Food for all


Mary Phlipot, of Russia, takes her turn on Santa’s lap during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.

Mary Phlipot, of Russia, takes her turn on Santa’s lap during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Temperance Lodge 73 volunteer Nathan Phillips, left, receives a scoop of green beans from Jerri Swooten, both of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Roxane Strunk, far left, gets some turkey from former Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart during the Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Also serving are Sidney Mayor Mardi Milligan and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mayor Mardi Milligan gets a piece of Spot pie from volunteer Sally Routt, of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Elijah Owens, 4, of Sidney, sits on the lap of Santa during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Elijah is the son of Kayla Atkinson and Jeremy Owens.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sophia Figuracion, 3, of Sidney, strikes a pose while eating at the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Sophia is the daughter of Amber and Matt Figuracion. Santa was also taking requests at the meal.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mary Phlipot, of Russia, takes her turn on Santa’s lap during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.

Temperance Lodge 73 volunteer Nathan Phillips, left, receives a scoop of green beans from Jerri Swooten, both of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.

Roxane Strunk, far left, gets some turkey from former Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart during the Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Also serving are Sidney Mayor Mardi Milligan and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann.

Mayor Mardi Milligan gets a piece of Spot pie from volunteer Sally Routt, of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.

Elijah Owens, 4, of Sidney, sits on the lap of Santa during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Elijah is the son of Kayla Atkinson and Jeremy Owens.

Sophia Figuracion, 3, of Sidney, strikes a pose while eating at the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Sophia is the daughter of Amber and Matt Figuracion. Santa was also taking requests at the meal.

Mary Phlipot, of Russia, takes her turn on Santa’s lap during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_DSC_7970.jpgMary Phlipot, of Russia, takes her turn on Santa’s lap during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Temperance Lodge 73 volunteer Nathan Phillips, left, receives a scoop of green beans from Jerri Swooten, both of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_DSC_8040.jpgTemperance Lodge 73 volunteer Nathan Phillips, left, receives a scoop of green beans from Jerri Swooten, both of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Roxane Strunk, far left, gets some turkey from former Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart during the Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Also serving are Sidney Mayor Mardi Milligan and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_DSC_8072.jpgRoxane Strunk, far left, gets some turkey from former Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart during the Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Also serving are Sidney Mayor Mardi Milligan and Shelby County Commissioner Julie Ehemann. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Mayor Mardi Milligan gets a piece of Spot pie from volunteer Sally Routt, of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_DSC_8084.jpgMayor Mardi Milligan gets a piece of Spot pie from volunteer Sally Routt, of Sidney, during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Elijah Owens, 4, of Sidney, sits on the lap of Santa during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Elijah is the son of Kayla Atkinson and Jeremy Owens.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_DSC_8095.jpgElijah Owens, 4, of Sidney, sits on the lap of Santa during the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Elijah is the son of Kayla Atkinson and Jeremy Owens. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sophia Figuracion, 3, of Sidney, strikes a pose while eating at the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Sophia is the daughter of Amber and Matt Figuracion. Santa was also taking requests at the meal.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2022/12/web1_SDN121322FreeDinner.jpgSophia Figuracion, 3, of Sidney, strikes a pose while eating at the 41st Annual Community Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Civil Defense Building. Sophia is the daughter of Amber and Matt Figuracion. Santa was also taking requests at the meal. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News