“We had people waiting for chicken because we couldn’t get them out fast enough,” Wood said.

The George Keith Memorial Scholarship provides $1,000 each for five students—one attending school Pleasant Hill, Bowling Green, Louisiana, Clopton and an at-large scholarship for an Elk member.

The team behind the barbeque sent 25 chickens to Clarksville to support the flood-fighting efforts there and held some in reserve against the possibility that the Elks would be hosting people displaced by flooding in Louisiana.

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