Farewell kettle shift': Man ending 41 years of service with Salvation Army

Dec 15, 2022

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — It’s a staple of the holiday season every year.

But for Major Thomas Applin, ringing a bell for the Salvation Army has played a notable role in his life for the last 41 years.

Now, after more than four decades of service with the Salvation Army, Major Applin will hold a farewell kettle shift from 3-7 p.m. Friday at the Walmart on Brookpark Road in North Olmsted.

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