The dinner opened with a blessing from members of the Circle of Indigenous Nations Society (COINS). (Jennifer Bell)

City of Castlegar serves up community dinner

The City of Castlegar hosted the Castlegar Giving Thanks Potluck Dinner at Millennium Park on Saturday.

Councillors were on hand to serve turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing provided by the City of Castlegar and everyone was invited to come out and enjoy the feast, and to contribute their own dish.

Pie and ice cream were provided by Area J director Rick Smith and Area I director Andy Davidoff, and potluck participants contributed desserts as well.


Castlegar and area residents contributed a plethora of dishes to the feast. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Coun. Deb McIntosh handed out milk during the meal. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

The Castlegar Fire Department kept a fire going during the potluck. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Coun. Arry Dhillon and Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff served up Thanksgiving turkey and sides provided by the city during the Castlegar Giving Thanks Potluck Dinner. (Jennifer Bell)