Hundreds of Chatham residents turned up for turkey Friday, provided by the employees of Entegrus.
The staff of the local power company hosted their fifth annual Thanksgiving luncheon Oct. 6 at the Spirit and Life Centre.
They served a full-course turkey dinner to members of the centre’s luncheon program, which is run weekly by the St. Joseph & St. Ursula Society of St. Vincent De Paul.
In addition to providing the meal and volunteering for this occasion, the employees of Entegrus prepared homemade desserts and held an internal food drive to fill the grocery shelf at the centre.
The effort is appreciated by the community, and by the St. Vincent De Paul society members.
Tania Maslak, president of the society, said the Entegrus staff are right at home in the centre’s kitchen area.
“They do everything in the kitchen for us. They prep and clean up,” she said.
Geraldine Campbell, past president of St. Joseph & St. Ursula Society of St. Vincent De Paul, said there is never a shortage of food, and volunteers, when Entegrus is involved.
“They always have more people volunteering than they need,” she said.
Entegrus’ Sarah Regnier added that staff are eager to help.
“Our people sure like doing this,” she said.