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Christmas Bureau opens applications for families to get holiday assistance

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Christmas Bureau is now accepting applications for local assistance programs. The program is coordinated by Rowan County United Way. Families ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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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

10 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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.

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