13th Annual Effingham County Thanksgiving Day Dinner


Published on November 14 2017 10:39 am
Last Updated on November 14 2017 10:39 am
Written by Greg Sapp

The Effingham County FISH Organization is sponsoring the 13th Annual Effingham County Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, November 23 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 901 W. Jefferson Avenue in Effingham.

This free dinner is open to all Effingham County residents and their families who would like to enjoy Thanksgiving with others. The dinner will be on Thanksgiving Day starting at 11:30am. Home-delivered meals will be available for homebound individuals. There will also be transportation available to pick up and take home those people in need of a ride.

For those persons wishing to attend the meal, please RSVP by November 20 by contacting Susan Elke at 868-5913, Harold Heth at 868-2854, or the Effingham County Senior Center at 347-5569. Please let them know when you RSVP if you need transportation.

For those who need home-delivered meals, please phone the Senior Center at 347-5569 by November 20.

They are also in need of volunteers to help set up the Fellowship Hall, package and deliver meals to the homebound, transport individuals who need transportation to and from the church, and serve those people attending the meal. If you're interested in volunteering, phone Susan Elke at 868-5913.

This is not just a dinner for seniors; all in the county and their families are welcome.