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Sweet Treats Raise Thousands Of Dollars To Help People Learn To Swim

Dec 16, 2019

Bethel's 26th Annual Christmas Cookie Extravaganza raised $3,677 for the YK Delta Lifesavers Fund at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Fitness Center on Dec. 15, 2019.
Credit Beverly Hoffman

Bethel's 26th Annual Christmas Cookie Extravaganza raised thousands of dollars to help people throughout the region learn to swim. Hundreds of sweet treats sold in just 13 minutes, earning $3,677. Thirty-seven bakers, donating 200 pounds of cookies, fudge, and breads, made the event possible on Dec. 15 at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Fitness Center. The money goes to the YK Delta Lifesaver Endowment Fund to support swim programs and events at the fitness center.