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Vintage store closes again


January 27, 2021

WRONG! DO NOT DO THIS! – Photo from a Vintage La Conner store volunteer Monday. Her note: “Some ‘kind soul’ dumped a pile of tired furniture into our screened-in porch.” This load requires a volunteer, truck and dump fee. – Photo courtesy of Dyann Provenzano

Soroptimist International of La Conner (SILC) is temporarily closing their thrift store, Vintage La Conner, in compliance with a directive from their parent organization, Soroptimist International of America (SIA). They sent member chapters a directive that included this statement:

“Concern for the health and safety of our members and our stakeholders has caused SIA to place a temporary pause on all SIA sanctioned face-to-face…activities,” including all club-operated thrift stores, like Vintage La Conner.

The last day of business was Friday, Jan. 22. The store is unable to take...

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