Thanksgiving Feast for Needy Scheduled Nov. 22

Our column from the Riverside Press-Enterprise, Oct. 11, 2014: A small group with a big heart can do huge things. The Third Annual Dream Big Thanksgiving Feast for the Needy is scheduled Nov. 22, 2014, at Riverside Community Church. Organizers hope to feed at least 500 people this year. Last year, with no marketing, more than 250 residents enjoyed a home-cooked meal of 19 turkeys, 150 pounds of mashed potatoes, assorted sides, and 32 pumpkin pies. The leftovers went to local homeless shelters. ...