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Sun, November 24, 1:00 PM

Summit Diner, Summit

Summit Frozen Turkey Drive

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/24/2019 1:00pm 11/24/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Summit Frozen Turkey Drive

Members of the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad will join the Other Fellow First Foundation and the American Legion for the 12th Annual Frozen Turkey Drive on Union Place in front of the Summit Diner. Frozen turkeys, non-perishable food, gift cards, and monetary donations will be accepted.

All donations benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.

1 Union Place Summit, NJ 07901

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