5 Ways to Give Thanks on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving began with the pilgrims hosting an inaugural feast in 1621, and has seen many changes from the time the it was proclaimed as a national Thanksgiving Day by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Today in 2015 we focus on cooking, sharing meals with family and friends and of course football. Many of the favorite traditional Thanksgiving foods include; Stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce.
Parades are also a big part of Thanksgiving across the United States. The largest parade is the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. The parade started in the early 20’s and has been going strong ever since. New York City sees an increase of millions of visitors that come to watch the 2.5 mile parade route that is also seen on all the major news stations. Enterprise residence have enjoyed the watching the parade looking for local dancers that travel with the US .
Thanksgiving is also a busy day for those that like to do volunteer work. If you have the chance to help others, this is the day for giving thanks. We have 5 ways to help you show your gratitude and help others this Thanksgiving