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32nd annual free Thanksgiving Dinner planned at St. Ann's in Wadena

You can enjoy the feast and volunteer at the event.

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Volunteers prepared a hot Thanksgiving dinner in 2019 for area residents to enjoy.
Pioneer Journal file photo
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WADENA — All are invited to the 32nd annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Ann's Parish Center.
The dinner includes smoked turkey from the BBQ Smokehouse, gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberries, vegetables, dinner roll and a pumpkin bar.
The volunteers making the meal invite people to join them in serving and or eating. If you are unable to attend, they can arrange delivery of meals to homes.
"This event has grown in size over the years the more volunteers the better," according to organizers. "We always have a great time preparing the meals, delivering meals and cleaning up. So do some volunteering and then enjoy the meal too."
There is no charge for the meal, but they accept donations of non-perishable food items or cash for the food shelf.
Call 218-631-4042 ext. 4 to volunteer, or call 218-631-2617 to request a delivered meal.
Sunday, Nov. 20
In the days before Thanksgiving, the Wadena Assembly of God Church is also hosting a free Thanksgiving meal at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20. Call the church at 218-631-2896 with any questions.

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