PASCO, WA - Christmas traditions continue at the Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission in Pasco.
Staff and volunteers expect to serve around 350 meals on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The banquets include 15 hams, scalloped potatoes, gravy, stuffing, yams, green beans and of course pumpkin pie to top it off.
Jerry Jones works in the food service department and looks forward to this time of year.
Jones said, "This is my tenth Christmas here at the mission, and I can't imagine my life without it. It's just really the most wonderful job I could have found."
Mission staff and volunteers will be serving more meals Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on North 2nd Avenue in Pasco.