There were cookies coffee and hot chocolate served at the Red Kettle Kickoff last Friday evening at Tom’s Market in Glenwood. Serving were Jeanie Person and Shannon Bodeker, Social Service coordinator for Pope-Douglas County Salvation Army. Fire Chief Bruce Cerney was on hand to ring the bell for the Red Kettle Kickoff and he brought the department’s ladder truck to Tom’s Market parking lot. At the kickoff, in bottom picture were, from left, Wes Torguson, Bruce Cerney, Becky Schlangen and Donna Ortendahl. In picture on the left, Donna Ortendahl, Salvation Army Central MN Field Representative, with Pope County Deputy Michael Nadeau who was ringing the bell for the event. In right picture, Wes Torguson, who has been a bell ringer for 20 years, rings with Glenwood Commissioner Neil Haynes.