'Great Turkey Giveaway' offering one bird per family

Mark Wilson mwilson@empiretribune.com

Baby Clay’s Meat Market and Mattressville are partners in organizing the Great Turkey Giveaway, Saturday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 17, at locations in Stephenville, Dublin, Hico and De Leon.

The free turkey giveaway will be limited to one per family, available while supplies last.

Scott Estes, owner/operator of Baby Clay’s, said that Brandon McDonald of Mattressville came to him with the idea, to show good will toward the community.

“I said that’s a great idea,” Estes said.

Estes said approximately 5,000 turkeys are available to be given away. The weight of each turkey can vary between approximately 8 and 10 pounds.

Estes said that there are no income level restrictions, stating, “You don’t have to qualify.”

The locations for the Nov. 10 turkey giveaway will be: 10 a.m., First National Bank, 806 N. Texas Street, De Leon; 2 p.m., First National Bank, 825 N. Patrick St., Dublin.

On Nov. 17, the turkey giveaway locations will be: 10 a.m., BMY Wealth Management, 3020 N. West Loop, Stephenville; 2 p.m., Mills County State Bank, 135 N. Pecan St., Hico.

Turkeys were donated by: AC Texas Farm Credit; Mattressville; First National Bank; Bramlett Implement; Fiesta 93.9 FM and 1510 AM; Walter Property Management LLC; Dublin Bottling Works; Mills County State Bank; Baby Clay’s Meat Market; BMY Wealth Management; KSTV FM; and Quality Printing.