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.
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.