STATEWIDE – With Thanksgiving here, volunteers are preparing to host a number of meals that are free or available by donation throughout the region on Thursday.
Following is a list of free — or almost free — holiday feasts in ABC 7/Fox 22’s coverage area:
Augusta: Chelsea Food Pantry, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5 Glenridge Drive.
Belfast: Red Knights Maine Chapter IX, noon-4 p.m., Traci’s Diner, 57 Main St. By donation, however, those who cannot afford to donate welcome. Proceeds go to Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine. Take-out available.
Brooks: Free Thanksgiving meal, 1 p.m., Varney Building, 24 Veterans Highway.
Dexter: Carter-Dulac Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4298, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. At 20 cedar street
Ellsworth: Elks Lodge No. 2743, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 317 High St.
Franklin: Franklin Veterans Club, 1-4 p.m., 4 Cards Crossing.
Greenville: People’s United Methodist Church, 2 p.m., 407 Pritham Ave.
Guilford: Guilford United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of North Main and School streets,
Houlton: St. Mary of the Visitation Parish, noon-2 p.m., parish hall at 112 Military St.
Lee: House in the Woods Military and Family Retreat, servings at 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., 217 Skunk Hill Road. Free to all veterans, $8 suggested donation. Call 738-8387 and leave a message to RSVP.
Liberty: Liberty Community Hall, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Route 220.
Orland: H.O.M.E., noon, 90 Schoolhouse Road.
Union: Thompson Community Center, noon-2 p.m., 51 South Union Road.