Union Gospel Mission Hosts Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner On Wednesday

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Union Gospel Mission will be hosting its Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Wednesday, from 12-2 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center – front lawn.

 Turkey, dressing, gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls, tea, and desserts will be offered.

For more information, call Jon Rector at 423 356-0177 or visit www.theuniongospelmission.org.



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