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Lynn Spillman, at left, and Rose Loeffler work on projects at their vendor table. Below Lois Green shops for unusual and hand-made gifts. The annual event raises between $2,500 and $3,000 for the church. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

St. Peter's holiday bazaar is a fundraiser for the kitchen

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The annual holiday bazaar and craft show at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Park Rapids raises funds for kitchen supplies. Member Faye Wermerskirchen said funds go to the Family Guild, which all church members belong to, then to purchasing food or equipment for the kitchen. Home-made items from 38 vendors filled the parish hall this year. Fleece mittens, scarves and hats were big sellers. "It's a good project," Wermerskirchen said. Each year a different parish group rotates the duties such as cooking, setting up and cleaning.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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