Salvation Army to distribute food baskets

WEIRTON – Officials with the Salvation Army of Weirton will distribute Thanksgiving food baskets on Friday.

The distribution is being held for those families who have pre-registered with the Salvation Army.

The food baskets will be passed out at the Service Center at 796 Cove Road, by appointments only.

The distribution for the Wellsburg Service Center also will be held Friday between noon and 2 p.m., Brenda Greathouse, social services director added.

“We want to thank Mountaineer (Casino, Racetrack and) Resort for once again providing 400 turkeys to complete our food baskets,” Greathouse said. “We also want to thank the many businesses, clubs and schools that have joined our effort to ensure that our neighbors have a wonderful Thanksgiving. We thank everyone involved for their donations, for their time in preparations of the baskets, and with assistance for the distribution.”

Those with questions may call (304) 748-4310.