Above: “Mama Rosalie” Putignano spends days in the kitchen preparing for the annual spaghetti dinner. Her homemade spaghetti sauce makes the event both authentic and fun. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)
by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (January 26, 2020) – On Friday evening, January 24, the Lansing Junior Woman’s Club hosted their annual spaghetti supper at First United Methodist Church (18420 Burnham Avenue). At $10 per ticket, the spaghetti supper is a fundraiser for the Veteran Appreciation Dinner that LJWC organizes each year.
The Veteran Appreciation Dinner has grown each year, and the 2019 event hosted nearly 300 veterans and guests for an evening that included an abundant meal, entertainment, presentations by elected officials, and tables full of raffle prizes. (See LJWC hosts 10th annual Veteran Appreciation Dinner, May 2019 article.)
The Lansing Junior Woman’s Club describes themselves as “a group of dedicated ladies who want to make a difference in their community!” New members are welcome. More information is available by contacting the group or visiting their website: