Church in Carbon County Hosted New Year’s Dinner

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LEHIGHTON -- Pork and sauerkraut were on the menu at a church in Lehighton.

Members of the Trinity Lutheran Church on Third Street invited the community to stop by for a free meal Thursday afternoon.

This was the 7th year for the dinner at the church in Carbon County.

"It's always great to help different people out with these different things. It's a nice thing for the entire community to get things together," said Cliff Mcfarland, a volunteer.

Eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day is a German tradition that is believed to bring good luck, health and wealth in the coming year.

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