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Emmanuel Anglican Church in Gibbons took part in the Gibbons Town Wide Garage Sale, held on Saturday, September 10. The church sold pies, cookbooks and had its own garage sale table.

"You cannot believe it until you see it; tables all up and down main street and many, many home garage sales. Also the Farmers Market and more tables at the Cultural Center," says parishioner Willa Gorman.

As well as table sales and pie and coffee, Emmanuel, Gibbons offered parking in the church yard for a donation. Gorman says the parish will use a profit of more than $1,000 to paint the inside of the church hall.

"A good day was had by all," she says, adding: "All are invited to come and join the fun next year on the Saturday after the long weekend in September (if the event is held as usual). In the meantime, Emmanuel still has cook books available for $20."

Pictured: table full of pie offerings; Jean Woodger and Rita Milligan selling cook books at the door; Keith Marsh at the garage sale table out on main street.