2016-11-23 / Around Town

Lending a Helping Hand


(Photo by Lynne Tungett) (Photo by Lynne Tungett) Lisa McWilliams, left, and Barbara Roberts, right, add fresh vegetables to the holiday meal bags distributed at the Martin Luther King Center. More than 250 families and individuals pre-registered with the MLK Center for the turkey dinner, which included a stuffing mix, gravy, yams, and ingredients for the ever-popular green bean casserole. Rodney Morton, a junior at Salve Regina University, handed out the turkeys and Adrienne Haylor grabbed boxes for families of six or more. Dozens of food drives and many generous businesses and individuals, not to mention numerous volunteers, all came together to help others in the community.

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