A chili and vegetable soup dinner to benefit Kevin Whipple will be from 11 am to 2 pm, Sunday, November 27 at the Pickering Community Building. On August 17, Whipple had a stroke requiring a prolonged hospital stay. All proceeds from the free-will donation dinner will help with expenses while he continues therapy and recovery.

The dinner is sponsored by the Pickering Lions Club, Pickering United Methodist Church and the Pickering Christian Church. Donations may also be mailed to Kevin Whipple Benefit, 16422 Kite Road, Hopkins, MO 64461.