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Kim Franek and Tom Blute, both residents of Cass Lake, prepare to enjoy the annual Thanksgiving Community Meal Thursday afternoon at St. Philip’s Church. The engaged couple was among hundreds who took part in the annual event. Bethany Wesley | Bemidji Pioneer

Thanksgiving Day: Hundreds attend community meal

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BEMIDJI – The Harrom family attended its first Thanksgiving Community Meal Thursday afternoon, opting, like many, to take part in the annual event and spare themselves from making a full dinner this year.


“With just five of us, it didn’t seem worth it” to make a full traditional Thanksgiving Day meal, said mom Melanie Harrom.

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