Two gold coins donated to The Salvation Army

DECATUR - Salvation Army officials say two gold coins were found inside a red kettle in Decatur on December 19.

According to Salvation Army Captain Wes Dalberg, two Liberty quarter-ounce fine gold coins were found in a kettle at the Kroger store in Decatur's Brettwood Village.  The coins are valued at $299.12 each.

The Salvation Army says money that's raised through the Tree of Lights Campaign will be used to provide for Macon County residents through 2015.  Volunteers will be ringing bells from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday until the end of the campaign on December 24.  As of December 17, the Salvation Army has raised $233,119.51 of its $400,000 goal in 2014.  

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