The 17th Annual Community-wide Free Thanksgiving dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Hermann United Methodist Church in Hermann for Hermann and surrounding communities. This is for anyone who would like to receive a meal by dining in at the church, which now has accessibility by elevator, or if you are unable to attend it can be delivered to your home. Reservations will be accepted no later than Monday, Nov. 25th, so that enough food can be prepared for the meal. To reserve your meal or would like to volunteer your time on Thanksgiving Day or by helping donate a baked turkey, jello, salad or pie, please contact LeRoy Strassner, 486-2048; Angie Faerber, 314-603-4245; or Roy Schroff, 486-2891. The Church basement will be open to drop off any donated food on wednesday, Nov. 27th from 3 to 5 p.m.