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Churches plan Thanksgiving dinners

Two local churches will host free Thanksgiving meals on Nov. 21 and Nov. 26.

New Hope Baptist Church, 327 E. Third, will open its doors in its 9th annual Thanksgiving Community Outreach Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 21. Delivery will begin at 10:30 a.m. and dine-in starts at 12-noon.

"If you know anyone that will need a meal—the sick or shut-in—please let us know by Monday, Nov. 16," said Deborah Crawford, spokesperson. Contacts are Crawford, 760-5241, Vera Rivers, 760-0489, Pearlie Mack, 446-6626 or Pamela King at 446-7296.

First Christian Church, 231 Burleson, will host its annual free Thanksgiving meal at 12-noon on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, in the church's fellowship hall.

"There is no reason for anyone to go without a Thanksgiving meal or eat alone," said John Elbert Fischer, spokesman.

For more information, call the church office at 446-5090 or John Fischer at 446-3308.


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