Eureka, Ca. (KIEM) – In Old Town Eureka, the St. Vincent de Paul dining facility opened its doors for their annual Thanksgiving lunch.
People were lined up outside of the dining facility on 3rd Street. The lunch ran from 11 am to 2 pm. Three days of preparation went into making the event possible.
The meal was served buffet style and featured all the thanksgiving staples like turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and a variety of different desserts.
The Eureka High School girls basketball team was there helping volunteers serve food to all those in attendance. They served between roughly 200 and 400 people today.
One of the board members from St. Vincent says they put on the event to make sure that everyone is able to have a hot meal on the holiday. St. Vincent de Paul dining facility also serves free meals to those in need on weekdays.