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Forum staff reports, Published November 23 2010

Familiar faces ringing bells for Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Fargo today

FARGO - Area community leaders will be taking an active role in the Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign today.

The public is welcome to come by, greet the ringers and make a donation from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the U.S. Bank Plaza in downtown Fargo, 505 2nd Ave. N. just off of Broadway. Donors will be able to drive by the kettle and make their contribution without getting out of their vehicle.

This year's Red Kettle campaign goal is to raise $650,000.

Gene Taylor, North Dakota State Universtiy athletic director and Austen Schauer of Fox News rang bells from 10 to 11 a.m.

Following is the rest of today's bell-ringing schedule:

- 11 a.m. to noon: celebrities from WDAY.

- Noon to 1 p.m.: Lynn Dorn, NDSU women's athletic director; Carolyn DeHoff, NDSU women's basketball coach; Dan Michaels, Eagle 106.9.

- 1 to 2 p.m.: Craig Bohl, NDSU football coach; Ryan Kelly, 104.7 Popster.

- 2 to 3 p.m.: Doug Peters, Minnesota State University Moorhead athletic director: MSUM coaches.

- 3 to 4 p.m.: Erv Inniger, 2010 honorary kettle chairman and NDSU associate athletic director for development; Capt. Bill Mealy, Salvation Army.

- 4 to 5 p.m.: Amy Ruley, NDSU associate athletic director for development; Prakash Matthew, NDSU vice president of student affairs.

- 5 to 6 p.m.: Doug Burgum, Kilbourne Group founder and chairman, and 2009 honorary kettle chairman; Kathryn Helgaas, Kilbourne Group, marketing and PR.