Around 250 people dined in the church, and another 250 people either picked up their meal or had it delivered to their home.Kay Clark, 50, of Joplin, said this is her second year attending the dinner and that she enjoys the food and the company.
What: Community Christmas Dinner When: 11:30 a.15The annual Community Christmas Dinner at Victory Lutheran Church grows every year and organizers said they expect another record crowd for the 14th annual event on Sunday.
This year's event, featuring good food and fellowship, will be held from 5 to 8 p.The menu for the Country Christmas Supper has not changed much through the years, and the regular diners as well as new visitors prefer it that way.
At Newnan High School, volunteers from Community Christian Church served more than 2,000 meals.Between 60 and 70 percent of all the meals are take out or delivery – there were 1,450 deliveries this year, Martin said.
Volunteers on the hot line package meals for delivery during the 2016 Community Fellowship Dinner.Buy this photo
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Joe Kiser and Laurie Ball-Kiser enjoy the 2012 Community Fellowship Dinner during Thanksgiving.
CLARKSBURG — Community Thanksgiving dinners provide a warm meal and company for those who might not have anywhere to go or would like some fellowship for the holiday.Angela Knight, food service manager, said people won’t be walking through the line that day to get their food.
Sha'ron Givens, bottom, serves a Thanksgiving meal to Oliver Dolsey, top, during a Thanksgiving meal and fellowship event at Lgihthouse Community Center on Thursday, Nov.Three years ago on Thanksgiving Day, Lynchburg resident Patricia Franklin walked into the Lighthouse Community Center and listened intently as a local pastor spoke.
John's Anglican Church Women have donned hairnets, disposable gloves and aprons and put in long hours at the pudding factory.That's what they call the well-oiled production of thousands of pounds of Christmas pudding, which the church sells every year as a major fundraiser.
A community meal on the holiday has been offered for about 20 years to serve those in need.Eagle file photo
What started as a way to ensure homebound seniors received a Thanksgiving Day meal has turned into a community-wide celebration.
Fiddlers Seafood Restaurant in Ridgeland has been in business since 1999.Located in downtown, the business is right in the heart of the Gopher Hill Festival’s festivities.
It may be a cooking class, but the Y-Fry Club focuses not only on learning the basics but also the importance of community.Steve Culver, Y-Fry president since 2012, said that while the aim is to teach some cooking skills, that’s not the main goal of the club.
(BP) -- Laughter and pleasant aromas fill Karla Boone's kitchen as she gathers with some of her favorite friends to cook delicious meals together.Photo by Stephanie Boone Karla Boone (left) helps a special needs friend in her weekly cooking class prepare a meal with a step-by-step picture recipe.