Dinner for a great cause

G et a warm fuzzy feeling from providing a warm fuzzy feeling.

The Granville Rotary Club has a holiday tradition of working to make sure area children who need warm winter clothing the most have it; it’s called the annual Spirit of Christmas spaghetti dinner and it happens at Bernardo’s on Monday, Dec. 10.

The spaghetti dinner fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. on Monday, with additional seating times of 6:15 and 7:15 p.m.

The menu features spaghetti with sauce, garlic bread and salad to eat in or take out.

Takeout meals are $6, with eat-in service available for $5. Rotary members will work the floor at Bernardo’s serving dinner during the evening.

“We’re looking forward to seeing everyone out at Bernardo’s,” Rotary committee member Matt Hicks said.

Hicks said the Rotary Club and donors fund the annual project in large part with the dinner and others work to anonymously identify the children in need.

The group concentrates on children from the school district in grades K-6.

The dinner brings in about 50 percent of the funding needed to assist the approximately 75 children the Rotary and other donors help out each year. Tamme Taran and Denise Frandino help coordinate the effort each year, Hicks said.

As the holiday season cranks up and it’s time to get out Christmas shopping or getting kids to practice or any of myriad reasons people might be in a hurry, the dinner is a perfect time to leave the cooking to someone else.

“And you certainly get plenty of food,” Hicks said.

Tickets will be available in advance at TD Bank, Manchester Newspapers and by calling Hicks at home at 642-9027; or patrons can pay at the door.




Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Northshire Freepress – 11/27/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/27/15

Weekender – 11/27/15

North Country Freepress – 11/27/15

Sweeping drug bust nets 11

Drug Bust Press Conference

By Dan King Seven Granville residents were among a group of 11 “mid to high level drug dealers” arrested in […]

Suboxone: A growing scourge in the area


By Dan King Illicit sale and use of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat heroin addiction, is a growing […]

McDonald’s future uncertain

McDonalds 1

By Dan King The sign along Route 4 telling drivers that a McDonald’s is coming up on the left has […]

Whitehall, Granville close to finalizing chief contract

Whitehall Police

By Dan King and Jamie Norton In September, Granville Police Chief Ernie Bassett was tabbed to take on the same […]

Hampton may use, restore historic cemetery

cemetery 3

By Jamie Norton The town of Hampton is considering an idea that would allow its residents to be buried in […]

Northshire Freepress – 11/20/15

Weekender – 11/20/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 11/20/15