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Letter to the editor: Kudos to Kris Howell, ABC stores

To the editor:

Please allow us to take a minute to recognize and thank Kris Howell and her staff at the Mocksville-Cooleemee ABC stores for their generous support of their own community.

Regardless of each of our own opinions about the lockdown, alcohol sales, or looking at what is considered essential and what isn’t during this pandemic, Kris has made sure that if her store has stayed open, then charities should benefit from the business.

Kris has taken this time of year to not only donate to charities herself, but has also encouraged her patrons to do the same.

Recently, the Vernon Thompson Scholarship Fund and The Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center received donations from store patrons through raffles spearheaded by Kris.

Her passion for Davie County is obvious and we are thankful that she has taken time to model what giving back can look like during this period of crisis for our community.

Randy Thompson and the Thompson family, Mocksville

Staff at The Dragonfly House