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PCI Foundation Barbecue Puts the Fun in Fundraising

The PCI Foundation kicked off it's first barbecue competition this year. All told, more than 2800 people took part in 13 events sponsored by 8 companies.  More about 2473 pounds of meat were grilled -- sometimes at great personal sacrifice from cooks who stayed up all night to assure a well smoked treat or those who braved torrential rains to ensure that guests at the barbecue would be well fed and satisfied. "Everyone at PCI Foundation was pleased to see plants in our industry really put forth a great effort at all the events," says event chairman Dean Gwin. "I hope that the fun that was had this year inspires more companies to participate next year. It is a great way to celebrate your employees and customers while supporting the future of our industry." A photo gallery is available here

The first ever program of its kind was sponsored by Endicott Thin Brick. Many companies sponsoring an event paired it with another