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1,060 meals served during Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Jamestown

Volunteers served 1,060 meals during the 31st Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24, at Concordia Lutheran Church.

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Volunteers line up to get food into to-go boxes Thursday, Nov. 24, during the 31st Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown. Volunteers served 1,060 meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through its drive-thru system or by deliveries, according to Amy Neustel, co-chair of the event's planning committee. Organizers planned for at least 750 meals to be served.
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A volunteer puts free meals into a vehicle Thursday, Nov. 24, during the 31st Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown while another volunteer waits to get numbers of how many meals are needed for the next vehicle. The Thanksgiving meal consisted of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, cranberries and dessert. Amy Neustel, co-chair of the event's planning committee, said organizers are thankful for the volunteers who helped and for the donations from businesses and individuals to make the event possible.
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Vehicles are lined up with people waiting to get a meal Thursday, Nov. 24, during the 31st Annual Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown.
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Volunteers get to-go meals ready Thursday, Nov. 24, during the 31st Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Concordia Lutheran Church in Jamestown.
Masaki Ova / The Jamestown Sun

Masaki Ova joined The Jamestown Sun in August 2021 as a reporter. He grew up on a farm near Pingree, N.D. He majored in communications at the University of Jamestown, N.D.
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