Thanksgiving community dinnerIf you're looking to add to the meaning of Thanksgiving, plan on attending the Community Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Bridget Catholic Church.
If you're looking to add to the meaning of Thanksgiving, plan on attending the Community Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Bridget Catholic Church.
All are welcome to attend this non-denominational dinner -- young, old, home alone, shut-ins, needy, travelers, or just to meet and greet neighbors.
The dinner will be turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, dressing, coleslaw, cranberries, rolls, butter, milk, coffee, pickles and pumpkin pie.
Steering committee members Art and Diana Smith and Pat Lubich expect to serve 250-275 meals, with 75 to 85 meals delivered or carried out.
Requests for carryout meals or delivery should be called in by Nov. 23, 24, or 25 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to St. Bridget's Church, 425-1870, or call your local church with name, phone number, address and possible directions.
Donations are welcome -- checks should be made out to Community Dinner 2009 - St. Bridget Catholic Church. Volunteers are always needed -- call Art Smith, 425-5478 or the church, 425-1870.
Help is needed in the kitchen, serving in the dining hall, coffee and milk dispensers, setup, cleanup, decorations, preparing deliveries, delivering and dishwashing.
Beginning in 2005, the community dinner served 190 mealsthat year, in 2006 they served 250, 160 in 2007, and 225 in 2008.
The dinner is held at a different church each year and sponsored by various businesses, individuals and a free-will offering.