San Diego Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner feeds over 600 peopleAround the City, Online Only, Top Highlights Monday, November 27th, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 29th Annual Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner and Food Drive resulted in over 600 people receiving a tasty meal of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and pies at The San Diego LGBT Community Center, the City Heights Elderly Senior Housing Center, UCSD Hillcrest 6th Floor, as well as the Hillcrest Fire Station. Grocery Food Vouchers were given to families at Florence Elementary School, Family Programs at the San Diego LGBT Community Center, The N.M.R Latino Services, Christie’s Place and some shut-in elderly San Diegans!
The Imperial Court de San Diego (founded in 1973) has been hosting holiday food drives for well over four decades with the loyal support of the LGBT community, allies, bars, businesses and organizations.
The Imperial Court de San Diego would like to thank the following who made this year’s Thanksgiving program so successful (Now on to Our Christmas Drive): Rob Benzon Foundation, Calif. State Sen. Toni Atkins, Calif. Assemblyman Todd Gloria, Calif. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Integrity, Andrew Blair Michaels, Sarah Critchlow, Redwing Bar & Grill, Sir Nicholas, San Diego Eagle, Chris Shaw, Robert Gleason, S.D. Firefighters Association, Tom Urbanski, Tim Maxwell, Mike Bray, David Haasz, Ben Robbins, Ashtray David, Milo Angel, SD Cruisers MC, El Bisarra, Rickie, Angel Fairfax, Donald Vella, Bears San Diego, Brett Staffter, Jessica Wright Carter, Chad Michaels, Nathan Kendrick, Tamanava Eden-McKlinton, Huson McKlinton, Lisa Marie, Gregory Swales, Ken Grough, Tom Hebrank, Sean and Jackson Redmond, Kiki Elizabeth, Derriel Carter, Robert Rodriguez, Big Mike San Diego, Julie Hoffman, Summer Lee, Craig A. Morgan, Wayne Dietz, Community Prescriptions(Walgreen’s Pharmacy), Mark Dobberthein ,Lazy Acres Natural Market, Joseph Vail, HRC, The SD LGBT Community Center, The Rail, Deximus Starr, Stepping Stone, and to all the wonderful volunteers .
Michael Lochner, president
Big Mike Phillips, chair
Nicole Murray Ramirez, executive director
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