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— What are you thankful for this year? “Thankful for hot water because it’s warm. And my family.” — Do you help cook on Thanksgiving? “We do cook, of course we cook! Why would we have Thanksgiving without cooking?” — What is your favorite food to eat? “Turkey is my favorite. “

— What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving? “My favorite part is cooking.” — What are you cooking this year? “Maybe some rice, maybe some pizza.” — What about the turkey? “Maybe I’ll help with some turkey.”

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Thanksgiving is what they are all about. “That’s our goal, that’s why we’re in existence,” he said. For Taylor, giving back to people is an important part of his life because of the people who have helped him. “Those kind of things gave me a start, that’s not to say my parents didn’t,” he said. “I remember the people that gave me that footing and have made my life what it is. I’m hoping to pass on that good cheer and good will to people.” For information visit http:// mobileturkeyunit.wordpress. Your Real Estate Consultant

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At the food bank The Good Cheer Food Bank is also seeing an increase in meals for the month of November with more than 1,000 families in need, which is a small increase from 980 families in 2012. With a tighter crunch, the food bank is hoping to receive more donations through a food drive at the Goose. Customers can buy a turkey at the register to donate to Good Cheer for $15 through the month of December. Food bank manager Karen Korbelik said with many volunteers going away for the holidays, the food bank is in need of more volunteers in the winter. “It’s a lovely time to remember that we have the ability to give back,” she said. “I love my job this time of the year,” she said. “It’s touching to hear people’s stories who come in and volunteer.

Around the South End A traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings will be served at the American Legion Post 141. All are welcome to enjoy good food and a great atmosphere. The free dinner will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at the Legion, 14096 Highway 525, Langley. Another free dinner will be available earlier in the day. The Soup Kitchen at Island Church of Whidbey will be open for a feast from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at 503 Cascade Ave., Langley. Bayview Community Hall will host a Thanksgiving potluck from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, 5642 Bayview Road.

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South Whidbey Record, November 27, 2013  

November 27, 2013 edition of the South Whidbey Record

South Whidbey Record, November 27, 2013  

November 27, 2013 edition of the South Whidbey Record