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Celeste Beam | Echo Press The Junior Octet, which are all juniors and members of Les Marquise from Jefferson High School, performed Saturday night during the Jingle Bells Telethon.

Jingle jangle: Jingle Bells donations end up near $110,000

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Whether it was $10 or $1,000, the donations rolled in Saturday night during the 61st annual Jaycees Jingle Bells telethon.

Although the total isn't final yet, the donations are close to reaching $110,000 - $3,000 more than last year's $107,000 total, according to Alicia Klimek, co-chair of Jingle Bells and member of the Alexandria Jaycees.


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