MAKING THE HOLIDAYS MORE MEANINGFUL
Ely’s 13th Annual Gifts That Give Fair will take place from 10 AM to 3 PM Saturday, November 18. It is sponsored by St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Take part in the growing holiday tradition of givings gifts that help those in need in the names of friends and family. It is the chance to give in the spirit of the season and benefit worthy organizations, local and global.
Heifer International, SERRV (A Greater Gift fair trade gifts), , and Equal Exchange coffees and teas are among the world relief organizations represented by members of the Ely community and Ely churches. Also participating are nonprofit groups that provide services or cultural enrichment to the area, including the Mesabi Orchestra,
Story Portage, Friends of the Library, Ely Rotary (featuring Sarah Levar's watercolors & greeting cards), Northern Lights Clubhouse, Minnesota Canoe Museum,
VCC Vet Tech program, and the Ely Folk School.
A lunch of soup, bread and dessert will be available (with a free-will donation to the Ely Food Shelf). There will special activities for children.