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Christmas Happiness

Community helps nearly 400 families, 900 children through Christmas Happiness

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year, the community dug deep into their pockets at a time where many around the world are in ... Read more

4 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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Grateful couple gives to Christmas Happiness in honor of family

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year was particularly frightening for Julie Pinkston, who nearly lost her husband, Ott, to an illness following kidney ... Read more

4 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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Woman contributes to Christmas Happiness in memory of lost loved ones

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year has been tough for Peggy K. Moon, who regularly contributes to the Christmas Happiness Fund to pay ... Read more

4 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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Rowan couple donate to Christmas Happiness in honor of friends

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Betty Mickle estimates she and her husband Bud have given to the Christmas Happiness Fund on and off for ... Read more

5 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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Couple give to Christmas Happiness to honor siblings

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year, R.L. and Sandra Mills lost two people close to them and they chose to give to the ... Read more

5 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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Faith American Legion Auxiliary gives to Christmas Happiness Fund to honor vets

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This year, the Faith American Legion Auxiliary Unit 327 missed several opportunities to support local veterans because of COVID-19 ... Read more

5 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

Christmas Happiness Fund will start accepting donations to help children, families this week

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Since 1952, the Rowan County community has thought of others during the holiday season and made it possible for ... Read more

5 months ago by Shavonne Potts.

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years 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.

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