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Abingdon/LightHouse join forces in offering drive-thru free Thanksgiving dinner

Abingdon Episcopal Church will continue its tradition of offering a free Thanksgiving Dinner to the community, although it will look different as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, Abingdon and LightHouse Church have joined forces to offer the free meals to-go in a drive-thru service. Guests can pick up a traditional Thanksgiving meal between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day in the LightHouse Church parking lot at 4299 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes.

Last year, Abingdon provided about 275 meals. “To our knowledge, we are the only community dinner in the county on Thanksgiving Day and plan to serve more than twice the amount of meals we have in the past,” according to a release from Abingdon Church. Plans are in place to serve as many as 600 meals, the church announced.

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