Bandera Family Christmas Dinner brings community together for 30th year

first_img“It just does something to you. It just makes you feel better. No one should be alone on Christmas,” he said. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Bandera Family held its 30th annual Christmas dinner Wednesday and fed thousands people across the Southern Tier. Moriarty says he’s grateful for the dinner and the company Bandera gave him. Those who came were treated to music, warm food and desserts. Bill Bandera says he is amazed with how his family Christmas dinner impacts many people after 30 years.center_img One attendee, John Moriarty, says he went because he did not have family around to celebrate. But he says he found a way to enjoy the holiday with people he never met before. “It’s great,” he said. “It gives people some places to go, meet other people.” “I’m at a loss for words,” Bandera said. “It’s hard to describe. 30 is really special to me for some reason. I don’t know why, but every year has its high moments.”last_img read more

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