The City of Opelousas will be hosting its 3rd Annual Thanksgiving dinner for the less fortunate residents of St. Landry Parish.
Organizers say the dinner is a way to help out those who are not fortunate enough to have a Thanksgiving dinner or someone to share Thanksgiving Day.
The dinner will also have a drawing for those who attend.
The Thanksgiving Dinner will be hosted at South Street Elementary, on Thursday, November 22, 2018, from 11:00 -1:00 pm.
Transportation will be provided by the Opelousas Police Department from the following locations for residents that need a ride to South Street Elementary.
Organizers ask that those needing transportation to the dinner be at the following locations by 10:00 am on November 22, 2018.
- Holy Ghost Catholic Church and Holy Trinity Villa
- Donald Gardner Stadium
- Yambilee Building
- Men’s Refinery Shelter
Donations for the Dinner are still being accepted. Monetary donations, gift cards or goods can be given to the following committee members.
- Police Chief Donald Thompson
- City Councilmen Julius Alsandor
- Marian Gallien
- Toni Effingger & Joe Effingger
- Doretha & Ceasar Veazie
- State Representative Dustin Miller
- Albert Semien & Theresa White