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Couple continues giving to Christmas Happiness Fund 15 years later

Art and Lynn Bolick say they’ve been blessed over the years, and it’s one of the reasons they give to several organizations at this time of year.

The couple have given to the Christmas Happiness Fund as they have done for the past 15 years.

“We are a giving family. The Lord has been good to us,” said Art Bolick.

He said he and his wife, Lynn, give because they are fortunate.

The couple are both retired. Art said their “lives have been good.”

“We are fortunate to be able to do it,” he added.

Christmas Happiness donations are given by the community and dropped off at the Salisbury Post. The money is then given to the Salvation Army of Rowan County to distribute to eligible families. The families receive a $30 voucher per child.

The following donations were given:

In honor of our family by Art and Lynn — $300

In honor of Sammy, Amie, Claire and Nathan Collins by Sara Turman — $25

In honor of Hugh and Doris Sechler by David and Brenda Raney and Family — $50

In memory of Ella and in honor of Ethan by Ernest and Melissa Ritchie  — $30

In memory of Eddie Goodnight by Jennifer Hubbard and Steve Cobb — $50

In honor of Bethany and Don Fortner by Steve Cobb and Jennifer Hubbard — $50

In memory of our parents and siblings by Alice and Harry Waddell  — $50

In honor of our children and grands:  Rob, Michael, Jake, Joey, Hannah, Hunter and Angie by Harry and Alice Waddell — $50

Boyden High Class of ’55 Lunch Bunch  — $340

In memory of Gene and Tim Sunding by Betty Sunding — $200

In honor of our children and grandchildren by Jack and Jackie Burke — $240

In memory of Melene Safrit and in honor of Glenn, Glenda and Tim by Glenn Safrit — $40

In honor of my wife, Alice and my four children Ryan, Jason, Ashlyn, and Anthony by Rick Stamey — $100

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Adult Class #4 — $50

In memory of my husband Col. Tommy Trexler by Frances Trexler — $100

In memory of Jimmy, Haden and Buck — $100

In memory of Jean Rankin and Shioban Marshall by Jeanette Rankin — $25

In memory of David L. Huffman by Peggy Huffman — $100

In honor of Linda Brown, Secretary at St. Luke’s Reformed Church — $25

In honor of Judy Lefler, Musical Director at St. Luke’s Reformed Church — $25

In honor of Suzanne Deal and Harriett Fisher, Sunday School Teachers of Brownie-Fisher Class at St. Luke’s Church — $25

In memory of Eva Sloop by Crawford Sloop — $100

In memory of Geraldine Miller by Lana Miller — $50

In memory of Ida Mae and Whitley Kluttz by Norman and Sarah Holshouser — $100

In memory of Betty Miller by Clyde Miller — $100

Total — $2,325

Running total — $10,583

Contributions to Christmas Happiness may be delivered to the Salisbury Post, 131 W. Innes St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays or mailed to Salisbury Post Christmas Happiness Fund, P.O. Box 4639, Salisbury, N.C. 28145-4639. Please make checks payable to Christmas Happiness Fund and indicate how you want your donation listed.

Contact reporter Shavonne Walker at 704-797-4253.

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