Turkey and fellowship on the menu

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Turkey and fellowship on the menu

24 years, 32 turkeys, 25 gallons of gravy: Durango dishes it out to community
Eric Pahlke, left, ladles hot gravy into a pan held by Andy Snow at the annual Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Volunteers worked to put together meals both at the Fairgrounds and to be delivered around the community on Thanksgiving Day.
An estimated 170 pieces of pumpkin pie are cut and ready to eat at the Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
Volunteer Jo Axthlem carves roasted turkeys at the Exhibit Hall at the La Plata County Fairgrounds for the 24th annual Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Turkey and all the fixings were served free to anyone who wanted to celebrate the holiday with the community.

Turkey and fellowship on the menu

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Eric Pahlke, left, ladles hot gravy into a pan held by Andy Snow at the annual Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Volunteers worked to put together meals both at the Fairgrounds and to be delivered around the community on Thanksgiving Day.
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An estimated 170 pieces of pumpkin pie are cut and ready to eat at the Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
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Volunteer Jo Axthlem carves roasted turkeys at the Exhibit Hall at the La Plata County Fairgrounds for the 24th annual Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Turkey and all the fixings were served free to anyone who wanted to celebrate the holiday with the community.
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Donations to the Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the event went down last year from an average of $700 down to about $300.
The trend was continuing this year.
Shared Ecumenical Ministries is seeking additional donations to put on its 25th annual Durango Community Thanksgiving Dinner in 2011.
Donations may be made out to Shared Christian Ministries, c/o Mary Ralph, 1830 East Second Ave., Durango, CO 81301.

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