Sound Rivers joins longtime member, past board member for pig pickin’

Events, Sound Rivers, Tar-Pamlico Watershed, Volunteer, Volunteers

Posted on February 29th, 2024

(Left to right) Christina Marshen, Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Katey Zimmerman, Dawn Dolson, Sound Rivers Executive Director Heather Deck and Jim Kellenberger serve up lunch at River City Construction.

Sound Rivers Executive Director Heather Deck and Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Katey Zimmerman teamed up with longtime Sound Rivers supporter Jim Kellenberger for a pig pickin’ hosted by River City Construction at Clarks Neck Fire Station in Washington.

River City purchased the “Pig Pickin’ for 50” put on by Jim during the 2023 Oyster Roast auction. On Thursday, Heather, Katey and volunteers Christina Marshen and Dawn Dolson headed down to assist with the event, serving up eastern North Carolina vinegar-based barbecue with sides.

The pig was purchased from Rainbow Meadows Farms in Snow Hill, meaning local, pasture-raised (non-factory farmed) meat.

Many thanks to Jim for cooking up some great barbecue, our volunteers for serving and up and River City Construction for supporting Sound Rivers!

Jim Kellenberger hard at work, making slaw.
(Left to right) Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper Katey Zimmerman, volunteer Dawn Dolson, Jim Kellenberger and volunteer Christina Marshen.

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