PHOTO: Bluffton PD and Grace Coastal Church prepare Thanksgiving turkeys for needy

info@islandpacket.comNovember 15, 2012 

For the third year in a row, volunteers from Grace Coastal Church are teaming up with members of the Bluffton Police Department to gather and deliver the ingredients of a Thanksgiving turkey dinner to 34 needy families in Bluffton. Above, from left, church members Tonya Allen, Edith Stanley and Norma LaPrade assemble meals on Thursday at the police department. Once assembled, the meals are delivered by Bluffton officers. "It's a great way for us to get out there and have people see us in a different light." said Bluffton Police Department Lt. Joe Babkiewicz.

JAY KARR, STAFF PHOTO

For the third year in a row, volunteers from Grace Coastal Church are teaming up with members of the Bluffton Police Department to gather and deliver the ingredients of a Thanksgiving turkey dinner to 34 needy families in Bluffton. Above, from left, church members Tonya Allen, Edith Stanley and Norma LaPrade assemble meals on Thursday at the police department. Once assembled, the meals are delivered by Bluffton officers. "It's a great way for us to get out there and have people see us in a different light." said Bluffton Police Department Lt. Joe Babkiewicz.

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