The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur assists handing out Thanksgiving baskets

From left: Keith Buchanan, Rotarian; Malachi Crews, WVWC Student; Bob Skinner, Rotarian; and JC Raffety, Rotarian help to distribute Thanksgiving baskets.

BUCKHANNON — The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur assisted the Upshur County Parish House in distributing Thanksgiving meals. The meals provide families with either a turkey breast or ham along with all the Thanksgiving goodies including mashed potatoes, green beans, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple or pumpkin pie filling.

“Our Rotary Club is dedicated to fulfilling our motto of “Service Above Self” said Kathy McMurray, President of the Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur. “We are happy to assist them in ensuring that all families enjoy the holidays.”

The Parish House has also started collecting items for Christmas meal baskets.  Needed items include candied yams, corn, pork and beans, box stuffing, cake mix and frosting. Distribution of Christmas meal baskets will begin Saturday, December 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. curbside.  To learn more about the Upshur County Parish House or how you can help, visit their Facebook page, or call 304-472-0743.

The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur is part of a network of more than 35,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide committed to providing service to others, promoting integrity, and advancing goodwill and peace. If you would like more information, go to www.RotaryBuckhannonUpshur.org, call 304-439-8421 or visit their Facebook.

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