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First turkeys awarded in annual giveaway

First turkeys have been awarded in the annual Christmas giveaway sponsored by local businesses and coordinated by the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce.

The promotion runs from Nov. 17 through Dec. 11.

All that's required is for shoppers to support local businesses and be in the right place at the right time when the business is instructed to award a free, dressed turkey.

Denice Doss, Chamber of Commerce president, listed the first week's winners, and business sponsors, as follows:

Little River Healthcare System, Tracy Doss; Rockdale Signs & Photography, Lee Ann Fletcher; Citizens National Bank, Deborah Briggs.

Rockdale Federal Credit Union, Kelly David; Wilson Tile and Stone, Andy Herklotz; Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Melissa Barcuch.

Pud Owens/Judith Matula Real Estate, Kay Fisher; Comfort AC, Tony Walko; Bland Construction, Suzie Urban.

Love's Flowers & Gifts, Lois Lewis; KRXT, Nacole Powers; Classic Bank, Dorothy Lawson; Bassler Energy Services, Jill Morrow.

Dyess Insurance, Doris Leopold; Antique Queens, Roshell Wilburn; Shrimps, Maryland Stork; Carol Worley/Jim Currey Real Estate, Alton Bell.

Wilson Tile and Stone, Larry Jackson; Pam's Rockdale Beauty Shop, Gina Smith; Natural Green, Connie Banks.

Michelle Lehmkuhl-Attorney at Law, Pat Cargill; Bassler Energy Services, Candace Albrecht.


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