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11/14/2012 4:30:00 PM
NWTF hands out turkeys for Thanksgiving
Mike Waters and Barbara Turnburke unload turkeys at the Civic Center on Wednesday afternoon.
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Mike Waters and Barbara Turnburke unload turkeys at the Civic Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Brian King
Staff Writer


GREENWOOD, SC – The Neil “Gobbler” Cost Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation handed out 100 turkeys to area organizations to help during Thanksgiving at the Civic Center on Wednesday afternoon.

This marks the 12th year that the local NWTF has donated turkeys to local charities. This year, seven organizations from the area received the turkeys. Those organizations are the Food Bank of Greenwood County, the Greenwood Soup Kitchen, the Salvation Army, Meg’s House, Bowers-Rogers Children’s Home, Connie Maxwell Children’s Home and the Faith Home.

“We’re very fortunate to have a nice Thanksgiving dinner,” said Dennis Waters of the NWTF. “Not everyone is that fortunate. Hopefully, these turkeys will help some families have a nice dinner.”

“I’m very excited to get the turkeys again this year,” said Barbara Turnburke, executive director of the Food Bank of Greenwood County. “These will help some larger families have a better Thanksgiving.”

Some of the turkeys will be served at the Greenwood Soup Kitchen on Thanksgiving Day.

“The Men’s Ministry will fry the turkeys for us,” said Norm Fawcett, executive director of the Greenwood Soup Kitchen. “We’ll carve them up on Wednesday and then heat them up on Thanksgiving. We already have about 40 volunteers to help out on Thanksgiving Day.”

In addition to giving out the turkeys, the Greenwood Chapter of the NWTF gives back to the community by hosting JAKES events for youth, Wheelin’ Sportsman events for the disabled and Women in the Outdoors. They also sponsor Venison for the Hungry, which provides deer meat to those in need.



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