Thanksgiving meals being served

first_imgThanksgiving will come early for some Clark County residents. For most others the big day is, as always, the fourth Thursday in November.If your group is offering a meal that we haven’t listed, please call 360-735-4525 or send the details to The Columbian’s Neighbors email address no later than Monday.And, as always, a number of generous local churches, restaurateurs and other donors will make sure the needy among us have someplace to get together, get warm and get fed.ThursdayThe menu of free Thanksgiving options starts today at lunchtime in Washougal, as Loaves & Fishes, “the Meals on Wheels people,” brings a traditional turkey dinner to its Washougal Senior Center. The free meal is open to anyone 60 or older. It starts at 11:30 a.m. at 1681 C St. On tap are roasted turkey and gravy, cranberry relish, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, peas and pearl onions, cranberry gelatin salad, potato rolls and pumpkin pie with whipped topping.FridayOn Friday, Loaves & Fishes will bring the same horn of plenty to its other local sites. Anyone 60 or older is invited to dine at 11:30 a.m. at one of the following locations:• Battle Ground Center, 912 East Main St.• Firstenburg Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., Vancouver.• Luepke Senior Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin, Vancouver.Loaves & Fishes also will deliver meals to seniors at home on Thanksgiving day. For more information, call 503-736-6325 or visit mealsonwheelspeople.org.According to a statement from the group, Loaves & Fishes has 35 meal sites in Clark, Multnomah and Washington counties, and puts volunteers to work serving 5,000 meals daily and 1.2 million meals per year.last_img read more