The Halfway Restaurant is happy to let the community know they are hosting their second annual free Thanksgiving dinner of Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will be serving a full course traditional dinner, including all favorites: turkey, stuffing, mashed potoatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, corn, dinner, rolls, beverage and pumpkin pie for dessert. Owners Melissa Brower and Michelle Worden’s motto is: “Whether your cupboards are bare, the kids are away, or you just don’t have the energy to cook, the community is welcome to come and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast.”
They would like to make it clear to the public that even though donations will be received, they don’t want their dinner guests to feel any obligation to donate. Although they will be collecting donations throughout the entire holiday season, all proceeds will be given to local food pantries. Melissa and Michelle have owned and operated the Halfway Restaurant for 14 years and this is their personal way of reaching out and thanking the community at large. The restaurant is located at 10792 14 Mile Road (between Wabasis and Lappley avenues), Rockford. The phone number is (616) 754-9084.