FOP, martial artists provide funds for Thanksgiving

Dinner co-chairman Nancy Miller, above left, stands with FOP representatives, front from left, Liz Perry, Jordan Reynolds, Don Beeson; back, Ryan Pike, Mike Garber, Karl Toy and Ryan Connolly. (Submitted photo)
Dinner co-chairman Jeff Schoch, stands with Salem Self Pro martial arts students and instructors, front from left, Parker Mehno, Leah Wilson, Sean Hoffman; back, Kirk Hartzell, Nate Reichenbach, Marty Novak, Carson Schaefer, owner Mike Violi and Skyler Earl. Not pictured are participants Brandon Craig, Landrey Knizat and Ricky Kaufman. (Submitted photo)

The Salem Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 88 and the Salem Self Pro Martial Arts school once again have donated funds to the annual community Thanksgiving dinner served at the Salem Memorial Building, 785 E. State St.The FOP raised $1,000 for the dinner. The martial arts school, with its annual kick-a-thon, raised $560. The free dinner, which will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and pie. No reservations are needed for diners eating at the Memorial Building. Those who would like delivery to their homes are asked to call 330-337-3728. This year at the dinner, an area will also be set up to pass out good used clothing.


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