Hixson Kiwanis Club's Spring Ham And Chicken Dinner Is Sunday

Monday, April 15, 2013

The Hixson Kiwanis Club’s Spring Ham and Chicken Dinner will be held on Sunday from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Hixson Middle School. 

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children and take-out plates are available. 

The menu will include fried chicken (Fairchild/Huffine deep fried special recipe), baked ham, veggies, slaw (Jerry Stewart’s homemade), bread (Volz baker-in-charge), desserts and drinks (tea,  coffee, milk or Hixson Utility spring water). 


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