LAUDERDALE LAKES, FL, November 18, 2015– Every year around Thanksgiving, the City of Lauderdale Lakes reach out to its churches and get a list of families that may need a little assistance and provide them with Thanksgiving dinner.
“Lauderdale Lakes is a We Care City”, said Mayor Barrington Russell, Sr. “We recognize that the holidays may present a challenge for some of our residents and we try to seek out those families and provide them with some cheer; it’s our way of showing that we do care and appreciate their efforts to be productive citizens in our City.”
The Department of Parks and Human Services work closely with the Mayor and Commission office to provide this giveaway every year. The departments give out more than 300 turkey dinners to residents that have been chosen through the four churches in our city as well as the Alzheimer’s Center participants. Dedicated staff shop and prepared each bag with a turkey, and everything to make for a great Thanksgiving Dinner.
“I am so grateful for the meal and feel blessed to be in a City where they consider the residents in this manner,” said dinner recipient Margie Clark.
The City of Lauderdale Lakes prides itself on providing great service to the residents and is constantly searching for ways to show the “WE CARE” spirit that the Mayor and Commission constantly speak of.
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