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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Church's 1st festival a success


Stephanie Thompson

Olivia Bernal tries her luck at a fishing game. This was one of many at the Immaculate Conception Summer Festival.

Despite the colder temperatures and rain, the Immaculate Conception Summer Festival was well attended.

Saturday the church's parking lot was transformed into a festival scene with more than 16 game and food booths for children and adults to enjoy. The inside of the church was changed to accommodate a craft fair and bingo.

Louise Laughlin, summer festival committee chairman, said about 500 people attended the event where $9,215.45 was raised.

"Even though it rained we had a great turnout," she said. "I was very pleased. With the weather so bad I didn't think we would make that much."

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