Thursday, September 14, 2023

Giving thanks

Registration opens for Thanksgiving

meals for veterans and servicemen

While Halloween pumpkins and decorations are just beginning to appear throughout the community, Wayne and Westland officials have Thanksgiving on their minds.

Westland Mayor Michael Londeau, Wayne Mayor John Rhaesa and Wayne Ford Civic League President Vic Barra are already planing the 10th Annual Holiday Meals for Wayne-Westland veterans, surviving spouses, and families of active duty service members.

Registration for the free meals is already being accepted and suggested, officials said. Registration is available online at: https://www.cityofwestland. com/.../Holiday-Meals-for... or contact Londeau's office, (734) 467-3200 or email: Registration is also available at Rhaesa's office, (734) 722-2000 or email:  Registration forms are also available at the Westland City Hall greeter station.

Applications must be submitted no later than noon Wednesday, Nov. 15 to receive a complete holiday meal, "compliments of a grateful community," officials said.

Veterans and/or their families can pick up the free meals from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 18 at Wayne Ford Civic League 1645 N. Wayne Road in Westland. Pre-registration for the meals is required.

For more information, call (734) 728-5010.