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Salvation Army’s annual Soup and Sandwich Luncheon postponed

This year would have marked the 41st annual Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, but due to COVID-19, the annual event has been postponed.

Although it has been postponed, Salvation Army Vicksburg’s Maj. Janna Torgerson said those interested in making a financial contribution to the Salvation Army’s mission in Vicksburg should call 601-456-4444.

Torgerson said the event is postponed until October 2021.

The auxiliary is one of the largest contributors to the non-profit organization, Vicksburg Salvation Army social worker Del Minor said.

Each year, the auxiliary donates proceeds from the luncheon to be used for many of the Salvation Army’s outreach programs, including the Mission 66 Diner, Angel Tree program, Book Bag program and summer camps.

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary was organized in 1976 and its mission is to advance public awareness of the Salvation Army and facilitate service to the needy, assist in disaster relief, provide leadership in group work and fundraise in support of various Salvation Army programs.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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