The winter Coat Drive is going again. Clean, used coats of any size may be donated.
You may drop off coats, not clothes, with Mary Pat Cudmore at Smith Drug in Cherokee by Dec. 14. There is also a need for hangers.
The coats will be available for anyone in need Saturday, Dec 19, at the Baker Building during the Santa Store. It will be open for people to come and browse through them.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thanksgiving Day at the fairgrounds, West 5th Street.
Those looking for a place to enjoy a home cooked Thanksgiving dinner can look no further than the Alfalfa County Fairgrounds in Cherokee.
Doug Whittet’s 10th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the fairgrounds located on West 5th Street.
Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing and green beans will be provided.
Anyone wanting to donate a dessert for the meal can contact Doug or RoseMary Whittet. Donations for the meal can be made to 504 South Grand Avenue, but not the day of the dinner.
A donation isn’t required to eat. This is a free meal designed for those who have nowhere else to go for Thanksgiving.
The turkey dinner and all the trimmings are also available by delivery in the Cherokee community. Those wanting carryout or delivery or more information about donations can call RoseMary at 580-829-3011.
Last year, around 230 people were served.
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