Waterfront Café Thanksgiving meal has record turnout, donations
November 29, 2023
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...