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Easter dinner for 700 at Gospel Mission

Volunteers are peeling potatoes for the Kelowna Gospel Mission's annual Easter dinner on Saturday, April 19,2014. About 500 lb were peeled, boiled and mashed.
Image Credit: Kelowna Gospel Mission
April 20, 2014 - 10:34 AM

KELOWNA – Thanksgiving is the busiest meal the Kelowna Gospel Mission serves every year, but Easter is a solid second place.

About 700 people enjoyed the turkey, ham, veggies, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy served up by about 50 volunteers on Saturday.

It takes about 3 weeks to prepare for the big day according to the Gospel Mission’s Ami Catriona.

Local politicians were out helping to serve the community's less fortunate including Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick.

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Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick helps serve up Easter dinner to about 700 people on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
Kelowna-Lake Country MLA Norm Letnick helps serve up Easter dinner to about 700 people on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
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