Community Event: We need donations to feed over 500 people on Thanksgiving Day.

Phase one of the Annual Butler Senior Center Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner:

Thanksgiving is drawing closer with the passing of each day. Judge Julie Highley and the Carpenters Cup are planning a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving day. These meals are offered to anyone and can be delivered, picked up or eaten at the Butler Senior Center. To accomplish this, they need community support. Here is an incomplete list of items they will be needing to prepare the free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 24th .

Those in charge anticipate feeding around 500 people

The Butler Senior Centre and The Carpenters Cup are in need of delivery drivers for the Hume/Foster area, the Rich Hill/Rockville area, the Amoret/Amsterdam area, the Ballard area, the Adrian area, and the Butler area.

If you can volunteer your time as a driver, call 660-679-3333, If you can help in delivering meals to these locations. They are also accepting volunteers to help that day.

The meal will be served at the Butler Senior Citizen building on Mill Street in Butler. The Thanksgiving meal menu will be turkey, dressing, your choice of mashed potatoes and gravy or sweet potatoes, your choice of seasoned green beans or corn, cranberry sauce, hot roll with butter, and to finish off the meal, your choice of apple or pumpkin pie with whipped cream topping.

Here is an incomplete list of foods they will be needing to cook this Thanksgiving Dinner.

turkeys

150 lbs potatoes

100 lbs sweet potatoes

15 gallon cans of green beans

15 gallon cans of corn

42 packages of heat and serve hot rolls

42 tubs of whipped topping

30 lbs of bacon

3 bags onions

15 lbs butter

10 boxes gallon baggies

84 boxes stove top dressing

25 boxes chicken broth

300 small clam shell dessert to go boxes

The donation of any of these items can be dropped off at the Carpenters Cup in Butler. Of course, any money donations can be dropped off either with Judge Julie Highley or at the Carpenters Cup. All money will be used to help pay for advertising , and all miscellaneous items.

The Carpenters Cup will be taking orders for delivery and pick up after November 1st. All orders for delivery or carry out orders are to be called to the Carpenters Cup at 660-679-3333.

If you know of individuals needing a meal, please share this information. No one should be without a meal on Thanksgiving.

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