April 17, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/7/2012

"I haven't had a dollar bill in my pocket in a long time."

-- Lt. Preston Lewis

Lt. Preston Lewis can relate to people in this increasingly cashless society who don't carry around dollars and coins anymore.

He's one of them.

"I haven't had a dollar bill in my pocket in a long time," the Salvation Army of Gainesville corps officer said Wednesday. "I have a debit card, and we always use it."

But when it comes to holiday giving, is the dearth of cash in people's pockets leading to the death of donations at the iconic red kettles of the Salvation Army that pop up around town this time of year?

Read more at the Gainesville Sun.

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