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Church workers cook to help the community

Anyone attending the Guinea Jubilee since 1997 has become acquainted with the great cooking produced by volunteers of First Morning Star Baptist Church at Bena. Usually they will make tracks, not just once but several times in the two day event, to sample what the church members are preparing each hour of the jubilee.

With a menu of crab cakes, soft shell crabs, chicken wings plus the usual hamburgers, hot dogs, and cheeseburgers, homemade cake and pie by the slice or by the whole, plus many other choices, you know why their stand is so popular.

Behind the scenes, which many people do not know, are the men cooking to order. The ladies out front greet and serve you, and they are also some of the ladies responsible for the cakes and pies. Libby Christian has chaired this group and says, “It’s a fund raiser for the community. All proceeds are donated to charitable organizations. It’s the fellowship we experience at the booth that’s so great. There are four men co...

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