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Salvation Army Reaches Goal

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Success for Red Kettle Campaign!  Bills, Coins, Checks Add Up—
The Salvation Army red kettle total exceeded goal by over $20,000.    
Addressing the Advisory Board at the January 9 meeting, Capt. Gary Thornton announced the kettle collection over the Christmas season ended at $75,009.91.
The goal was $55,000.
In comparison, $53,668.36 was collected over Christmas, 2012, when that year’s goal was $50,000.   
The majority of the funds came in the last two weeks before Christmas.   
Thornton also released the totals collected by volunteer groups:  
*  Salvation Army Advisory Board - $181.88
*  CDC - $2,166.18
*  Fabri-Form - $249.63
*  Traveling Baseball Team - $436.55
*  Rotary Club of Cambridge - $1,185.29
*  Beckett Ave. United Methodist Church - $841.98
  *  First United Methodist Church - $1,127.36
*  Central Elementary students - $141.42
*  Kiwanis Club of Cambridge - $9,165.43
*  Knights of Columbus – 4,428.16
*  Individual families - $399.59
Red kettle funds go for various expenses and programs at The Salvation Army including upkeep on the building, the food pantry, clothing room and church activities.
For information on church activities, produce distribution days, clothing room opportunities and other services, call The Salvation Army at 432-7759.

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