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Area thanksgiving events


Free dinners

Sponsored by Lorain County Community College Student Life and Sodexho Catering, a free Thanksgiving dinner will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the LCCC College Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. The event is open to anyone who is unable to share the holiday with family or friends. For information or to volunteer, call (440) 366-7643 or

e-mail sjohnson@lorain

A free Thanksgiving meal will be offered starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Julie Billiart Catholic Church, 5500 Lear- Nagle Road, North Ridgeville. For information, call (440) 327-1978.

A community Thanksgiving dinner will take place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Lake and Walnut Church of Christ, 1101 Lake Ave., Elyria. For information, contact Lisa at (440) 324-4669 or Karla at (216) 267-1727.

Turkey trot

The annual Penton Memorial 10K Cross Country Turkey Trot begins at 9 a.m. Thursday with registration at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Lorain County Community College. A post race raffle will be held. Multiple age groups are welcome and awards will be given in several categories. For more information, contact Jim Powers at (440) 366-7652 or

The entry fee is $16 with a  T-shirt for preregistration; or $18 with a shirt on the day of the race.

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