The Salvation Army Clark County Service Unit met Jan. 8 at City Hall. Present were Chairman Shannon Cox; Vice-Chairman Sam Robinson; Treasurer Fay Clem; Welfare Secretary Kim King; Recording Secretary Judy Crowe; and John Austin, Mary Jo Bonds, Jim Carlisle and Darren Diguette.
It was announced that the service unit assisted five local families in crisis during December. These clients were helped with medical, utility and housing expenses.
In addition, 455 of the families who received food from Clark County Community Services in December benefited from groceries purchased by the service unit.
Cox, Kettle Drive chairman, reported that the 2006 kettle drive was the most successful ever. Donations doubled those given in 2005, Cox said and expressed his appreciation to the committee includig Mary Jo Bonds and Linda Winburn and many volunteers and individual donors in the Clark County community.