Seniors in the Riverview community came out to celebrate the Christmas season on Saturday, December 8, 2012, as the annual Christmas dinner, sponsored by the non-profit South Central Kingsport Community Development Corporation.
"The dinner has been held for more than 12 years," says Jeannie Hodges of South Central Kingsport. "It's a community unity event, designed to bring the senior citizens together during the Christmas season."
More 75 seniors came out for the event, and they enjoyed roast beef and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, iced tea, coffee and a wide variety of desserts and rolls.
"It's important for the community to come together as one unit, and fellowship," says Mrs. Hodges. "It's good not to have any problems, any worries or any strife.. just coming out, enjoying each other's company and havinge fun together."
HERE'S A SLIDESHOW OF THE 2012 RIVERVIEW SENIORS' CHRISTMAS DINNER
The South Central Kingsport Community Development Corporation partners with Kingsport Parks and Recreation Community Services Division, Van Dobbins, Jr, KHRA and the New Vision Youth to bring the dinner to the seniors.