Stories tagged with: Thanksgiving

November 26, 2015 - 5:15pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

An area church also opened its doors to hundreds of Zanesville residents to celebrate the holidays with their family.

The House of Grace held its third annual Thanksgiving dinner this afternoon. Pastor Joe Dunlap said that it takes a lot of help, support and team-work from the church members to put this event together.

"It's been awhile. Cooking turkeys and ham, getting everything together, getting the supplies here and the desserts and everybody jumped in together. The...

November 26, 2015 - 5:03pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

One local organization took time to serve hundreds of Zanesville residents Thanksgiving meals today.

Christ's Table hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner from 10:30 to 12:30. Executive Director Keely Warden told us working on Thanksgiving is a blessing.

"You know people say, 'oh you have to work on Thanksgiving? It's truly not work for us. We're all blessed. We get to have two Thanksgivings with our family. We start out the day here at the table with our family, and our...

November 26, 2015 - 4:33pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

With fires and other emergencies, the ones who serve and protect our community often don't get an off day for the holidays. That doesn't mean they can't make the best of it and take a moment to celebrate Thanksgiving with each other, though.

The Zanesville Fire Department gathered together today to give thanks and have a turkey dinner with their fire-family.

"Today we cooked some food. A Thanksgiving meal. We blessed the food before we ate. I am happy to be together and...

November 26, 2015 - 10:06am
10 weeks 3 days ago

Thanksgiving may be the most popular day of the year for feasting, but it's also a big day for races and events.

Grace United Methodist Church's 8th annual "Race for Grace 5K" attracted nearly 200 participants this year. Both runners and walkers alike made their way to the finish line this morning, before heading to the dinner table for the big meal. For those eager to give back this holiday, the race was the perfect opportunity to help the less fortunate.

"We...

November 25, 2015 - 7:54pm
10 weeks 4 days ago

One local organization celebrated Thanksgiving a day early with the entire community.

The Salvation Army in Zanesville hosted their annual Thanksgiving dinner. This was a way they give back to the community for all that the community does for their organization. Program director, Dustin Redmond told us it takes months of preparation to put this event together but, today the energy is electrifying.

"Tomorrow is Thanksgiving but, you feel like it's today. The reason is because...

November 23, 2015 - 4:58pm
10 weeks 6 days ago

Visitors of Christ's Table will be treated to a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings this Thursday.

Christ's Table will be providing turkey dinners to those in need from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. For those who may not be able to get out of the house this Thanksgiving, volunteers will deliver the hot meals right to your doorstep through the organization's home bound meal service.

"We want to give a big shout out to the Zanesville Jaycees, for years they have been coming...

November 21, 2015 - 5:56pm
11 weeks 1 day ago

Thanksgiving is only a few days away and today members of our local community took the opportunity to give back.

Each year, the Zanesville Jaycees's host their annual C-Day event, which was originally known as Canister Day. The organization collects items such as furniture, clothes, canned goods and toys for the kids. We spoke to Zanesville Jaycees, board member David Mortimer and he told us, this is a key time of the year to donate.

"It's a very good time of the year to...

November 27, 2014 - 2:22pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

 Unfortunately, tragedies don't always stop for holidays, and the firefighters at the Zanesville Fire Department are always ready in the case of an emergency. That doesn't mean, though, they can't enjoy a delicious meal for the holiday.

Those working at the Zanesville Fire Department today sat down at Noon, on Thanksgiving, to enjoy some time with their families.


John Rodman, a firefighter at Zanesville Fire Department told us, "Well usually on the holiday's we...

November 27, 2014 - 2:14pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

 Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, November 27th, Christ's Table volunteers were busy at work preparing for their annual Thanksgiving meal.

Over 500 meals were prepared for Christ's Table patrons. 250 home-bound meals were sent out, and over 250 people were served the classic holiday meal on location. The menu consisted off all the holiday favorites like turkey, stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, and of course pumpkin pie with whipped cream.

"When...

November 26, 2014 - 6:32pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Thanksgiving is just a day away, and many shoppers were out and about buying last minute dinner items.

 We made a visit to Riesbeck's Grocery Store on Howard Street this afternoon. There is often a stigma of stress and cooking catastrophes attached to waiting to prepare the big meal at the last second. We got the chance to speak to Assistant Store Director Rodney Price who says they welcome the Thanksgiving Eve shoppers.

"It's very busy but we have plenty of help so the...

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