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Christmas Happiness

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Former GE employee gives to Christmas Happiness in honor of Rowan Vocational Opportunities

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Tim Deal worked at GE for 37 years and was responsible for coordinating the flow of materials to and ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Wife gives to Christmas Happiness fund in honor of late husband

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — John Casey was at first opposed to getting another dog, but he soon grew to love the newest canine ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Son gives to Christmas Happiness to honor father, others in fishing club

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In 1971, Ray Fleming and some friends created a fishing club that they called the Salisbury Bassmasters. Over the ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Retired teacher gives to Christmas Happiness in honor of longtime friends

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Doris Yost and her husband, Bob, have experienced some interesting adventures with their longtime friends and former neighbors, Steve ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Couple give to Christmas Happiness in honor of generous neighbors

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Jesse and Kay McCartney have lived in their Woodfield subdivision for 11 years. In that time, there has always ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

St. Luke’s Baptist Church gives to Christmas Happiness in memory of late member

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Members of the Hallie Hawkins Missionary Circle gave to the Christmas Happiness Fund this week in memory of Patricia ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Pickleball tournament raises money for Christmas Happiness

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Despite some freezing rain on Friday, 96 pickleball players from Salisbury and other towns held “holly jolly” pickleball games ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Former Rowan DSS foster care social worker gives to Christmas Happiness

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sandy Porcari moved to North Carolina from upstate New York and began working for Rowan County Department of Social ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness: Providence United Methodist Sunday school class gives in honor of teacher

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Larry Clodfelter stepped in as a Sunday School teacher at Providence United Methodist Church when the previous teacher became ... Read more

10 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness: Peggy Moon started giving as a high schooler

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Peggy K. Moon began giving to Christmas Happiness as a upper classman in high school. At 67, Moon continues ... Read more

10 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Christmas Happiness: ‘Girls Nite Out Gals’ give to remember late friend

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Bettie Harrington Fesperman never wanted anyone to be without gifts, family and food during the holiday season. Fesperman passed ... Read more

11 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Christmas Happiness: Kimballs remember son’s love for kids

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Today would have been Todd Kimball’s 52nd birthday. Kimball passed away in 1999 from cancer at 31 years old. ... Read more

11 months ago by Liz Moomey.

Christmas Happiness: Wink’s Bunch honors members who have passed

SALISBURY — The Wink’s Bunch has done it again, putting their hearts and wallets together for the Christmas Happiness Fund. A core group of guys ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Church preschoolers give to Christmas Happiness

  SALISBURY — Members of the preschool class of First United Methodist Church excitedly wore their Santa hats and reindeer glasses Wednesday to deliver their ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury native gives to Christmas Happiness in memory of mom, favorite aunt

SALISBURY — Barbara Thomason was an only child raised by her mother, Marva “Bill” Overcash Sherwood, and aunt, Vonnie Bonds. They were the two most ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness donation made in memory of Linda from the other Linda

SALISBURY — The running joke at the Salisbury Post in the 1970s was when someone asked to speak to Linda, either Linda Bailey or Linda ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Salisbury resident gives to Christmas Happiness in memory of husband, son

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Betty and Donald Sunding had been together since their 20s, when they met at South Dakota State College. The two ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Post starts accepting 2019 Christmas Happiness donations

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year’s Christmas Happiness Fund is set to assist just under 1,000 children whose Christmas will be that much ... Read more

11 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Area families apply for Christmas assistance through Christmas Bureau

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Ray and Nicole Miller have a big family. While they are living paycheck-to-paycheck, providing Christmas presents for their six ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Bureau gearing up for Christmas Happiness Fund sign-ups

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Christmas Bureau will soon begin registration for the Christmas Happiness Fund, a program that raises money ... Read more

1 year ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness Fund provides 1,000 with gifts

SALISBURY — Donors in the community helped provide nearly 1,000 children with gifts on Christmas through the Christmas Happiness Fund for 2018. Although the holidays ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness Fund provides gifts for nearly 1,000 Rowan County children

SALISBURY — Contributions from the community made it possible for this year’s Christmas Happiness Fund to provide gifts for almost 1,000 children in Rowan County. ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness: Local service sorority gives to honor late member

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Vicky Buchanan died 15 years ago, but her memory still lives on in her sorority sisters of the Laureate ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

The B.A.N.G. gang continues giving to benefit local children

SALISBURY — A group of men who were founders of the Hillbilly Hiking Club have set their sights on a new cause and formed the ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Women’s Book Club continues tradition of giving

SALISBURY — Canterbury Book Club was started in 1973, and just five years later its members began a tradition of giving to others in the ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Siblings give to Christmas Happiness in memory of parents

SALISBURY — John Clarence and Purnie Livengood were loving parents to 13 children. The couple raised their family in Granite Quarry in a two-story home ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness: Family donates to honor a friend in time of need

SALISBURY — Marilyn Fisher still remembers the awe she felt last November at the First United Methodist Church memorial service held for her son, Bill ... Read more

2 years ago by Andie Foley.

Brown Bag Readers book club give to Christmas Happiness in memory of late friend

By Shavonne Walker shavonne.walker@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Nancy Penley was a friend to many, but she succumbed to the effects related to cancer about three years ... Read more

2 years ago by Shavonne Potts.

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