The Middle Peninsula Bar Association, the area’s professional organization for lawyers, completed its first “Lawyers Aren’t Turkeys” Christmas Dinner Project on Thursday, Dec. 21.
Project chairs and Gloucester attorneys Ken Gibson and John Singleton set a goal of delivering 90 turkey dinners to local families in need, and all members of the association contributed to funding the meals.
Lorraine Walsh and her staff at Good Life Kitchen in Gloucester prepared ready-to-eat Christmas dinners, including turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, green beans, rolls and dessert. The meals were packaged in boxes to feed a family of four, or to provide a couple or single person with several days of food.
The attorneys signed Christmas cards and wrote messages to each of the families and individuals receiving the dinners. Next, the lawyers delivered the meals to Social Services offices in Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex.
Social Services directors Beth Barry in Gloucester, Ti...
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