The Transylvania Times -

Kettle Drive: A Holiday Season Tradition - Brevard NC

 

November 26, 2018

Susan Breedlove, chairwoman of the advisory council for The Salvation Army, and volunteers gather to "kick-off" the 128th annual Red Kettle Campaign at Walmart. (Times photo by Kevin Fuller)

As Christmas app-roaches, bell ringers for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Drive can be found outside local stores, including Walmart, Ingles, Belk's, BI-LO, Food Lion and the ABC Store.

The 128th annual Red Kettle Campaign "kicked off" on Nov. 16 in front of the Walmart in Pisgah Forest, but organizers, such as Charlotte Snelson, the office manager and social worker at The Salvation Army of Transylvania County, began preparing in March.

"We begin with monthly Christmas committee meetings to get a timeline and look at sponsors for the kettle sponsorship program and other programs. We meet...



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