A MEAL AMONG FRIENDS: Members of the SOS Seniors Are Talking group fill their plates at the Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. Before the group tucked into a roast beef buffet lunch and a beautiful spread of mixed desserts, several seniors spoke on the microphone about what they are thankful for. Several seniors talked about their beloved family, how fortunate they feel to be living in this area, and many mentioned how happy they are to be a part of the Seniors Are Talking group. One lady revealed that the group was the best thing that ever happened to her. Seniors Are Talking is a free program run by SOS in Parksville and Qualicum Beach. For more information on SOS programs and services visit www.sosd69.com or call 250-248-2093. — Lissa Alexander photo

PHOTO: Parksville Qualicum Beach Seniors give thanks

Around 100 local seniors braved the rain Wednesday morning and got together for Thanksgiving lunch, entertainment, and social time. It was the annual SOS Seniors Are Talking Thanksgiving Luncheon, held at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre. Before the group tucked into a roast beef buffet lunch and a beautiful spread of mixed desserts, several seniors spoke on the microphone about what they are thankful for. Several seniors talked about their beloved family, how fortunate they feel to be living in this area, and many mentioned how happy they are to be a part of the Seniors Are Talking group. One lady revealed that the group was the best thing that ever happened to her. Seniors Are Talking is a free program run by SOS in Parksville and Qualicum Beach. For more information on SOS programs and services visit www.sosd69.com or call 250-248-2093.

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