Published 11:39 am Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Kathy Sills, a volunteer from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division, gives a test run to a bicycle assembled by The Salvation Army Angel Tree volunteers Monday. About 50 people from AmeriCorps, Mississippi Valley Division and Vicksburg Districts Army Corps of Engineers and The Salvation Army’s Women’s Auxiliary helped match toys with recipients from the Angel Tree drive. Phyllis Renfro of The Salvation Army’s Women Auxillary said 782 children and 138 senior citizens were adopted this year. Forty angels who were not adopted will be supplied through Salvation Army funds.