DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – NEWS BRIEF(112317) – THANKSGIVING MEAL FOR THE COMMUNITY

ODESSA, TEXAS/NOVEMBER 23, 2017 – SEVERAL EVENTS WERE HELD TO CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING, AND TO SERVE THOSE THAT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENJOY THIS SPECIAL TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

MANUEL’S CRISPY TACOS WAS A LOCATION THAT OPENED ITS DOORS TO INVITE THE COMMUNITY TO ENJOY THE SPECIAL MEAL. THIS EVENT CALLED “NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS” IS THE 5TH ANNUAL EVENT THAT IS ORGANIZED BY JESSE PORRAS. COMMUNITY LEADERS ARE INVITED COME AND HELP OUT.

(ARMANDO RODRIGUEZ, COUNTY COMMISSIONER PCT. 4)

“A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A GOOD MEAL, AND EVERYTHING ELSE. AND INVITE EVERYONE TO COME OVER AND HAVE TO A GOOD MEAL WITH THE FAMILY.”

(SHERIFF MIKE GRIFFIS, ECTOR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE)

“I CERTAINLY ENJOY SEEING ALL THE PEOPLE, ENJOYING ALL THE GOOD FOOD, AND THE CAMARADERIE, AND JUST BEING TOGETHER IN THE COMMUNITY.”

THIS YEARLY EVENT IS HELD AT A DIFFERENT RESTURANT AND IS FREE TO THE COMMUNITY. STUDENTS FROM THE ECTOR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME TO SERVE AND BUS TABLES.

(CASSANDRA GALARZA, 6TH GRADE STUDENT)

“IT WAS REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME, ‘CAUSE I’VE SEEN A LOT OF PEOPLE LIKE…YOU KNOW, SEEING THEM UNABLE TO HELP THEMSELVES, YOU KNOW, NOT ABLE TO BUY THINGS, AND DOING THIS FOR THEM IS AMAZING. VERY GOOD AND SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE, TO COME SERVE THEM AND ASK THEM IF THEY’RE DOING OK.”

AJUUA’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT ALSO OPENED THEIR DOORS, YESTERDAY, NOVEMBER 22 TO SERVE A DELICIOUS THANKSGIVING DINNER TO THE HOMELESS AND TO ANYONE, WHO JUST WANTED TO ENOY THE MEAL WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

(SERIO BAZAN, AJUUA MEXICAN RESTAURANT)

“THERE’S PEOPLE THAT HAS MORE NEEDS, THAN WE ARE, SO THAT’S WHY WE DOING THIS TO HELP PEOPLE.”

TRANSPORTATION WAS PROVIDED BY MOORES LIMO SERVICE FOR THOSE WHO DIDN’T HAVE ANY MEANS TO GET TO THE FEED.

(JESSE PORRAS, ORGANIZER OF EVENTS)

“WE WANT TO THANK JULIAN RUBIO, THE OWNER OF AJUUA’S; THAT GAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HIS EMPLOYEES TO BE PART OF THIS THANKSGIVING DINNER, THAT WE’RE OFFERING TO THE HOMELESS. IT TURNED OUT REAL NICE.”

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera