Northeast Ohio couple retires from Salvation Army after 41 years of bell ringing

Dec 15, 2022

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio (WJW) — Forty-one years of bell ringing for the Salvation Army has come to an end for a Northeast Ohio couple.

The Salvation Army in Greater Cleveland’s Divisional Secretary, Major Thomas Applin, and his wife, Kathleen, have been serving together for 41 years. They are retiring from bell ringing during the National Commanders Kettle Challenge on December 9.

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