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Free community dinners being served across the area

Thursday, November 22, 2012
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— Volunteers will heap plates high with turkey and all of the trimmings today at sites across the Capital Region where free Thanksgiving meals are being served.

Following is a listing of some of the free meals available today:


• Equinox Inc.

Where: First Presbyterian Church at 362 State St. (corner of State and Willett streets); 434-0131

When: 1 to 4 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner open to the home-bound and anyone else who would otherwise not have a Thanksgiving dinner, no reservations required

• Capital City Rescue Mission

Where: 259 S. Pearl St., Albany; 462-0459, ext. 227

When: Chapel service at 11 a.m., dinner served from noon to 2 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner, but take-out is also available


• Crossroads Community Church

Where: 24 Division St., Amsterdam; 774-9996

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner


• Union Fire Co.

Where: 219 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa; 885-7121

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner with take-home meals available

• Economic Opportunity Council of Saratoga County’s Thanksgiving Dinner

Where: Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church, 24 Circular St., Saratoga Springs

Contact: EOC, 587-3158

When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner catered by the Olde Bryan Inn


• City Mission of Schenectady

Where: Wallace M. Campbell Dining Center, 512 Smith St.; 346-2275, ext. 301

When: 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner, open to any Schenectady resident


• Days Inn (formerly Holiday Inn Express)

Where: 160 Holiday Way, Schoharie

Contact: Schoharie County Office for the Aging, 295-2001

When: One seating at 1 p.m.

Details: Sit-down dinner, reservations not needed

Schoharie County meals are sponsored by the Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner Committee.

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