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Port Arthur SERTOMA, Hospitality Center smoke chicken for those in need

Catholic Charities Hospitality Center partnered with Port Arthur SERTOMA Wednesday to provide specialty-smoked chicken to pass out to the communities elderly, poor, disabled and homeless persons.

Hospitality Center volunteers and SERTOMA member Brenda Tentrup scoops a serving of dirty rice into a to-go container. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)

Jan Laurents, who volunteers twice a week at the Catholic Charities Hospitality Center on Gulfway Drive, is part of an assembly line serving food on Wednesday. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)

A smoked chicken meal includes dirty rice, beans, bread and a slice of Bundt cake. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)

SERTOMA smoked over 400 chickens feeding around 120-130 guests of the Hospitality Center. (Cassandra Jenkins/The News)