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Legion Post 141 welcomes all to Thanksgiving dinner Dinner offers community, traditional feast BY RECORD STAFF For more than 15 years, the American Legion Post 141 has been serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Former bar manager Mick DeRoche started the tradition in the mid-90s as one of the many efforts to reach out and help the South Whidbey community that surrounds Post 141. The responsibility for this event has been passed down from

and a way to “interact with year to year to various memthe community.” bers of the Legion. The dinner is free to the Even before the dinners public became a and anyregular tradione who tion, Past doesn’t Commander wish to Ed Nelson When: 1 to 5 p.m. be alone recalls that Thursday, Nov. 22. this year members Where: American or simply of the post Legion Post 141, doesn’t in the 1970s Highway 525, Langley. have the started putRSVP: 321-5696. time or ting together means baskets for to put the holidays for people who needed assis- together a traditional feast is encouraged to come by tance. Post 141 on Highway 525 Post Commander James just south of The Goose and Knott sees this as an imporenjoy dinner in a warm and tant “service to the public” inviting location. This year’s dinner will be served from 1 to 5 p.m. and large parties should make

Dine with friends



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and without their efforts in donating and shopping for food, preparing the dishes, then by serving and the eventual clean up, the meal would never take shape,” said Knott. Sons of the American Legion member Jason Kalk began helping with Thanksgiving before he ever joined Post 141 because he felt “it was a great way to do something productive that Sheila DeLong LTCP, Agent brings joy to the diners.” 1796 Main Street, Suite 101 The dinner brings Freeland, WA 98249-9428 together members from all Bus: 360-331-1233To list your religious three arms of the Post as service here, call the Auxiliary and the Sons 877-316-7276 of the American Legion help®the Veterans. This year, Like a good neighbor, State Farm iS there. members of the Veterans Insurance FinancialChurch Services Resource Center are also Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church Providing South Whidbeyand Community (Non-denominational) 341-4715 • Clinton lending support both 221-1220 • Langley 6309 Wilson Pl. through donations and volState Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Farm Indemnity Company (1 block north of Whidbey Island Bank) Bloomington,Sunday IL • Insurance andWorship discounts10:00 subject to qualifications. unteer labor. PO60142 04/06 Morning AM Sunday Morning Service For more information or Adult Sunday School 9:00AM Bible Study 9:30AM Deer Lagoon Grange Sunday Service 10:30AM to make reservations, call 5142 S. Bayview Road, Langley Fellowship 11:30AM the Post at 321-5696. Wed. Home Bible Study 7:00PM

reservations if possible. traditional favorites of turkey, 24/7. The menu will include theCall my ham,office dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce and State Farm® pie for dessert. Providing Insurance and Financial Services Home Office, Bloomington, Illinois 61710 However there is always a surprise or two when someone decides to donate delicious squash, sweet potaSheila DeLong LTCP, Agent toes or some other favorite 1796 Main Street, Suite 101 recipe. Freeland, WA 98249 “The volunteers are truly Bus: 360-331-1233 the backbone of this dinner

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CHURCH DIRECTORY Assembly of God 360-221-1656 • Langley 5373 Maxwelton Road Loving God, Loving People, Serving the World Sunday Worship Services 8:30AM & 10:30AM Both services offer, nursery for infants and toddlers & kids classes for 3yrs to 6th grade Matt Chambers, Pastor Dareld Chittim, Associate Pastor Mark Brinkman, Youth Pastor Home of Island Christian Academy and Daycare/Preschool 360-221-0919

South Whidbey Church of Christ 341-2252 • Bayview Senior Service Center - Bayview Sunday Worship: 9:30AM Sunday Bible Classes: 10:30AM Call regarding Wednesday Bible Class

Christian Science Church 321-4080 or 222-3182 • Langley 15910 Hwy 525 at Useless Bay Rd Sunday Church Service: 10:30AM Wednesday Service: 7:30PM 1st Wednesday of the month

Calvary Chapel of Whidbey Island

The Island Church of Whidbey

579-2570 • Clinton 3821 E. French Road

221-6980 • Langley 6th & Cascade

Teaching through God’s Word Sunday Services 9 & 11AM

Christian Life Center 331-5778

Loving God... Reaching People!

1832 Scott Rd. Freeland Professional Center

Sunday Morning Worship 10:00AM Nursery & Sunday School through 8th Grade Celebrate Recovery Tuesday evenings 7:00 Christian Life’s Ministry Center Pastor Dick Jeffers

Christian & Missionary Alliance Church

“Loving Christ and Others Well” Sunday Worship 10:30AM Sunday School for all ages 9:15AM

Langley United Methodist Church 221-4233 • Langley Third and Anthes Sunday Service 9:30AM Nursery and Sunday School for grades K-12 during service Adult Forum class 11AM Rev. Mary Boyd, Pastor Bill Humphreys, Music Director Eve Carty, Program Associate Lauren Coleman, Youth/Family Coord. A Greening and Reconciling Congregation “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”

Mikkel Hustad, Pastor

St. Augustine’s in the Woods Episcopal Church “A Greening Congregation”

331-4887 • Freeland 5217 Honeymoon Bay Road

Holy Eucharist Sun: 8AM & 10:30AM Nursery & Youth Programs Provided Monday Solemn Evensong 5:30PM Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Ministry of Healing: 10:00AM Rev. Nigel Taber-Hamilton, Rector Shantina Steele, Director of Christian Formation

St. Hubert Catholic Church 221-5383 • Langley 804 Third Street

Masses: Saturday 5:00PM Sunday 8:00AM and 10:30AM Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri. 8:15AM Wednesday 10:30AM Fr. Rick Spicer, pastor Marcia Halligan, pastoral associate E-mail

Darrell Wenzek, pastor

Trinity Lutheran Church 331-5191 • Freeland

Woodard Road, Hwy 525, Freeland Sunday Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 Sunday School and Adult Ed at 9:30AM Nursery provided James Lindus, Pastor Dennis Hanson, Pastor Eric Ottum, Pastor Jerry O’Neill, Pastor Karl Olsen, Minister of Music

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island 321-8656 Freeland 20103 State Route 525

Sunday Service at 10AM Values-Based Religious Education Sept-June Childcare Year-Round Everyone welcome! Minister: Rev. Dennis Reynolds

221-5525 Tickets $7, under 17 or over 65, $5

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November 17, 2012 edition of the South Whidbey Record