Thanksgiving Archives

Northcott Neighborhood House, Bader Philanthropies and Friends host ‘Tis the Season’ Thanksgiving event

December 2, 2021

On Friday, November 19, 2021, Northcott Neighborhood House (NNH), Bader Philanthropies and friends invited all to come and pick up their Thanksgiving dinner. Award winning Chef Lisa Kaye prepared 1,000 dinners for families of four, hence 4,000 meals. The menu included: baked chicken and southern cornbread dressing, macaroni and cheese, succulent green bean casserole, gravy,… [Read More]

Things to give thanks for

November 25, 2021

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, families around the USA will gather for Thanksgiving. There will be celebrating and plenty of good eating. Even though things seem bleak in the USA because of the pandemic, there is plenty to celebrate. People of the USA take the Thanksgiving break to celebrate the things that are good about… [Read More]

Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2021

Thanksgiving Day November 25, 2021 Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday in the United States and is celebrated the last Thursday during the month in November every year. The Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper sends Thanksgiving Day wishes to you and yours. May you enjoy family, friends, the good things of life and may you be… [Read More]

Safer ways to celebrate holidays

November 25, 2021

Holiday traditions are important for families and children. There are several ways to enjoy holiday traditions and protect your health. Because many generations tend to gather to celebrate holidays, the best way to minimize COVID-19 risk and keep your family and friends safer is to get vaccinated if you’re eligible. Here are safer ways to… [Read More]

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]