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Former US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson to Deliver Keynote at Salvation Army’s Annual Luncheon

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to Serve as Honorary Chairs


Solomon Moriba
Public Relations Manager
214-637-8290 – Direct
214-799-2622 – Cell

Dallas, Texas (November 6, 2018) – US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson will be the keynote speaker at The Salvation Army’s 2018 Annual Doing The Most Good Luncheon. Tillerson served as the nation’s 69th US Secretary of State from February 2017 to March 2018. Prior to being sworn in as Secretary of State, he concluded a career of more than 41 years in the petroleum industry, retiring as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Corporation at the end of 2016. Tillerson spent the entirety of his career with the corporation. He joined Exxon after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.

In addition to his duties for ExxonMobil, Tillerson has had a longstanding involvement with the Boy Scouts of America. He earned the organization’s highest rank of Eagle Scout as a youth and as an adult receiving the Eagle Scout Award. He is also the former director of the United Negro College Fund and a former vice-chairman of the Ford’s Theatre Society.

Luncheon Chairs are Sam Coats and Bernice J. Washington, and the Honorary Chairs are Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

The Annual Luncheon will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on November 15, 2018 in the Chantilly Ballroom at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

Proceeds from the luncheon help The Salvation Army provide various programs and services in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton and Ellis Counties.

Luncheon tickets are $300 each. Sponsor levels range from $1,000 to $250,000.

For Tickets and Sponsorship information please contact Vanessa Palmer at 214-637-8229 or vanessa.palmer@uss.salvationarmy.org

About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian organization that in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex provides more than 70 different programs and services to help make life better for individuals and families. Services include: substance abuse treatment, homeless shelters, life-skills classes, non-perishable food, and Christmas gifts for children, disaster relief, a domestic violence shelter, emergency financial assistance, after-school programs, summer day camps, computer training, senior citizens services, and low-cost youth sports activities.

The Salvation Army’s religious and social service activities serve millions of men, women and children in more than 100 nations around the world. Volunteers, contributors, and other supporters make the services possible in local communities across the country. For more information, go to salvationarmydfw.org

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Former US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson to Deliver Keynote at Salvation Army’s Annual Luncheon
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