Pappo Packs them In

Pappo Restaurant on Central Avenue near Park Street served lunch on Christmas Eve to 130 needy and homeless people. Owner Chef John Thiel and his staff have opened their doors and provided free meals and service each of the past 11 Christmas Eves. The restaurant also gives out clothing and toiletries at the event. “This was one of our best yet,” said Thiel. “Many needed a warm meal on such a cold and wet day. Happy Holidays to all.”