(CBS DETROIT) – The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is holding a ceremony to kick off the expansion of the Detroit Conner Creek Corps Community Center.

The expansion is possible through Conner Creek’s $4.3 million capital campaign.

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Several updates will be made during the expansion, including the construction of new classrooms for educational purposes, such as computer classes and tutoring services, as well as the construction of a gymnasium to support year-round exercise and recreational programs.

In addition to this, the food pantry will be renovated, and the existing senior, student, and youth programs, such as the financial coaching workshops, after-school programs, and summer day camps, will be expanded.

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The Detroit Conner Creek Corps Community Center is the only Salvation Army community center on the city’s east side, and this expansion will help provide multiple services to members of the community.

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