620 — a day for giving back

Downtown Iola merchants have a number of activities and special sales planned for Saturday's "620" shopping event. The celebration marks Saturday's date, and makes note of the 620 area code for most local phone users.

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June 18, 2020 - 9:58 AM

Carla Capper displays new t-shirts for the nonprofit organization Wings of Warriors. Donations from this year’s “620” event will go to benefit the local cancer foundation. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. around the Iola square and downtown area, businesses and service providers will gather for a celebration of the “620” area code.

Hosted by the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce, the event is presented as a day of “cultivating pride, celebrating the community and most importantly, giving back.”

A percentage of total sales from the day will be donated to the Wings of Warriors Cancer Foundation.

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