Salvation Army Offers Helping Beating the Heat & Paying High Bills

Published 06/07 2013 06:34PM

Updated 06/07 2013 06:46PM

The mercury is expect to climb next week into the triple digits across Texoma.

So, some area organizations are teaming to help those in need stay cool.

Next week, the Salvation Army will open a cooling station to provide people with a place to get something cool to drink and get relief from the heat.

The non-profit organization is also working with Rolling Plains Management Corporation,. 211 and TXU Energy Aid to help residents pay high utility bills.

The cooling station will be at the Salvation Army on 7th Street.

Coordinators say it will open from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. once temperatures top 100.

A case worker will also from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday to offer financial help to those who bring a shut off notice for their electric bills.

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