With the holidays approaching, West Jefferson Mayor Darlene Steele is preparing for her annual Thanksgiving community dinner.
This years event will take place at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at First Baptist Church. The meal will include turkey and all of the trimmings, complete with sweet potato pie.
The meal is open to anyone who will be alone at the holidays.
“I consider myself lucky, Steele said.My family lives here in West Jefferson. If they didnt, I wouldnt have any place to go for the holidays.
Anyone who wishes to attend the dinner is asked to call the West Jefferson Water Department at (614) 879-8655 to register.
Steele will purchase the food. Jan Phillips at First Baptist Church is in charge of preparations. Steele will accept monetary donations to benefit the church.