Holiday dinners in danger
July 12, 2017
For 25 years, volunteers have worked to provide holiday meals to those without family in close proximity to Sidney, or those unable to make the meals themselves.
It started with Christmas, when Ella Mae Goranson first saw the need and organized a community Christmas dinner at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp. The event grew each year, and 10 years ago, a dinner was added at Thanksgiving time.
Each year more than 100 people of all ages have come to the dinners, where they can enjoy the holidays with others.
But changes have brought forth a need that, if left unfilled, could jeopardize the din...