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Waterfront Café Thanksgiving meal has record turnout, donations

A few hours after completing the La Conner Turkey Trot, Jaime Stroebel-Reinstra was keeping a brisk pace as a volunteer server at the Waterfront Café's community Thanksgiving Day meal.

She and others – including her own family members – who pitched in to help with the annual fundraiser for local charities were kept busy throughout a three-hour early afternoon shift last Thursday.

"We had more reservations and more people this year than ever before," Waterfront Café co-owner Marla Vallee told the Weekly News.

Vallee said 154 people were served and dinner donations stood at $2,375 at the end of...


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