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CBC Sudbury Sounds of the Season raises thousands for food bank

A total of $8,370 and 177 lbs of food was raised for the Sudbury Food Bank at CBC Sudbury's annual Sounds of the Season event.

Annual Sounds of the Season event brings out community to hear CBC's Morning North live broadcast

CBC Sudbury Morning North newsreader Jessica Pope and show host Markus Schwabe were all smiles Friday morning as they broadcast their show live from St. Andrew's Place in downtown Sudbury. The remote broadcast is a CBC Sudbury annual tradition. (Fiona Christensen/CBC)

A total of $8,370 and 177 lbs of food was collected for the Sudbury Food Bank at CBC Sudbury's annual Sounds of the Season event.

The community event featured music by local artists and singers, including a performance by the Kampana Hand Bells. Held at St. Andrew's Place in downtown Sudbury, dozens of people lined up to fill their bellies with pancakes, and hear stories and interviews about Christmas traditions.

Morning North show host Markus Schwabe welcomed guests to the event, which also included a penny table and gingerbread house building.

The Young Sudbury Singers, under the direction of David Buley, entertained the crowd at CBC Sudbury's Morning North Sounds of the Season live broadcast. (Megan Thomas/CBC)
Sudburians came out in force to feast on pancakes, listen to music and hear Christmas-themed interviews during CBC Sudbury's Morning North live broadcast from St. Andrew's Place on Friday. (Markus Schwabe/CBC)

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