PORT JERVIS – Tri-State Naval Ship Post #7241 prepared and delivered 125 full course Thanksgiving meals on Thanksgiving Day.
The veteran chefs and crew arrived at their Barcelow Street post very early on Thanksgiving morning. They prepared 56 pounds of turkey breast and all the trimmings for the special holiday meal which was delivered to 125 people.
In addition, over 100 special desserts boxes were prepared by Lisa’s Kitchen of Port Jervis and delivered along with the dinners.
The Salvation Army of Port Jervis served 65 meals with dessert during the two days before Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving food boxes with all the fixings were distributed to 65 families, in addition, with turkeys provided by Price Chopper. Twenty-six additional turkeys were provided by Econopak.
Mama’s Kitchen Deli and Café on Ball Street supplied 20 full Thanksgiving meals and dessert for takeout on Thanksgiving Day morning, costing just $5 per meal.
In addition, Easter Seals of Port Jervis distributed Thanksgiving dinner supplies and more this week.
Orange West Realty distributed turkeys to many in the community, and other organizations assisted in various ways for this holiday.
It was definitely a happier Thanksgiving for many thanks to the generosity of so many in the Port Jervis community.