Free Thanksgiving Dinner & Flu Shots

Date: Thursday, 22 November, 2018 - Thursday, 22 November, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thanksgiving Dinner  Thanksgiving dinner will be celebrated by more than 600 local residents during the annual, free Thanksgiving dinner at Court Street United Methodist Church. The dinner, which is one of Rockford’s largest, will begin at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22nd, and continue until 1 p.m.

 New this year will be flu shots and Hepatitis A vaccinations. The flu shot is available to any child over 6 months of age.  The shots and vaccinations are being provided by the Winnebago Health Department from 9:30 a.m. until Noon.

 More than 600 dinners were served during the 2017 Thanksgiving celebration and that number is expected to be surpassed this year. Approximately 150 volunteers will step forward to help prepare the 30 turkeys needed, along with the 100 pounds of mashed potatoes and 135 pies.

 Music and fellowship will also be a part of the Thanksgiving celebration that is being held for the 37rd time. All are welcome to attend and the media is encouraged to cover the event.

 Court Street United Methodist Church is located at 215 North Court Street in downtown Rockford. Please call the church office at 815-962-6061 during business hours for additional information.

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