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Heart of Kentucky United Way receives 2014 check from KY State BBQ Festival

Kentucky State BBQ Festival Committee presents check to Heart of Kentucky United Way

L to R: Cindy Simmons (KYBBQF), Stephanie Blevins (HKUW), Andrea Miller (HKUW), Bob Stovall (KYBBQF), Clay Albright (KYBBQF), Rick Waldon (KYBBQF), Missy Angolia (HOD), Susan Hensley (KYBBQF), Brad Simmons (KYBBQF), Jordan Shewmaker (HKUW).
KYBBQF – Kentucky State BBQ Festival Committee; HKUW – Heart of Kentucky United Way; HOD – Heart of Danville Main Street Program.

On January 23, 2015 the Kentucky State BBQ Festival Foundation, Inc. Committee presented a check in the amount of $28,593.30 to Heart of Kentucky United Way. This represents the amount of money raised by the Festival and Festival-sponsored events and donated to Heart of Kentucky United Way from the 2014 BBQ Festival, held in Danville, KY from Sept. 5-7, 2014.

This was the 4th Ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival and featured 7 celebrity Pitmasters, music, drawings and a raffle, vendors of BBQ related products and services and special events, such as the Art Auction Round-up, the Backyard BBQ Competition, the Smokin’ Butts Bike Ride, Bean Eating and Hog Calling Contests and Kid’s Activities.

The Festival was a smashing success, building on a legacy of making a better and better Festival each year.

The Festival Committee would like to thank our primary sponsors, Pepsi and Lexmark along with Community Trust Bank, Hometown Radio – WHIR 1230 and Z-105, Weldquip, Hampton Inn, Royal Oak Charcoal, Republic Services, State Farm Insurance – Bob Miller, Agent, Pap’s Foods, Orange Cat Productions, Catfish Sound and all of the sponsors that supported the 2014 Festival.

Special thanks goes to Brad and Cindy Simmons of Lucky Dog BBQ for hosting the event and to all to vendors and volunteers without who the Festival would just not happen.

We are already planning the 2015 Kentucky State BBQ Festival for
Sept. 11, 12 & 13, 2015 at Constitution Square in Danville, KY so mark your calendars and come on out for some of the finest BBQ and best times available in America.

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