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Community Thanksgiving serves nearly 200 guests


November 28, 2018

Mark and Betty Billmayer are momentarily distracted during preparations for the annual Thanksgiving community meal in Chinook. This was the Billmayer's second year organizing the event. They were assisted with fellow organizers Jay Eslick, Kathy O'Brien and Larry Wisch.

Betty Billmayer, one of the primary organizers of this year's Community Thanksgiving dinner in Chinook, wrote of last week's holiday gathering, "It was great but we couldn't have done it without all the good help. We had a great time." That seemed to sum up the reaction of the 115 diners who came to the senior center of the Thanksgiving meal at noon plus the 70 others who enjoyed carry-out meals. Other major organizers were Betty's husband, Mark, Kathy O'Brien, Jay Eslick and Larry Wisch. Wisch has served on the organizing committee since the inception of the event.

The annual event began s...

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