Giving thanks, ‘even in this broken world,’ on Thursday
From left volunteers Samantha Pierce, Doug Drexler, and Julie Williamson-Drexler serve a free Thanksgiving dinner at the Vacaville Veterans Hall, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Vacaville. The veterans organization provided turkey and ham meals to visitors and delivered hundreds of to-go meals around the community. (Steve Reczkowski/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Bible verses were read, menu choices checked and local officials introduced Thanksgiving Day at the Fairfield Community Center on Kentucky Street for the meal hosted by Mission Solano.
Ray Courtemanche, chief operations officer at Mission Solano, welcomed diners gathered at 16 tables in the community center.
"It's a privilege to be with you this morning," he said. "Thank you for coming and allowing us to make a memory with you today."
Courtemanche also thanked volunteers along with donors and introduced Solano County District Attorney Krishna . . . Continue Reading