Gerry – The Gerry Volunteer Fire Department’s Rodeo and their stock contractor, Painted Pony Pro Rodeo of Lake Luzerne, New York, received several top awards at the First Frontier Circuit Rodeo Finals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, last week. [caption id="attachment_2613" align="alignright" width="300"] Members of the Gerry Rodeo committee display the Cowboys ‘Favorite Rodeo award they received…Read more
About: Paul Cooley
Written by Paul K. Cooley, a retired teacher of English and Journalism at Cassadaga Valley Central School and a life member of the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department. This will be his 57th year of working at the Gerry Rodeo, where he serves as the Rodeo's Media Coordinator and runs one of the concession stands for the Fire Department. The information in this article may be reprinted and/or edited for media use.
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Four cowboys who have competed in the Gerry Fire Department’s annual pro rodeo had outstanding performances at the recent National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas where total prize money was $10 million. [caption id="attachment_2608" align="alignright" width="200"] Bareback bronc rider Tim O’Connell, who has competed in the annual Gerry Rodeo, won his second World Championship last…Read more
GERRY - The judges for the 73rd Gerry Fire Department’s annual rodeo have submitted their report to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association in Colorado Springs and have again given the rodeo high marks, with head judge Wayde Ellsworth rating it “as good as any in the country”. [caption id="attachment_2602" align="alignright" width="225"] Veteran rodeo judge Wayde…Read more
GERRY – Professional rodeo has been a long-time supporter of the fight against breast cancer with their nationwide “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” campaign, and the annual Gerry Rodeo has been a part of that effort since their advertising chairman Temple Atwell succumbed to that disease seven years ago. [caption id="attachment_2598" align="alignright" width="300"] Gerry Rodeo…Read more
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