The annual Mike and Leona Adams Thanksgiving Dinner will offer a hot meal and companionship to anyone in need on Monday, November 25, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the United Auto Workers Local 838 Union Hall in Waterloo. Free transportation to and from the event will be provided by MET Paratransit for anyone living in Cedar Falls, Evansdale or Waterloo.

Registrations for transportation can be arranged by clicking here, until Sunday, Nov. 17.

The event is one of the Cedar Valley’s largest free Thanksgiving meals and is named for its late founders. In 1982, Mike and Leona Adams saw friends and neighbors struggling to make ends meet after layoffs. Mike was a member of the UAW Local 838 and a volunteer board member for what is now Veridian Credit Union. He and his wife Leona brought both organizations together to serve a free community meal, a tradition now entering its 38th year.

(VIA: Andrea Hudnut - Public Relations Strategist for Veridian Credit Union)