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Gifts abound under holiday giving trees


December 23, 2020

CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY – The generosity of community giving overwhelmed elf helpers Scott Price and Connie Moore. Once again La Conner’s Edward Jones office was the site of the La Conner Kiwanis Club giving tree, which supported the La Conner Braves Club and the Forgotten Children’s Fund. – Photo by Ken Stern

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but generosity does.

Especially in La Conner.

Christmas joy for dozens of families here has been assured thanks to strong support for a pair of local holiday giving tree projects, one coordinated by La Conner Kiwanis and Edward Jones Investments, the other by La Conner Soroptimists and WaFd Bank.

Edward Jones and WaFd customers returned armloads of packages after selecting children’s gift wish tags from holiday trees on display in the offices of the two La Conner businesses.

“We ended up with about 100 tags on the tree,” said Edward Jones office admi...

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