Category Archive: Community Dinners

Nov 22 2017

Community Dinners are Back

The 2017-2018 weekly dinners are back with the first dinner having started in late October and then continuing through the winter months.  Different faith and community groups host the dinners each week at the Methodist church.  In the photos shown here the Blackfoot LDS Young Single Adult wards combined to prepare and serve a nice …

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Sep 29 2017

Corn Day

Thanks to the generous donation of Richard Johnson, and with the help of a small army of local volunteers, over 5,000 ears of corn were prepared for the new season.  173 gallons of fresh, sweet corn was bagged and moved to the Blackfoot Food Pantry freezers for use throughout this coming dinner season.  This all …

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Jun 04 2017

2017 Annual Appreciation Dinner

The 2016-2017 weekly dinners concluded with the annual appreciation dinner that was held at the Methodist church on April 11th.  This dinner was organized and served by CDT board members, with assistance this year by family, friends and volunteers from the Blackfoot LDS Young Single Adult  Wards.  The dinner is offered as a way for …

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Nov 29 2016

Thanksgiving Dinner 2016

A wonderful turkey dinner was served to 205 guests by CDT leaders, their families, and other volunteers on a beautiful Thanksgiving Day.  The meal included sliced turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy, rolls, cranberries, vegetables and pumpkin deserts.  Piano, violin and guitar music was provided as a background to the dinner.  A special thanks goes to …

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Nov 03 2016

Dinner is Served

The dinners have started again for the 2016-2017 season and both guests and volunteers are happy to see them back on the calendar.  Each Tuesday night, through the winter months, a dinner is served at the Methodist church in Blackfoot to the hungry and those that may just need a friend to talk to.  Numerous …

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Oct 23 2016

Day of the Corn – 2016

On Saturday morning, September 24th, volunteers young and old, turned out to support what is now known as the “day of the corn”!  This service project provides corn for both the community dinners that are held throughout the winter months each Tuesday evening and as supplemental food for those receiving help at the Blackfoot Food …

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Jul 17 2016

Great time at the Barbecue

Once again CDT invited the community to come together for a summer barbecue held at Courthouse Park.  The weather was perfect and a good time was had by all.  Doug Eddington and his band played music throughout the evening which provided a great backdrop to a warm summer evening.  Thanks goes to the young women …

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May 08 2016

2016 Appreciation Dinner

On April 12th board members hosted the Community Dinner Table’s annual appreciation dinner.  This provided an opportunity to thank all those who supported CDT through the previous year and give them the chance to sit back and enjoy a terrific meal themselves. Those attending were treated to “chicken in a barrel”, prepared by Ron Thompson …

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Jan 15 2016

50,000th Meal Served!

On Tuesday night, January 12th, Community Dinner Table served its 50,000th meal.  The lucky patron was James Howard who had traveled to Blackfoot to take his young ward Jason Denlinger to the dinner.  James comes from Idaho Falls to help Jason with the social growth and interaction that he finds each week at the dinners.  …

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Nov 27 2015

Thanksgiving Dinner Served

A delicious turkey dinner was prepared and served on Thanksgiving day by board members, their families, and friends.  Despite the early snow storm on Wednesday, the sun came out on the holiday and so did many from the community to enjoy the meal. This provided a place to get out of the cold and enjoy …

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