150 turkeys to be given away for Thanksgiving by Burton business owner

BURTON, MI — Business owner Tim Look is planning to host a turkey giveaway before the Thanksgiving holiday.

Look, owner of Frozen in Time Treasures, is hosting a turkey giveaway at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Bendle High School parking lot, 2283 East Scottwood Ave.

Look and volunteers will give away 150 turkeys, one per vehicle, that weigh between 10 to 14 pounds. The giveaway is a first-come, first-served event, according to Look.

“It’s something that I always wanted to do and last year, I decided it was the year to start. We did 100 turkeys last year,” Look said.

The businessman said it bothered him when the 101 person pulled up in their car and was hoping to receive a turkey after they had all been given away.

“That’s bothered me all year,” Look said. “This year, I was able to save up enough money to purchase

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After 87,000 turkeys exploded in fire, Tyler’s Greenberg shuts down for holiday season – News – Austin American-Statesman

Greenberg Smoked Turkey Inc. in Tyler will halt all its smoked turkey production for the rest of 2020 after a fire and at least two explosions destroyed part of the facility on Friday.

The company sells about 200,000 smoked turkeys every holiday season. The Greenberg family has grown the 82-year-old smoked-bird business into a “holiday obsession,” The Dallas Morning News wrote in 1998. The famous East Texas turkey landed on Oprah Winfrey’s “Favorite Things” list in 2003.

Owner Sam Greenberg, the grandson of the founder by the same name, says a mechanical failure started a fire in a vacant shipping room on Nov. 6. A freezer holding 87,000 turkeys exploded and burned the boxes and bags nearby, which are used to ship hundreds of thousands of turkeys during the company’s busiest season.

As we shared previously, there has been a catastrophic fire at our shipping facility. Both our inventory and

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