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The Salvation Army of LaPorte  “Christmas in July”

The Salvation Army of LaPorte “Christmas in July”

LAPORTE | Were you surprised to see bell-ringers in mid-July raising money with red kettles? It was just a subtle reminder that The Salvation Army of LaPorte provides services all twelve months of the year, not just at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Both food and financial donations drop signif…

July 25, 2013 4:12 pm Photos


LaPorte man vows to ring bell for 60 hours straight

LaPorte man vows to ring bell for 60 hours straight

Billy Nickrand, pastor at Door Village United Methodist Church in LaPorte, is planning to ring the bell for the Salvation Army for 60 straight hours this weekend. He started at noon Thursday and plans to go until midnight Saturday. He is ringing the bell at Kroger in LaPorte.

November 29, 2012 3:20 pm

Local Pastor to attempt Salvation Army Bell Ringers World Record of 60-hours

LAPORTE | On Thursday, November 29 at noon (CST), Rev. Billy Nickrand will compete against last year's bell ringing record for the longest continuous hand bell ringing by an individual. The contestants will seek to raise awareness for The Salvation Army's 121st Red Kettle Campaign and suppor…

November 16, 2012 4:54 pm

Ring the bell this season to help others

I have the privilege of serving on the Lake County Salvation Army's Advisory Board and the Hammond - Munster Corps Advisory Council as chairperson. This year, our Honorary Chairperson for the Annual Red Kettle Campaign is Radley Robinson, community relations director for the Gary SouthShore …

November 18, 2011 12:00 am
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