Cape Gazette

Lewes Presbyterian Church hosts Community Dinner

Nov 25, 2012
Photo by: Steven Billups

Lewes Presbyterian Church hosted its 9th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 18. During the previous week, volunteers at the church were preparing the dinner, cooking 500 pounds of turkey and 100 pies for the expected 1,200 diners. Volunteers from Delaware Seashore Parrothead Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Columbiettes from St. Edmond's and St. Jude’s Catholic Churches, and Groome Methodist Youth Group, along with volunteers from Lewes Presbyterian Church, stayed busy throughout he evening serving food, clearing tables and managing the long lines.

Shown busy on the food to go line are (l-r) Greg, Doug, and Dolores Hedley, Harry Read and Carle Foster preparing a meal for Tori McGeehan.



Marie Evicks from the from the Columbiettes serves up some turkey for Mike Tyler. (Photos by: Steven Billups)
Finding an open table and heading for the food line are (l-r) Jack and Betsy Peter and Dorothy and Dean Bly.
Enjoying the very last piece of pecan pie, her favorite, is Mikaylah Lindsay of Lewes.
Enjoying the community dinner by dining with someone one has never met is the essence of the event. Shown making new friends are (l-r) Holly Wright, Danielle Troyan, Louise Enright and Pierce Houchard.
The Flaherty family enjoys some of the pie after their meal. Shown are (l-r) Christian, Jordan, Kevin and Catherine.
Andy Zisperg, left, gladly takes a piece of cake while his friend Al Slaughter passes on the dessert being served by Alisa Warren and Nathan Custard from the Groome United Methodist Youth Group.
Ready to enjoy their Thanksgiving meal are (l-r) Diana Schiari, and Judy and Ken Steinman.
Having fun at her first Thanksgiving meal is Chloe Grimm.
Waiting patiently in line outside the Fellowship Hall are (l-r) Alex, Mac, Nicole and Franks Miller from Lewes.
Coats were also being given away to those who needed them. Antoinetta Austin, left, gets the nod of approval from Fonda Shearar.
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