Friday Nov 25 2011 comments Salvation Army's Auburn Community Dinner By: Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Karen Clay and Dan Luper box up some slices of pie quickly to get ready for Meals-on-Wheels recipients for the Auburn Community Dinner. Sicilia D?Abolio hands over a hot Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings to Lorenzo McNutt for a Meals-on-Wheels delivery. Bob Litchfield and Suzanne Gazzaniga spend their Thanksgiving morning ringing the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army?s Red Kettle Program at the Community Dinner. Walter Grop plays his accordion to all attending the Salvation Army Auburn Community Dinner. Major Ralph Jiminez, of the Auburn Salvation Army, warmly welcomes Jim Carmen to the Salvation Army's Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. George Zweier and Stephanie Williams celebrate their Thanksgiving by volunteering at the Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. Auburn City Council member Mike Holmes and Suaznne Gazzaniga, bring cheer and smiles while ringing the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle. Maria Scoggins has some fun with Debbie Woods while volunteering for the Salvation Army?s Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. Elsie Aldrich with her son Clinton Aldrich, both of Auburn, get ready to share a piece of pie after enjoying their Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings at the Auburn Community Dinner sponsored by the Salvation Army. David Voraphongphibul takes a break from his restaurant, David?s Thai Restaurant in Auburn, to help out at the Salvation Army?s Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. Major Ralph Jiminez, of the Auburn Salvation Army, starts the Salvation Army Auburn Community Dinner with a prayer while Walter Grop plays holiday songs on the accordion. Nancy Ritchie, of Auburn, spends her fourth year volunteering preparing stuffing for the Salvation Army Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. Robin Lam, from Sacramento, helps mash up 400 pounds of mash potatoes that will feed 1,400 meals at the Auburn Community Dinner on Thanksgiving. For the last 11 years, Linda Menefee has driven hot Thanksgiving meals to people whom are not able to make it to the Auburn Community Dinner. Menefee has 8-11 stops in North Auburn. Wendy Reid and Brandi Blasi-Hebbard get hundreds of pounds of ham ready for the Auburn Community Dinner sponsored by the Salvation Army at Gold Country Fairgrounds on Thanksgiving. John Tadlock and Jim Stephenson practice their drawing skills making placemats for the Salvation Army Community Dinner. Natalie Jack spends her Thanksgiving morning volunteering with her mom Lisa Klang at the Salvation Army?s Auburn Community Dinner. Dan Luper has been volunteering for the Salvation Army Community Dinner for 21 years, doing many tasks like, cutting turkey, serving, and making placemats too. Daniel Maycock of Meadow Vista, breaks up some rue with a few of his Team Gravy teammates Tom Sykes and Malia Krupin to make up the gravy being served at the Community Dinner at Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn. Greg McCallister of Auburn serves up Danny Williams visiting from Medford, Oregon, some turkey and stuffing prepared by volunteers at the Auburn Community Dinner. This is McCallister?s first time volunteering for the event and plans on making volunteering an annual family event. Rick Schlussel, volunteering with Team Gravy, helps create the perfect gravy from scratch while have a great time with friends too.