Clallam Bay Post Office is center of holiday celebration

The Clallam Bay Post Office is holding its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, Dec. 7.

Events include:


• Santa Claus will be at the post office from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. p.m;


• The annual Great Cookie Bake-off winners will be announced, with participating bakers asked to bring in a dozen-plus-two Christmas-style cookies plus a copy of their recipie to the Clallam Bay Post Office by Monday Dec. 6, or right at opening of the post office on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m.


• Photos of kids with Santa will be made available by Postmaster Linda Dillard in exchange for a can of food plus $1 donation to the Clallam Bay Food Bank.


The Great Light the Town contest is also being planned by the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Chamber of Commerce with judging on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Homes from Clallam Bay to Sekiu through to Chito Beach are eligible. Judges award points based on originality, most lights and something unique in the display. There are three categories: one for local businesses and two for homes, with homes falling into small houses and large houses categories.  Winners will receive Santa Bucks redeemable with local merchants in the Clallam Bay area.