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Rhinelander Salvation Army needs more volunteersSubmitted: 12/06/2018
Rhinelander Salvation Army needs more volunteers
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

RHINELANDER - The Rhinelander Salvation wants to find more people willing to ring the bell.

As of Thursday morning, they've raised nearly $15,000 during their annual campaign.

Their goal is $40,000, with just a little over two weeks left to go.

The Salvation Army wants to fill bell ringing shifts still open at Trig's and Walmart.

Shifts are 90 minutes in length Monday through Saturday.

People can sign up at the Salvation Army website.

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