Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Bessemer VFW serves Thanksgiving feast to hundreds

By P.J. GLISSON

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BESSEMER — Community spirit was as plentiful as food at an annual Thanksgiving dinner at VFW Post 3673 in Bessemer.

“We figure we have about 225 people dining inside,” said VFW Quartermaster John Frello to a crowd of folks clapping in response on Nov. 23. “If anybody leaves here hungry, it’s your fault.”

Frello added that an additional 200 people were getting takeouts.

“Something like this doesn’t happen without a large number of volunteers,” he said.

Frello told The Globe that “probably 40 or 50 people” were present that day to...