Kiwanis Club readies annual barbecue


SIDNEY — The Kiwanis Club of Sidney will host its annual Labor Day Chicken Bar-B-Que, Sept. 4, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or until sold out at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

The Chicken Bar-B-Que has been an annual Labor Day tradition for more than 65 years.

Tickets are $7 in advance or $8 on the day of the event. Included in the purchase price is a half chicken, potato chips, applesauce and a roll and butter.

Advance tickets can be purchased from any club member or at Bunny’s Pharmacy, Dekkers Flowers, Ron & Nita’s, Best One Tire and Sidney Tire, all in Sidney.

Proceeds from Chicken Bar-B-Que fund many of the community service projects the Sidney Kiwanis participates in. Some of these projects include college scholarships to local high school seniors, Cribs for Kids, Key Club sponsorship at Sidney High School, sponsorship of the Shelby County Aktion Club, bell-ringing for the Salvation Army, Adopt-A-Highway, Sidney’s Adopt-A-Park, support of local food pantries, the Sidney Library Building Fund, the Imagination Library and the Teen of the Month and Teen of the Year. The Sidney Kiwanis awarded $12,000 in scholarships in 2017.

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immediate past Sidney Kiwanis president John Coffield, left to right, of Sidney, loads a large box of chicken dinners into a car during the Sidney Kiwanis annual Labor Day BBQ chicken sale at the Shelby County Fairgrounds Monday, Sept. 5. Shelby County Treasurer Linda Meininger hands out dinners to Jamie Fridley and his son Gage Fridley, 16, both of Sidney. The Sidney Kiwanis Club had 2,100 chicken dinner orders for the day.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/08/web1_SDN090716ChickenDin.jpgimmediate past Sidney Kiwanis president John Coffield, left to right, of Sidney, loads a large box of chicken dinners into a car during the Sidney Kiwanis annual Labor Day BBQ chicken sale at the Shelby County Fairgrounds Monday, Sept. 5. Shelby County Treasurer Linda Meininger hands out dinners to Jamie Fridley and his son Gage Fridley, 16, both of Sidney. The Sidney Kiwanis Club had 2,100 chicken dinner orders for the day.

Staff report