January 10, 2013 | Vol. 39, No. 2

Rotary Club corks Vessel Owners in bell ringing

The Petersburg Rotary Club assumed the top bell ringing honors this year after an anonymous $500 donation to the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle was made last week, according to Lt. Caleb Fankhauser.

Previously, the Petersburg Vessel Owners fundraising total was $2,960.72, but the Petersburg Rotary Club donation pushed their collections from $2,547.36 to $3,047.36.

Petersburg residents contributed a record amount to the Salvation Army Christmas programs this year that surpassed the $16,600 mark, according to Fankhauser. All funds donated to the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign remain in Petersburg.

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