St. Vincent de Paul to host turkey carving contest, food giveaway this week


Photo courtesy of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Greater Baton Rouge.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — St. Vincent de Paul will host its social-distanced 11th Annual Community Turkey Carving Contest Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room located at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place.

Community leaders including East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore III will compete in the contest, according to a Society of St. Vincent de Paul press release.

St. Vincent de Paul and its volunteers will serve to-go Thanksgiving meals Thursday at two locations: a walk-thru at the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a drive-thru at the Raising Cane’s River Center at the St. Phillip Street entrance from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All food recipients are required to wear masks, according to the press release.

For more information, visit or call (225) 383-7837.


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