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Salvation Army serves more than 400 Thanksgiving meals

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More than 100 volunteers worked on an assembly line to feed local families at the Salvation Army. More than 100 volunteers worked on an assembly line to feed local families at the Salvation Army.

Local families were treated to Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday at the Salvation Army. 

It took more than 100 volunteers moving through assembly lines to make sure all the guests were able to sit down to a hot meal.

It was a traditional turkey dinner, complete with the holiday favorites like pumpkin pie.

Organizers say they served more than 400 people today, which is more than last year. The Salvation Army says they're seeing that more people are in need this holiday season.

"This year we're expecting a few more, requests are coming in more and more and today the crowd does look a bit thicker," Major David Minks said. "A lot of people in the community just don't have enough and they're worried that when Thanksgiving comes around, that there's not going to be a nice, hot meal on the table. So this is a great way to provide that for so many at one time."

The Salvation Army has already started to collect food and toys for the Christmas season. They say the best way to help, is to donate through their red kettle campaign.

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