Category Archive: Community Dinners

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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Nov 01 2015

New Dinner Season Started!

The LDS Northwest Stake got our 8th season started off in good fashion! They served a delicious meal of roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, tossed salad, rolls and cupcakes. I’m sure the 287 people who were served would agree that it was all very delicious. The tables were decorated for the season, with maroon …

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Sep 24 2015

Day of the Corn

Friends of CDT completed another successful project on Saturday, September 19th in what is affectionately called the “day of the corn”.  On this beautiful fall morning between 4,000 and 5,000 ears of corn were generously donated by Richard Johnson of Grove City Gardens.  Richard provides the equipment to harvest the corn and volunteers then husk, …

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Jul 17 2015

Great Summer Barbecue!

CDT hosted another terrific barbecue at Blackfoot’s Courthouse Square on Tuesday night, July 14th with hundreds served.  The weather was perfect, the music was great, the food was delicious, and everyone that came had a wonderful time.  Volunteers were made up of CDT board members, dinner hosts, dinner and pantry recipients, and friends from the …

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May 09 2015

Recognition Dinner – 2015

The completion of another successful season at CDT was celebrated at the annual recognition dinner held in April.  This dinner was a way for board members to thank the numerous kitchen leaders from each faith group and organization that participated in the dinners throughout the year.  It was also a chance to express thanks to …

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Dec 24 2014

Christmas Dinner Served (records broken)

On December 16th CDT volunteers prepared and served the yearly Christmas Dinner.  483 people were served a beautiful meal of ham, potato casserole, salad, corn, roles and a sundae served on a brownie for dessert.  This was the largest number served at a single dinner for CDT.  Music was provided and everyone had a great evening. …

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Dec 18 2014

40,000th Meal Served!

Community Dinner Table was proud to serve it’s 40,000th meal on Tuesday night (December 9th).  The lucky patron was Robert Thompson who represents all the great friends that come to share a meal with us.  On a typical night the hosts for the dinner will serve a hot meal to over 300 people.

Nov 28 2014

CDT Serves Thanksgiving Dinner

Volunteers associated with the Community Dinner Table served members of the community a traditional Thanksgiving  meal of turkey with all the trimmings.  Christmas carols were played on the piano to create a warm and inviting atmosphere at the church. The food was delicious with patrons reporting that they were filled from both the great meal …

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