Herky Turkey Dinner serves more than 275 retired community members

Herky Turkey Community Dinner

The student councils from WSHS and WMS served more than 275 dinners to retired community members for the Herky Turkey Community Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

The student councils at Winona Senior High School and Winona Middle School hosted more than 275 retired community members for a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Wednesday night.

The Herky Turkey Dinner consisted of turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, stuffing, buns and dessert. A total of 33 Ferndale Farms turkeys were cooked, and 48 pumpkin pies from WAPS School Nutrition were served.

The event was possible thanks to the free-will donations of those who attended, as well as generous contributions from community businesses and groups such as WNB Financial, Merchants Bank, Winona VFW Post 1287, Goodview Activity Group, Hy-Vee, Lions Clubs, Bremer Bank, Bloedow Bakery, Winona Education Association and Todd’s Recreational Repair.