Community Thanksgiving Dinner canceled for the first time
Last updated 11/9/2020 at 1:21pm
The Havre Community Thanksgiving Dinner has been canceled for the the first time in its nearly 40-year history due to the recent surge of COVID-19 in area.
Dinner Chair Debi Rhines said the decision to cancel the dinner, held at the St. Jude Parish Center every year, was an extremely difficult one given the event’s mission to bring the community together, but for the sake of everyone’s safety she believes this is the right thing to do.
“We’ve done it in snow, we’ve done it in freezing rain, we’ve had the dinner when it was 60 degrees outside. ... It’s always been on,” she...