Thanksgiving Archives

Supervisor Taylor and Dream Team United host outdoor Thanksgiving feast

December 3, 2020

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor and Dream Team United came together to host an outdoor community Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at a vacant lot on the corner of Center and 35th streets. A free, traditional Thanksgiving meal was provided to attendees along with giveaways of winter hats, gloves, socks and groceries. “The… [Read More]

MHSI hosts a socially distanced ‘9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway’

November 26, 2020

On Friday, November 20, 2020, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted their “9th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway,” at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Due to COVID-19 this year was different however, as families could not just walk up to receive their free holiday meal. Families were required… [Read More]

Thanksgiving 2020: Finding gratitude in the midst of a pandemic

November 26, 2020

By Gracie Bonds Staples Thanksgiving Day celebrations at my home have been shrinking for years so this one, just days away, won’t look that different. Depending on how you look at it, it’s one of the blessings or, in my case, curses of your kids growing up and moving away. But life isn’t just about… [Read More]

Start Your Seasonal Celebration with Small Bites

November 26, 2020

While main courses, sides and desserts may be what holiday memories are made of, you can calm family members’ and guests’ appetites with an array of appetizers like these: Meatballs Stuffed mushrooms Stuffed peppers Sliced cheese Sliced meats Crackers Spinach dip Cheesy bread Sliders Little smokies Fresh fruit and vegetables

Milwaukee County Sheriff ’s Office deputies and partners shop for area families for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2020

Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office partnered with Milwaukee Deputy Sheriff ’s Association (MDSA), Milwaukee Retired Deputy Sheriff ’s Association (MRDSA), and Metcalfe’s Market to provide area families with free meals for Thanksgiving Day. Deputies shopped and assembled bags on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The following day, bags of food were distributed by the deputies along with… [Read More]

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely in your senior living community in 2020

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. To keep COVID-19 transmission at bay, families will likely opt for smaller gatherings (and smaller turkeys) instead of the customary large get-togethers with relatives who’ve flown in from across the country. Unfortunately, this means that many seniors, who are at a heightened risk of developing… [Read More]

CDC Thanksgiving guidelines: How to stay safe and coronavirus-free over the holiday

November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner — and if public health agencies have their way — celebrations this year promise to be extremely different from past years, as the coronavirus surges in states across the country. Infectious disease experts are warning of a convergence of COVID-19 and influenza as the temperature drops and colder weather… [Read More]

Twelve tips for staying healthy during the holidays

November 27, 2019

With the holiday season in full swing, managing your health might be the last thing on your mind. To help stay healthy and safe this holiday season, the CDC has released tips for enjoying the holidays while being mindful of your health. 1. Holiday gatherings provide opportunities to come in contact with pathogens, and the… [Read More]

Milwaukee Holiday Happenings

November 27, 2019

THE PFISTER AFTERNOON TEA Fri. – Sun., Now through May 3 Seating times: 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. & 2 p.m. The Pfister Hotel – Blu 414.935.5950 Enjoy a tableside tea blending, presented in all-silver service by a Pfister Tea Butler. The afternoon is complete with traditional andwiches and pastries. Reservations required. CHRISTKINDLMARKET… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services Inc. hosts 7th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway

November 29, 2018

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Milwaukee Health Services Inc. (MHSI) hosted their 7th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway at their King Drive location. MHSI along with Molina Healthcare, Devin Harris, NBA Dallas Mavericks player and founder of the 34 Ways to Assist Foundation; Gruber Law Offices; Feeding America; and Walmart handed out complete Thanksgiving dinners to… [Read More]