Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Bessemer VFW packs house with free feast


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BESSEMER - Over 200 people were served a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Bessemer VFW Post 3673 in Bessemer. This is the third year the event has taken place, according to organizer Donna Frello. This year, they took 229 reservations, but there was plenty for seconds and even for containers to go.

"There were only three chairs left in the whole room," said Frello. "We turned down whole parties at the last minute. There's only so many we can fit in here," she said.

Guests were served a full course turkey and ham dinner complete with all the tri...