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Dinner fulfills need for food and fellowship

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 29, 2013

~~<p>More than 2,000 hungry people gathered Thursday at the Neal Blaisdell Center to ring in the holiday season with the Salvation Army's 43th annual Thanksgiving dinner.</p>
<p>Attendees entered the exposition center at about 11:30 a.m. on a red carpet and were welcomed by a long line of smiling greeters offering hugs and handshakes. The Salvation Army's Island Brass Band blared out &quot;Joy to the World&quot; as people began to fill rows upon rows of long banquet tables draped with white tablecloths and decorated with place mats made by keiki from around the island.</p>
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More than 2,000 hungry people gathered Thursday at the Neal Blaisdell Center to ring in the holiday season with the Salvation Army's 43th annual Thanksgiving dinner.

Attendees entered the exposition center at about 11:30 a.m. on a red carpet and were welcomed by a long line of smiling greeters offering hugs and handshakes. The Salvation Army's Island Brass Band blared out "Joy to the World" as people began to fill rows upon rows of long banquet tables draped with white tablecloths and decorated with place mats made by keiki from around the island. Login for more...



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