Couple keeps Thanksgiving tradition alive

There are 11 comments on the Nov 20, 2009, Silver City Sun-News story titled Couple keeps Thanksgiving tradition alive. In it, Silver City Sun-News reports that:

Every year for the past five years, Jim and Debbie Nennich have put on a community Thanksgiving dinner that feeds hundreds of people in Grant County.

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Robert Brand

Yorktown Heights, NY

#1 Nov 20, 2009
God continue to bless this couple, for they know how to give back to the community ! Thanks for listening, Bob Brand
Observer

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Nov 20, 2009
Robert Brand wrote:
God continue to bless this couple, for they know how to give back to the community ! Thanks for listening, Bob Brand
These folks definitely give back to the community. Thank you Jim and Debbie!
Steve

Del Norte, CO

#3 Nov 20, 2009
They also take from the community. The Nennich's own almost all of the Fina and Valero gas stations in the county. In case you have been asleep, the Silver City gas prices are 25-40 cents higher than Las Cruces and Lordsburg.
Justsaying

Del Norte, CO

#4 Nov 20, 2009
[QUOTE who=Silver City gas prices are 25-40 cents higher than Las Cruces and Lordsburg.[/QUOTE]

Consider the economics. What does it cost per person for Thanksgiving?$10 per person?(Tax deductible?) If that person buys 5 gallons of gas a week from the Nennichs, and pays an extra 25 cents per gallon (over a competitive market like Cruces), that's an extra $1.25 per week or $65 per year. Of course, it is nice of the Nennichs to do, and they certainly don't have to do anything.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#5 Dec 11, 2011
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#6 Dec 11, 2011
Robert Brand wrote:
God continue to bless this couple, for they know how to give back to the community ! Thanks for listening, Bob Brand
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#7 Dec 11, 2011
Observer wrote:
<quoted text>
These folks definitely give back to the community. Thank you Jim and Debbie!
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#8 Dec 11, 2011
Justsaying wrote:
<quoted text>
Consider the economics. What does it cost per person for Thanksgiving?$10 per person?(Tax deductible?) If that person buys 5 gallons of gas a week from the Nennichs, and pays an extra 25 cents per gallon (over a competitive market like Cruces), that's an extra $1.25 per week or $65 per year. Of course, it is nice of the Nennichs to do, and they certainly don't have to do anything.
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#9 Dec 11, 2011
Robert Brand wrote:
God continue to bless this couple, for they know how to give back to the community ! Thanks for listening, Bob Brand
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.

The food that was served was paid for with stolen money, taken from the community.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#10 Dec 11, 2011
Observer wrote:
<quoted text>
These folks definitely give back to the community. Thank you Jim and Debbie!
If you like wage theft visit Jim and Debbie Nennich's many dilapidated stores, where there's a good chance that you'll get stabbed, then you too can support wage theft. And don't worry about shorting their employees, because it will come out of their pockets, and if they disagree -- even though there's protect under HB 489 and the FLSA -- Jim and Debbie Nennich will fire them for asserting their legal rights, because they know they run this town -- their lawyers also work for the DA's Office.

You question why there's all the 99% protests across the nation? This is why.

The food that was served was paid for with stolen money, taken from the community.
solrac

Las Cruces, NM

#12 Jan 7, 2012

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