000 for the Salvation Army over the past several years. The Salvation Army responds to natural disasters such as wildfires and tornadoes, provides meals and toys to families in need, and conducts research and analyses regarding human needs around the country. They also provide adult rehabilitation, veteran services, elderly services, missing person searches, housing assistance, youth recreation, sponsorship, and support in the fight to end human trafficking.

For more information on the event, please contact Rep. Cheeseman at 800-842-1423 or, or Sen. Formica at 800-842-1421 or