Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman invites the New Orleans community to join him for the 42th annual Sheriff's Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration on Nov. 24, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in Hall I-2, will bring the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office and local volunteers together for the holiday celebration.
Scheduled to include performances by Grammy Award winning artists Irma Thomas, the Thanksgiving Dinner will feature additional local music from Leo Nocentelli, James Andrews, Earl Smith, Chucky C., Bobby J., and more.
"We invite people from Orleans and the surrounding parishes to celebrate this family holiday tradition with us," said Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman, Orleans Parish Sheriff. "We look forward to coming together as a community to give thanks for the blessings we've received during the past year, all while enjoying a great meal and entertainment."
Volunteers are asked to pre-register online here and report on Thanksgiving Day between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. They will receive four hours of community service for the event. Citizens and volunteers in need of a ride to the event can call the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office at (504) 202-9215.
Free parking is available across from Hall I.