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Brainerd Salvation Army reaches its goal


Holiday giving and the spirit that this time of year tends to bring certainly helped out the Brainerd Salvation Army.

“We (the Brainerd Salvation Army) were worried we weren’t going to make our goal and were becoming concerned,” said Capt. Scott Strissel of the organization’s struggle to reach its annual kettle goal. “But the community generosity has been great.”

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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