Omaha Salvation Army providing relief from heat


June 28th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The Salvation Army will keep its doors around Omaha open for people in need of a break from extreme heat that has reached triple digits this week.  Four Salvation Army locations across the Omaha area are designated as community cooling stations, including the Council Bluffs Corps in Council Bluffs. The stations will be open through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, the locations will open at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.  Cold drinks will be provided, and the organization is seeking donations of bottled water.