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Ellsworth church gives locals chance to share their thankfulness

Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for people to be mindful of what they're thankful for and an Ellsworth church gives local residents an opportunity to do something about it.

The Community Missions Team at English Lutheran Church successfully conducted another of its Thanksgiving Baskets program this month. Pastor Dawn Lindberg, who experienced the effort for the first time, called the response "generous."

"Thirty-one 'baskets' went out," Lindberg said, explaining the containers filled with donated goods for needy families are actually boxes.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Nov. 30.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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