First Baptist Church will conduct its annual corned beef dinner on Saturday, March 13. The dinner, cooked by Frank LaRagione, will be served as takeout only with continuous pickup from 4:30 to 6 p.m. from the church Assembly Hall, 88 South St. 

The dinner will include corned beef, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, homemade Irish soda bread, and cake. Ticket donations cost $13 for adults and $7 for youth 12 and under.

Loaves of Irish soda bread can be ordered for $6 each. Bread orders must be placed by March 10.

Dinner reservations and bread orders may be made by calling Evelyn LaRagione at 413-442-8592. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit camperships for children and youth.

Community News Editor / Librarian

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