Pentwater Service Club members to hit the streets, ringing bells for the Salvation Army

November 29, 2022

Pentwater Service Club member Butch Balk looks on from his bell-ringing post as Aaron Boyko places his contribution into the Salvation Army Red Kettle in front of the U.S. Post Office in Pentwater.

Pentwater Service Club members to hit the streets, ringing bells for the Salvation Army

PENTWATER — The Pentwater Service Club announced that its volunteers will again take to the streets of downtown Pentwater Dec. 9 and 10 to raise money for the less fortunate on behalf of the Salvation Army.  

Club members plan to be in front of the Pentwater Post Office Friday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.  

“Bell ringing for a cause like the Salvation Army is a favorite project of club volunteers who, for more than 35 years, have been overwhelmed by the generosity of Pentwater residents,” said club member Erik Bengston, who manages the program for the club.

According to Benston, the Ludington Salvation Army office has more than a dozen programs to help people year-round with needs that are particularly acute during the holidays when heating bills and gift giving take their toll on family budgets.  

“People have unmet needs all year long but those needs become especially critical at Christmastime, when individuals are more likely to accept help,” Bengston added.  

The Pentwater Service Club is an organization of volunteers that strives through its many projects to improve the quality of life for the people of the greater Pentwater area.

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