In the days before credit cards became common, many shoppers looked to establishing a Christmas Club account at the local bank to make sure they had enough money to purchase gifts for their loved ones.
Editor's note: State Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, currently is in Iraq as a U.S. Air Force Reserve chaplain. He began his service there in September. He is reporting weekly on the activities at his location, and today he shares a special Christmas Day column with our readers. His column resumes its usual Tuesday publication next week. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 02, 2009|
By Doug Collins
For The Times