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Friendship Council to hold Deck the Holidays Fair

Published 6:00pm Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Thermal Belt Friendship Council announces that they will host a new event this year, Deck the Holidays Fair, at the Roseland Community Center on Peake Street in Tryon on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Crafters are invited to rent a table to sell their handmade items. In addition, the Friendship Council will have a bake sale, selling hot chili and cornbread, and there will also be a yard sale. All proceeds from table rentals and food/yard sales will be donated to Roseland.

The Thermal Belt Friendship Council is a nonprofit organization formed in 1986. Do its purpose is to promote stronger relationships and diversity among the peoples in Polk County. The group is active in promoting social activities that bring diverse groups together to set examples of harmony in the community.  Such programs include several potluck dinners during the year, Christmas caroling and a monthly group luncheon at various area restaurants.  

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