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People come together at Havre's Community Thanksgiving Dinner

 

November 23, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Lizzy Haney, 13, serves a piece of pumpkin pie to Cynthia Bryson during the Havre Community Thanksgiving Dinner in St. Jude Parish Center Thursday in Havre. Throughout the day, serving and cleaning up was a group effort by the many volunteers who waited on more than 400 poeple who ate in the center. Volunteers also helped prepare for the meal Wednesday and to package and deliver more than 450 meals to people in their homes Thursday morning.

Havre's Community Thanksgiving Dinner stretches farther than just Havre, and welcomed people from near and far to join in the festivities Thursday at St. Jude Parish Center.

Linda Finke of Big Sandy and her husband Fred and daughter Grace have volunteered at the community Thanksgiving dinner for six years. Linda Finke said there are a lot of people in need every year, be it a need of a hot meal or a place to spend the holidays, and it becomes very prevalent this time of year.

"It makes a person humble," she said.

She added that she loves events like the community dinner and enjoys seein...



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