PUTNAM - The Putnam Volunteer Fire Company will host a chicken barbecue July 17 from 2 p.m. until sold out. The menu will consist of chicken, baked potato, coldslaw, baked beans and dessert for $10. Clams can be purchased at an additional cost. Refreshments will be available and a raffle will be held. The event takes place at the Putnam Fire House, Route 22, Putnam Station. Call Mary Jane at 547-8432 for additional information.