On-Line Edition Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Vol. 56 No. 48
Thanksgiving spiritPhoto by Steve Spoden FIRST CHURCH OF LOMBARD UCC members were among those who volunteered Saturday to help pack dinner baskets for Elmhurst Elks Lodge #1531’s annual Thanksgiving dinner project, which will benefit 157 local families. After the baskets were packed by volunteers and lodge members, Lombard, Villa Park and Elmhurst police personnel delivered the baskets to Peace Lutheran Church, York Community Resource Center, First Church of Lombard UCC, Immaculate Conception Church of Elmhurst, Villa Park’s St.Alexander’s Church and Brookfield’s Holy Covenant MMC for distribution. Pictured with Elks Thanksgiving basket Chairman Michael Baren and Exalted Ruler Margaret Greene (standing, l.) are First Church of Lombard confirmation class members and church volunteers (kneeling, l. to r.) Grace Ludwig, Richard Scheelk III, Sydney Wilson, Jordan Pasquale, Jackson Van Dam and (standing, l. to r.) Matthew Kirsh, Nathan Peca, Rev. Jeffrey Phillips, Megan Sabel and Lauren Hennessy. Not pictured is confirmation class member Danny Kirsh.