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In Shelby Park, Neighbors Gather Together For Thanksgiving

Shelby Park sign
Kyeland Jackson

As Louisvillians enjoy Thanksgiving in their dining rooms with close family, the Shelby Park neighborhood decided to have a community Thanksgiving the week before the holiday.

I went to House of Ruth — where the event was held — to find out why it was important for old and new residents to celebrate Thanksgiving with neighbors, and what it means to live in Shelby Park.

Listen in the player above. I spoke with Bryan Burns, Janelle Dawkins, Ashley Jackson, Dawn-Michelle Waddell and Jennifer Kramer at the Shelby Park Thanksgiving event at House of Ruth.

Roxanne Scott covers education for WFPL News.