Over 700 senior citizens were thanked for their contribution to the Warwick community at the 28th Annual Senior Citizen BBQ, which was held on Tues., Aug. 23 at the Warwick Town Park. The yearly event was sponsored by the Town of Warwick and the Warwick Valley Rotary. Generous contributions from organizations, businesses, individuals and volunteers helped make this year’s BBQ a success. To read the full story, written by Lon Tytell, pick up a copy of the Aug. 31 issue of The Warwick Valley Dispatch.
Barry Cheney (from left), Jerry Zimmerman & Paul Ruszkiewicz prepare to serve the hot dogs cooked by Ben Astorino, Laura Barca & Paul Karas. Photo credit: Warwick Valley Dispatch/Lon Tytell
Warwick FFA members (standing, from left) Erin Ackerly, Advisor Nancy Colgan & Olivia Parkin serve a chicken dinner to Warwick seniors Joan Connolly (seated, left) & Ernest Buck at the Senior Citizen BBQ in the Warwick Town Park. Photo credit: Warwick Valley Dispatch/Lon Tytell
Bob Scott (from left), Vince Poloniak & Karen Thomas shared information about the Orange County Senior Games at the Senior BBQ. Photo credit: Warwick Valley Dispatch/Lon Tytell
New York State Senator John J. Bonacic (right) attended the Town of Warwick’s Senior Citizen BBQ. He is pictured with Ann Briscese of Warwick & Kay Pluta of Florida. (Photo provided)