Pelican Rapids area Rotary Club members, West Central Turkeys volunteers, and other volunteers gathered around the cooking pits as the birds were cooking at the Pelican Fest Turkey Barbeque, above. Also pitching in were representatives from EcoLab, which is a vendor to the West Central plant.
Also pictured, the carving crew, which has the task of cutting up the turkeys to serve hundreds of diners. Foreground, Rotary members Chuck Krekelberg and Steve Foster.

More on Pelican Fest:
Parading through Pelican
World War II Army nurse Marcy Korda honored as parade ‘Grand Marshall’
There’s a new crew directing traffic for the annual Pelican Car Show
Pelican Valley staff served picnic lunch for Pelican Fest
Dark skies, light hearts at Pelican Fest worship service
Talking tractors… Pelican Fest Farm Show displayed vintage farm rigs— honored Ohe family farm