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Christmas with Jim Fischer & Friends Concert on Dec. 1, A Benefit Event for Friends of the Carpenter - 11/14/18

Vancouver, WA – The 15th annual "Christmas with Jim Fischer and Friends" concert will take place at 3 pm on Saturday, December 1st at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St, Vancouver.

The concert is a benefit event for Friends of the Carpenter and is open to the public. No ticket required, but donations gladly accepted as a good will offering.

“The holiday season is joyful time of year to spend with family, friends and neighbors and to reflect on the past year,” said Tom Iberle, executive director. “We invite the community to celebrate with us through the beautiful music of pianist Jim Fischer & Friends and to support our mission of changing lives with love.”

Special guests include Tracy Harris, vocalist; Northwest Harmony Chorus; and King’s Way Knight Sounds Choir.

Thanks to concert sponsors Collins Family & Implant Dentistry, Davidson & Associates Insurance, Dick Hannah Dealerships and The Real Estate Group.

For more information, call 360-750-4752 or visit friendsofthecarpenter.org.

About Friends of the Carpenter

Friends of the Carpenter was incorporated in Vancouver, WA in Oct. 1998 and began as a vision of a practical outreach of simple welcome and personal interaction between volunteers from the church and people living in poverty. Since the beginning, regular contact has been made with the homeless and poor persons of our community through woodworking events scheduled throughout the community and which, today, are held at FOTC’s Friendship Center. Our mission: Friends of the Carpenter is a non-profit, faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members of our community. Learn more at friendsofthecarpenter.org.

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Friends of the Carpenter Annual Dinner & Auction Raises $94,000 - 10/29/18

Vancouver, WA – Friends of the Carpenter’s (FOC) annual dinner and auction raised a gross total of $94,000 to support its ministry of services, including $35,950 during the special appeal. The event was held on Sat. Oct. 20 at Warehouse ’23 and welcomed 244 guests.

“We are humbled by the generosity shown by those who attended our annual dinner and auction,” said Tom Iberle, executive director. “We thank our guests for helping to celebrate 20 years of our organization’s daily work as a faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members of our community.”

Special thanks to our 2018 sponsors: Presenting Sponsor: Pacific Lifestyle Homes; Silver Level Friends: Blue Star and Molina Health Care; Bronze Level Friend: Friends of the Carpenter Board of Directors; In-kind Sponsors: Basel Cellars, Ben Bridge, The Cedars on Salmon Creek and Shur-Way Building Centers.

About Friends of the Carpenter

Friends of the Carpenter was incorporated in Vancouver, WA in Oct. 1998 and began as a vision of a practical outreach of simple welcome and personal interaction between volunteers from the church and people living in poverty. Since the beginning, regular contact has been made with the homeless and poor persons of our community through woodworking events scheduled throughout the community and which, today, are held at FOTC’s Friendship Center. Our mission: Friends of the Carpenter is a non-profit, faith-based day facility that provides safety, structure and purpose for vulnerable members of our community. Learn more at friendsofthecarpenter.org.

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