Salvation Army donations increase across the board
Petersburg residents donated $20,088.72 this holiday season, an increase of more than $3,400 compared to 2012.
Lt. Caleb Fankhauser, corps officer/pastor, said with Thanksgiving being so late in November this year, there were five less days available for contributions.
“That could have been $3000,” Fankhauser said. “Petersburg proved that time doesn’t matter. They pulled out their support regardless of the number of days we had.”
The top bell-ringing group was The Vessel Owners Association followed by the Rotary Club, The Salvation Army Advisory Board, The Petersburg Chamber of C...