Rotary chicken BBQ fills bellies for good cause

The Rockford Rotary Club’s annual chicken dinner sale on the first week of Harvest Fest held this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday had plenty of takers at the drive-up service, which continues to be popular. Plenty of folks also sit down to enjoy the meal in the Rotary Pavilion or nearby on City picnic tables on the banks of the Rogue River.

The dinner is a staple of Harvest Fest on the first weekend, but there are plenty of other things to enjoy during the second weekend, October 2 and 3, and the last weekend, October 9 and 10.

Rotarian George Mansell holds one of the “world famous delicious chicken dinners” that Rotary sells each year. With him are his granddaughters Meredith and Audrey VanEssen, both 13, of Grand Rapids.


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