Salvation Army to serve free community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 23; deadline for reservations Nov. 17

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A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings will be served at The Salvation Army on Nov. 23. | Photo courtesy of

QUINCY — The Salvation Army of Quincy will serve a free community Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.

The meal will be a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey and all the trimmings. The Salvation Army dinner is open to anyone who needs a place to go on Thanksgiving.

Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are highly recommended. Only two time slots for seating are available — 11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Reservations will be accepted through Nov. 17. Deliveries will be available to shut-ins only with a limited number per household. Shut-ins must provide the following information when calling to request a meal: name, number of meals and address.

Donations of prepackaged baked goods will be accepted at The Kroc Center from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Anyone wishing to make a monetary donation towards the meal may mail a check to The Salvation Army at P.O. Box 75, Quincy, Ill., 62306-0075.

Community members interested in volunteering to help with the community Thanksgiving dinner are encouraged to contact Tina Lewis at 217-231-5626.

For more information, to make a reservation, or to schedule a meal delivery, call 217-231-5626.

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