Ice cream social is town reunion


March 23, 2022

ICE CREAM AND AUCTIONS – Community members finally got to remove their masks and socialize amongst themselves on St. Patrick’s Day in Maple Hall. Selling almost all its ice cream and silent auction items made the event a success for the Chamber of Commerce, too. – Photo by Heather Carter

“I’m seeing a lot of faces I haven’t seen in a long time,” said La Conner Chamber of Commerce board member Tami Mason of Washington Federal as she scooped ice cream last Thursday.

From the banter and bonhomie in Maple Hall, it was clear that everyone else attending the chamber’s ice cream social shared her sentiment.

About 150 familiar—and maskless!—faces greeted one another over ice cream and toppings, browsed displays and silent auction baskets, and enjoyed toe-tapping Irish music played by members of the Skagit Symphony.

Joining the meet and greet were the Kiwanis,...

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