Get your loose change out of those couch cushions and throw them in your car because you are going to need them in Rochester, Minnesota starting on Friday.

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The Ringing for The Salvation Army Is Going To Start in Rochester, Minnesota on Friday

One of my favorite memories with my kids is ringing bells together for The Salvation Army.  We stood in the doorway at Fareway, back when it was in Rochester.  My daughter brought her violin and played Christmas songs for everyone to enjoy.  It was an amazing time but it was also phenomenal to see people extremely generous and thankful to have us there, standing by the red kettle.  When the reality was, we were just thankful to have them give and help others.

The Salvation Army in Rochester will be kicking off the bell-ringing season on Friday, November 11th.  According to the website, red kettles will be at various locations in Rochester, Byron, Stewartville, and Chatfield this year.

How to sign up to ring bells for The Salvation Army in Rochester, Minnesota

If you haven't signed up yet to ring bells, don't wait!  There are lots of locations and hours available and it is extremely fun and easy.  Plus, your ringing helps ensure people in our community have the help that they need.

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Kim David/TSM

What's your favorite holiday tradition?

One of our family traditions has been ringing bells and I look forward to spending a few hours with my kids again this Christmas season ringing for a cause.  What's your favorite tradition during the holidays?  I'd love to hear about it.  Send me a message on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio and on Instagram.

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