BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — St. Vincent de Paul is gearing up for Turkey Day with several Thanksgiving events.
12th Annual Community Turkey Carving Contest
See which local leader has the ultimate turkey carving skills at this year’s contest. Each participant will be judged on a number of categories. This contest helps St. Vincent de Paul staff and volunteers prep the turkeys to be served to those in need on Thanksgiving Day.
Community leaders Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, District Attorney Hillar Moore, Retired Constable Reginald Brown, LSU Head Gymnastics Coach D.D. Breaux and others will be participating in the contest.
When: Wednesday, Nov. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
Where: St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place
Traditional Thanksgiving Meal
Volunteers will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal at two locations. Meals will be available for to-go or for a limited seating sit-down.
The first location will be at St. Vincent de Paul Dining room located at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-thru and limited outdoor seating will be available.
The second location will be at the Raising Cane’s River Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drive-thru pick up and limited seating will be available.
“We salute and thank Mayor-President Sharon Weston-Broome, Police Chief Murphy Paul, Major
Reginald Brown, Rhonda Ruffino, and the entire crew at the Raising Cane’s River Center. These
community leaders are once again playing a critical role in reaching people who truly need a helping
hand this holiday season,” stated St. Vincent de Paul in a news release.
Turkeys were provided by the Congregation B’nai Israel.
Anyone in need of a hot Thanksgiving meal is welcome to visit St. Vincent de Paul.