After 14 years of giving back to the Gloucester County community, Gloucester’s Courthouse Restaurant will be closing its doors on Monday, as its owners Doug and Kim Hibbs retire.
During their tenure as owners, the restaurant has been much more than just a place to get an omelet or cheeseburger; the Courthouse Restaurant has been host to countless fundraisers and, for most of that time, has opened its doors to the community for a free Thanksgiving dinner.
That community Thanksgiving dinner tradition will continue one final time, even though its last day in business is officially Monday. The couple will return with friends and employees to open its doors next Thursday, Nov. 23, from noon to 4 p.m., welcoming everyone for a free Thanksgiving meal with turkey and all the trimmings.
Doug and Kim started in 2009 when their son, Josh, told them about the restaurant being for sale.
“We didn’t know anything about running a restaurant,” Kim said. “I was working at Walmart ...
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