Organizers of Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea give thanks

Chicken cooks on a grill at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. - Submitted photos
Motorcyclists get ready to ride at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. - Submitted photos
Ceil, left, and Frank Groblewski smile for the camera at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. - Submitted photos
Jeff Hughes, left, and Josh Shamonis take a break from making chicken to show off their chicken hats at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. - - Submitted photos
Congressman Matt Cartwright, left, talks with Brandon Balchune and Danny Stella at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. - - Submitted photos

DURYEA — The Excelsior Hose Co #2 and the VFW Post 1227 would like to thank all of those who participated, donated and attended their Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run.

They would like to offer a special thanks to Brandon Balchune, family and friends of Balchune Construction, Chief Jeff Derenick and Nativity of our Lord Parish.

It was a very successful joint fundraiser.

Chicken cooks on a grill at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_BBQ-Run-1.jpgChicken cooks on a grill at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. Submitted photos

Motorcyclists get ready to ride at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_BBQ-Run-2.jpgMotorcyclists get ready to ride at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. Submitted photos

Ceil, left, and Frank Groblewski smile for the camera at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_BBQ-Run-3.jpgCeil, left, and Frank Groblewski smile for the camera at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. Submitted photos

Jeff Hughes, left, and Josh Shamonis take a break from making chicken to show off their chicken hats at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_BBQ-Run-4.jpgJeff Hughes, left, and Josh Shamonis take a break from making chicken to show off their chicken hats at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. Submitted photos

Congressman Matt Cartwright, left, talks with Brandon Balchune and Danny Stella at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_BBQ-Run-5.jpgCongressman Matt Cartwright, left, talks with Brandon Balchune and Danny Stella at the Second Annual Chicken BBQ and Poker Run in Duryea. Submitted photos